Hi-hat Technique from Sultans of Swing

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This upbeat rock beat uses an open hi-hat technique to lift the second bar of the repeat.

Pick Withers uses a slick open hi-hat pattern in the drum part for Sultans of Swing - Dire Straits. By reserving the open hats to only the second bar of the 2-bar groove, Withers mixes a straight rock groove feel with a disco-esque feel for a great result.

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