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I can't say that I know his technique in particular but have a couple thoughts for you. I would suggest looking into the heel-toe technique. I'm not a drummer so I can't really explain how it is accomplished but I've understood it to be a technique to increase speed on the kick. The drummer in my band has been complimented repeatedly by people liking his ...


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I notice two differences in the drum beat at this point. One is what Tim mentioned in his answer, the beat takes on a swing rhythm, specifically the 16th notes are swung. The other difference, which I think might be what you are referring to, is that the snare hits start to happen on the upbeats and twice as frequently. This would be called a Double Time ...


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If it's between 1:00 and 1:25, it's gone into a swing feel, same tempo, but the bars are played with a triplet feel instead of straight 4s.Found more in a jazz situation, but, hey, why not put it in and keep it in?


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I don't know of a scientific reason, but historically, rock's ancestors are definitely jazz, blues, and other similar types of music (ragtime, dixie, etc.), and all these types of music stress a syncopated beat (i.e., clapping/tapping to 2 and 4). Does tapping/(playing the snare) on 1 and 3 sound weird to you? I can't scientifically explain that either, ...


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The case in question is true only for western pop/rock styles based on the measure form 4/4 made of two sub 2/4 subcomponents, that is (2/4 + 2/4). Other styles based on different measure forms will have different use of drums (such as Reggae). So, please don't take it as a general formula of how to make music right. In this particular case, there is a ...



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