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comment Basic Punk Rhythm Guitar--Snare Feels Like Down Beat
That generally tends to be easier, the issue is when I'm playing with a real drummer and they're playing a punk beat they usually just hit the bass drum on the down beat (or do some sort of heal-toe thing that adds another hit right before the snare.) It's not really the speed that gets me it's the different feel, the other responses have helped me a lot but I'll try practicing this way a bit there's always room to improve with this sort of thing.
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comment Basic Punk Rhythm Guitar--Snare Feels Like Down Beat
I've made a lot of progress, I'm gonna practice more to make sure I retain it but I'm feeling the beat the right way now. If anyone has the same issue, the bass-snare-snare-snare beat helped a lot, I looped a measure of that followed by a measure of bass-snare-bass-snare (with cymbals to mark chord changes) and practiced over that at varying speeds. Trying to feel the macrobeats actually ended up helping a lot, just tapping the macrobeat with my hand to some punk songs for a while made a big difference, and I think of it that way when I play. I'm gonna mess with some syncopation now.
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Thanks, I know it's mainly the snare because I programmed a simple beat with just kick and snare and had the same issue, but I'll play along to some of our recordings to make sure that that's not also confusing me.
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comment Basic Punk Rhythm Guitar--Snare Feels Like Down Beat
Thanks a lot! I wasn't sure what kind of answers I would get, but these seem like really good ideas. I tried feeling the macrobeats before, that's what I do automatically but I do it wrong right now. That'll probably be better for picking up speed after I get it in my head that the snare isn't on a down beat. The |:bass-snare-snare-snare:| idea sounds like a really good idea, as does intentionally syncopating to get used to the way that feels. I'm gonna try these out tomorrow thanks!
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