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[MUSIC]
alright,
we're gonna talk in depth about the
scratch called the ox flare.
Ox Flare.
And it's named by this guy DJ Saunder
Schooler when I was in Germany.
He just called it that and I was like, oh
wow, that's an old scratch we used to
do before, but he broke it down real nice
and slow.
And I was always doing it fast.
It's this scratch right here.
[NOISE].
[MUSIC]
Okay.
And I never knew how to break that down a
little slower.
And he showed me how to break that down a
little bit slow and I was like, whoa!
That is a good combo, so what happens,
what's happening here is what it is.
Let's break it down for you.
The first movement is like an original
flare, the first part of an original flare
so that's like you let the record go and
you leave the fader open.
Right?
And you go, you do two clicks, and
it's closed at the end, alright?
Two clicks.
Alright?
Just like that, see?
It starts open, but it ends closed.
Oops, sorry.
Here we go.
I'll go real slow.
Like that.
Fader closed.So it looks like this.
First movement is like that.
Let the record go up with the sound in
half with a flare.
And you end it with the fader closed.
Alright?
That's the first part.
[SOUND] Alright?
And if you had a regular fade put the
fader regular,
it would be like that, alright.
I'll do slow motion.
All right.
The fader's open.
It's gonna click once and then turn off
making two notes.
That's two notes right there.
All right, here we go.
All right.
The next movement is, it's actually, it's
four notes, all right.
So that's the first two notes.
The second two notes I just.
Two, two tares back, alright?
So one, two, two tares back.
That's gonna sound like this [NOISE].
Alright?
[NOISE] So
that's the ox flare right there.
[MUSIC]
I'll take this click right here so
you don't get confused.
Put a click like this on this point.
Just so you see it all right?
That is the ox flare, all right?
[SOUND] And then.
[SOUND]
Alright.
You got open the fader on that one.
[SOUND]
Alright?
So I'm also letting the record go.
Right here.
This first part, I'm releasing the record.
Like I'm not holding onto it, I'm letting
go.
[SOUND]
Alright so that's the ox flare.
Let's do it once more.
Super slow.
I'll try to do it with the up faders this
time.
Alright, so you can also.
Let's just start it on the one.
[SOUND]
All right.
Let's start it like a little syncopated.
[SOUND]
All right.
So you can start it in all kinda ways.
As with all scratch techniques, we start
them.
The different parts in the beat.
Anyway.
I think you got it right?
Ox flare, release the record.
two tears back.
That's it.
Let the record go.
[SOUND] And then bring it back.
[SOUND]
Okay that reminds me you can probably do
more than two clicks here.
Not probably.
You can do as many clicks as you want over
here.
[SOUND]
Anyway.
You make up your own thing.
You don't have to have one click or two
clicks here.
You have a bunch of clicks that you can do
a crab.
[SOUND]
Anyway.
This is a super broken down version of all
that stuff, right?
So feel free to add as many clicks as you
want here, as many tears as you want here.
You know, it's all math, it's all numbers,
so have fun with that.
And that is the ox flare, alright?
Actually let me do a bunch of ox flares in
combos, right?
[SOUND]
Sometimes I don't need to start
right here, sometimes I start from here
and continue on.
You know like [COUGH] [SOUND].
See I'm starting in reverse.
[SOUND] See I'm starting, starting here on
the tear.
[SOUND] So you don't have to start from
here, you can start from here.
Anyway you get the idea alright?
So yeah why do you think he made it, why
do you think he called the ox flare?
L dog?
L dog was like this.
All right, so that's the ox flare.
I don't know why he calls it that either.
[MUSIC]