"Wake 'n Break" Series

kindbeats

Platinum Member
A new week is upon us once again, folks! :) Today's wake 'n break is a linear groove that utilizes a foot activated tamborim tree or "tamborica", which plays four tamborims at once. Taking the bass drum first, we have notes falling on "1&", the "&" of 2, and on "3&". Next, our tamborica is falling on the "e" and "a" of 1, the "a" of 2, the "e" of 3, and on the "&" of 4. Last but not least, our snare drum has accented notes on the "e" of 2 and on the "a" of 3. As always, I hope you dig it and here's to everyone's week starting off on the good foot!

Wake n Break No. 1534 - Linear Groove With Anticipated Snare Accents And Anticipated Tamborim Accents
https://youtu.be/dVprDplw3ho

Notation available at: https://i.imgur.com/F13Yl36.jpg
 

kindbeats

Platinum Member
Today's wake 'n break is kind of funky break that could work great in either a funk or rock setting. Looking at our feet first, the bass drum is falling on "1&" while our hi-hats are being chicked on 1, 2, 3, and 4. Next, our ride bell is falling on 1 and the "&a" of 1, the "&" of 2, and on the "&" of 4. Moving along to the snare drum, we have accented notes on 2 and 4 with ghost notes on the "e" of 1 and on the "e" of 2. Next, our tom has a slew of thirty second notes starting on 3 and last but not least, we have open hi-hat notes on the "a" of 2 and on the "a" of 4. As always, I hope you dig it and much love! :)

Wake n Break No. 1535 - Funky Rock Break With A 32nd Note Tom Lick
https://youtu.be/rIzuaq6Aby0

Notation available at: https://i.imgur.com/CwFKbHB.jpg
 

kindbeats

Platinum Member
Happy Humpday! 🐪 Today's wake 'n break is a laid back tom and cross stick groove on top of a "boom chick" foot ostinato. Taking our feet first, our bass drum is falling on 1 and 3 while our hi-hat is falling on 2 and 4. Next, our snare drum (with dropped wires) has a cross stick falling on the "&" of 1 and on the "&" of 3. We also have open tones falling on the "e" of 1, the "&a" of 2, the "e" of 3, and on the "&a" of 4, as well as closed tones on the "a" of 1, on 2, the "a" of 3, and on 4. Last but not least, we have anticipated tom notes on the "e" of 2 and on the "e" of 4. As always, I hope you dig it and hang in there because we're already halfway through the workweek!

Wake n Break No. 1536 - Tom And Cross Stick Groove With A Boom Chick Foot Ostinato
https://youtu.be/hAuShnn6aqo

Notation available at: https://i.imgur.com/9P3pMgv.jpg
 

kindbeats

Platinum Member
Today's wake 'n break is a one drop groove that is shuffled similarly to the famous "Purdie Shuffle". Taking the hi-hats first, we have notes falling 1 and the "let" of 1, 2 and the "let" of 2, 3 and the "let" of 3, and on 4 and the "let" of 4. We also have "chicked" notes on 2 and 4. Next, our snare drum has ghost notes on the "trip" of 1, the "trip" of 2, and on the "trip" of 4, with a single accented note on 3. Last but not least, our bass drum is falling in unison with the snare accent on 3. As always, I hope you dig it and much love!

Wake n Break No. 1537 - A Shuffled "Purdie" One Drop
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uj4TEG537Zk&feature=youtu.be

Notation available at: https://i.imgur.com/DN2Nt0W.jpg
 

kindbeats

Platinum Member
Thank goodness it's Friday! :) Today's wake 'n break is a two bar tom groove in 6/8 that utilizes two sets of spoons on the drums. It can also be felt as triplet groove in 4/4 but I feel it in 6/8. Taking the bass drum, we have notes falling on 1 and 5 in the first bar and on 3 in the second bar. Meanwhile, our hi-hats are falling on 3 in the first bar and on 1 and 5 in the second bar. Moving along to the snare drum (with dropped wires), we have notes falling on "1&2&3&4&5&" in both bars, which are being played as flam taps. Last but not least, our high tom is falling on the "&" of 5 in both bars. As always, I hope you dig it and have a great weekend!

