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    Snare on 1 and 3?

    Non-drummer here. I'm working on this tune that I can only describe as a Yee Haw tune. You could use it for rodeo music. Tempo is 200. For drums, I am just putting the snare on 1 and 3. Nothing else except for the bridge. Is that crazy? Are there any tunes you know of like that? Thanks
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    Anticipations, etc.

    OK, I'm not a drummer, so please excuse the noobie character of the questions. :) 1) If you have a basic beat, say a basic rock beat, kick on 1 and 3, snare on 2 and 4, hi-hat playing 8th notes. Then suppose say the fourth bar is anticipated by an 8th note. Imagine that the melody and the...