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A New Perspective - Displacing Three-Over-Four Polyrhythms

A three-over-four polyrhythm is comprised of sets of three equally spaced notes and four equally spaced notes that occupy the same timeframe. Typically both sides of the polyrhythm start together on the same note and utilize the same subdivision. If…

Aaron Edgar
May 31, 2017

ROCK PERSPECTIVES - Progressive Drumming Essentials

Has a song ever caught your ear in just the right kind of wrong way, leaving the music feeling twisted? You knew the musicians were playing together correctly, and you might have even been familiar with the song, but what…

Modern Drummer
Feb 23, 2017