Wake n Break No. 1538 - Two Bar Groove In 6/8 Utilizing Two Sets of Spoons On The Drums
https://youtu.be/n8H4ncDgZRk

Notation available at: https://i.imgur.com/6hEoTF4.jpg
 

kindbeats

Platinum Member
Today's wake 'n break is a polyrhythmic waltz that voices the polyrhythm of two against three. :) Taking our feet first, we have the traditional waltz ostinato with the bass drum falling on 1 and the hi-hats falling on 2 and 3. Next, our high tom is falling on 1 and on the "&" of 2. Last but not least, our snare drum has an accented note on 3 as well as ghost notes on the "&" of 1, on 2, and on the "&" of 3. As always, I hope you dig it and much love!

Wake n Break No. 1539 - A Polyrhythmic Waltz Voicing Two Against Three
https://youtu.be/uffyyQgHxrk

Notation available at: https://i.imgur.com/DrtOSGS.jpg
 

kindbeats

Platinum Member
It's Easter Drumday! :) Today's wake 'n break is a two bar halftime backbeat with open hi-hat notes on all of the downbeats. Taking the bass drum first, we have notes falling on 1, the "a" of 1, and on the "&" of 4 in the first bar, followed by notes on the "e" of 1 and on 2 in the second bar. Moving along to the hi-hats, we have open notes falling on all of the downbeats as well as struck notes on the "&a" of each beat. Last but not least, our snare drum has accented notes on the 3 in both bars. As always, I hope you dig it and much love!

Wake n Break No. 1540 - Two Bar Halftime Backbeat With Open Hi-Hats On The Downbeats
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9QHKpzXjWC4&feature=youtu.be

Notation available at: https://i.imgur.com/Fx89jVW.jpg
 

kindbeats

Platinum Member
It's just another manic Monday, folks! Today's wake 'n break is two bar groove that utilizes two sets of hi-hats as well as a cowbell mounted on the rod of the auxiliary hi-hat stand. Taking the bass drum first, we have notes falling on the "e" and "a" of 1, the "e" and "a" of 2, and on "3e" and the "a" of 3 in the first bar. In the second bar, we have note bass drum notes. Next, our main set of hi-hats are falling in unison with the bass drum in the first bar with an open note on the "&" of 4, and in the second bar, we have chicks on "1&2&3&4&" as well as an open note on the "e" of 2. Next, our cowbell is being struck on "1&2&3&4&" in the second bar, as well as chicked cowbell notes on all of the "e's" and "a's". Last but not least, our snare drum has accented notes on 2 and 4 throughout both bars. As always, I hope you dig it and here's to everyone's week starting off on the good foot!

Wake n Break No. 1541 - Dual Hi-Hat Groove With Mounted Cowbell
https://youtu.be/JV8RxObryQ8
 

kindbeats

Platinum Member
Today's wake 'n break is a backbeat where the last snare accent is slightly displaced with a short sixteenth note triplet (counted: 1 trip let & trip let) lick played between the bass drum, hi-hat, and snare drum. Taking the bass drum first, we have notes falling on 2 and on the second "trip" of 3. Next, our hi-hats are being struck on "1, 2, 3, 4" as well as chicked on all of the upbeats or "&'s". Last but not least, our snare drum is falling on 2 and on the second "let" of 3. I'm in a rush today so I hope I didn't make any mistakes in this breakdown. As always, I hope you dig it and much love!

