Online Drum Lessons

8th Note Rock Beats

Monday, March 18, 2019 by Chris McCaig | Grooves

In this lesson we're adding bass drum variations to the basic 8th note groove.

These are the kinds of grooves you will hear in many of your favourite rock and pop songs.

Practice these grooves between 80-120 bpm.

Count 1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &.

In this exercise the bass and snare play through the master system with 8th notes and quarter notes.

The snare is always on counts 2 and 4, while the bass drum plays everything else.


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