An interpretation and analysis of the rhythmic “swank” of artists such as J Dilla, Questlove, D’Angelo and Chris “Daddy” Dave.
Metric modulation is a change in tempo or pulse based on a relative note value or subdivision. My previous modulation
These exercises use an AABA form in a 4 bar phrase, shifting gears from the 16th note funk beat to
Funk in 17/8. An of example of Nate Smith “finding the 4” in odd time signatures. A transcription of the
Download the drum chart I used with Mr. Bill during the 2016 North America tour. An incredible tour with Mr.
Rhythmic hemiola is a subdivision of the beat that differs from the time signature, with the intention of playing on
DnB groove exercises played also in reverse with 16th note roll and sticking variations. Downloadable PDF ; REWIND! DNB _Part
Two bar drum and bass grooves time shifted across quintuplet subdivisions. Use a metronome! Downloadable PDF’s ; DNB Groove Modulation
The following groove exercises take 8th note drum and bass patterns and modulates the groove over quarter note triplets. Keep
The Following 4/4 triplet based groove exercises and 6/8 double bass exercises are valuable in developing precision, control and musicality in
I was put onto Nitin Sawhney’s music when Kobra Kai was starting out, when we were still mixing some eastern
Roni Size’s In the Mode LP (2000) was the first drum and bass album I got into. I wrote out
A brief selection of classic drum breaks every drummer or producer should know. I got listening to hip hop when
A selection of Questlove’s grooves from a masterpiece hip hop record. The Roots were one of the first bands to
These are Jungle grooves repeated in the consecutive bar/s as a mirrored image – played in reverse. They’re a good