This lesson pulls the 4-measure repeating beat tecnique and then accented hi hat technique from the song "Locked Out Of Heaven" by Bruno Mars.
Video 2 of 2 over metronome training and how to increase the depth of your drumset grooves.
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In this video lesson, we are going to take a look at the cowbell groove from the track 'Feeling This' by Blink 182, featuring Travis Barker on drums. This sweet groove has got a latin style ostinato with the left hand on the cowbell, while your right hand maintains a basic 16th note 4/4 beat on the hats and snare, making this an overall tricky groove to get down. Hope you enjoy!
Here is a great idea in which we are subdividing 16th notes in to four groups of 3 and one group of 4 played between the hands and kick drum. This concept has a great feel to it and will catch the listener off guard, which is always a good thing. In this lesson we shall be exploring a number of ideas you can use this idea between the kick, snare, and hats. I might do a part 2 and mover the idea around the kit if you want me too. Enjoy, and as always feel free to leave a comment, subscribe, and 'like' if you enjoyed the video.
In this lesson, we are going to add pairs of snappy 32nd notes between the hi hats to add a bit of spice to our grooves. This is a cool little concept that has been often used by some of my favourite drummers such as Abe Cunningham from Deftones and Travis Barker from Blink 182. This video is also serving as a testrun for future videos with both my drums and voice miked up. Let me know what you think and bare in mind that this is merely a tester.