There are many ways we can approach writing patterns in odd time signatures. On one hand, we can write unique, choppier feels that match the given meter. This is a common go-to technique for many progressive bands, including my own group, Third Ion. On the other hand, we can write feels that smooth out the time signature. We’ll focus on that method in this month’s lesson.

TO READ THE FULL STORY:

Subscribe NowLOG IN

Modern Drummer Logo

Read this article
+get instant access TO
45 YEARS
of Modern Drummer issues
WITH A DIGITAL SUBSCRIPTION for just
$4.99 month with no contract!

Love the printed mag? Click here.

Modern Drummer Logo