Mr. Bill’s Australian Winter 2017 tour, accompanied by Ryanosaurus and Bill’s side job, Electrocado, had us all take on Coffs Harbour, Airlie Beach, Melbourne, Perth and Canberra. Mr. Bill’s complete live set from our final show of the run, Psyland Festival, is up for download exclusively from Clyp. Features a shit load of remixes, VIP […]

Nate Smith is the funkiest mofo going. Here’s a quick transcription of the first released track from his album, “Kinfolk : Postcards From Everywhere”. Every second bar has an extra quaver to the count, making the rhythm 4/4, 9/8 repeated throughout the song. This can also be felt as 17/8 time, with the back beat […]

An incredible tour with Mr. Bill through the USA and Canada has all wrapped up. ย 24000kms (15000 miles) on the road with an awesome crew taking on 30 shows from California to British Columbia, New York to Florida, Louisiana to Colorado all book ended in surreal fashion by time spent with Patrick Leonard in the […]

I recently played a few shows asย Mr. Bill’s drummer on his Australian “Corrective Scene Surgery” tour, complete with giant inflatabill and visual show. I transcribedย all the fundamental grooves for each track to make up a simplified chart to cover hisย 1.5 hour DJ set and assist in committing some often heavily syncopated patterns to memory. Here’s […]

3

Love this Guiliana track. The intro features a 24 bar heavily syncopated passage that the drumsย andย bass play in unison. I included it here as an additional clearerย pdf. This, plus the accents on beat 3 then 1 of the first two bars of the head are two important points of playing the song. Practice it with […]