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Old 05-25-2013, 05:10 PM
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Default Re: "Get Lucky" - John JR Robinson with Daft Punk

Originally Posted by mrmike View Post
Super simple groove and it has that signature JR Robinson behind the beat snare that makes it groove like crazy.
That's what I notice--bass drum is dead center, back-beats are dialed back just a little and a slightly elastic hi hat stretches to glue it together. So there's this slight hesitation within the flow that makes the thing perpetuate, consistently, on and on. All of these things are extremely subtle but make a huge difference in the way it feels. I reckon JR's ability to do this immediately and consistently, over and over again (along with his touch, balance on the instrument, musicality, etc.) is why he's been hired for so many high-profile and successful projects.
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