Wake n Break No. 1542 - Backbeat Groove With A Displaced Snare Accent
https://youtu.be/UzDsVmx5OE4
 

kindbeats

Platinum Member
Happy Humpday! 🐪 Since my hi-hat stand is currently loaded up for a gig, I decided to have fun with my tamborica again. Today's groove is a sixteenth note triplet (counting: 1 trip let & trip let) backbeat with ghosted notes on the tamborica. Taking the bass drum first, we have notes falling on "1&", on 3, and the second "let" of 3. Next, our tamborica is falling on the "trip" and "let" of each beat, as well as on the second "trip" and "let" of each beat. Moving along to the ride, we have crashed notes on "1&". Next, our snare drum is providing the backbeat on 2 and 4. Last but not least, our high tom is falling on the "&" of 2 and on the "&" of 3 while our floor tom is falling on 3. As always, I hope you dig it and hang in there because we're already halfway through the workweek!

Wake n Break No. 1543 - Sixteenth Note Triplet Backbeat With Ghosted Tamborica Notes
https://youtu.be/YXtIlE_D2RI

Notation available at: https://i.imgur.com/QXKa6Vf.jpg
 

kindbeats

Platinum Member
Today's wake 'n break once again utilizes my foot activated tamborica in place of my hi-hats since they're still packed up for a gig. Taking the shell of the bass drum first, we have a steady slew of sixteenth notes falling on "1e&a, 2e&a, 3e&a, 4e&a". Next, our bass drum has anticipated notes falling on the "e" and "a" of 1, the "e" of 2, the "e" and "a" of 3, and on the "e" of 4. Moving along to the tamborica, we have notes falling on all of the upbeats or "&'s", which provides the groove with a touch of swing. Last but not least, our snare drum is falling on 2, the "a" of 2, on 4, and finally on the "a" of 4. As always, I hope you dig it and much love!

Wake n Break No. 1544 - Anticipated Bass Drum And Drum Shell Groove With Tamborica Notes On The Upbeats
https://youtu.be/2OKZAqa7H2s

Notation available at: https://i.imgur.com/jme1eJe.jpg
 

kindbeats

Platinum Member
Thank goodness it's Friday! :) Today's wake 'n break is a double stroked samba groove utilizing brushes on a set of three pandieros. Taking the middle pandeiro first, we have notes falling on 1 and the "a" of 1, 2 and the "a" of 2, on 3, and on the "a" of 4. Next, the left pandeiro is falling on the "e&" of 1, the "e&" of 2, and on the "e&" of 3. Last but not least, the fight pandeiro is falling on the "a" of 3 and on 4. I think I may revisit this setup tomorrow, tuning the pandeiros to different pitch, but you never know. As always, I hope you dig it and much love!

Wake n Break No. 1545 - Double Stroked Samba For Three Pandeiros
https://youtu.be/7InmNJPdTww
 

kindbeats

Platinum Member
Finally got home in time to post today's wake 'n break. No days off! :) Today's wake 'n break is a baiao inspired backbeat that is being played with brushes on three pandeiros. Taking the pandeiro on the left first, we have the baiao surdo pattern falling on 1 and the "a" of 1, the "&" of 2, on 3 and the "a" of 3, and on the "&" of 4. Next, our middle pandeiro has notes falling on the "&" of 1, on 2 and the "a" of 2, the "&" of 3, and on 4 and the "a" of 4. Last but not least, the pandeiro on the right is voicing a backbeat on 2 and 4. As always, I hope you dig it and much love!

Wake n Break No. 1546 - Baiao Inspired Backbeat For Three Pandeiros
https://youtu.be/bZ_Egu7CjPo
 
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kindbeats

Platinum Member
Drumday, lazy Drumdaaaaay! :) Today's wake 'n break is a quasi-linear groove in 6/8 with some ghost note action on the snare drum. Starting with the bass drum, we have notes falling on 1, the "&" of 2, and on "4&". Moving along to the hi-hats, we have notes falling on the "&" of 2, the "&" of 3, and on 5, with a chick on 6 and an open note on the "&" of 3. Last but not least, our snare drum has accented notes on 3 and 5, with ghost notes falling on 2, on the "&" of 5, and on "6&". As always, I hope you dig it and much love!

Wake n Break No. 1547 - 6/8 Quasi Linear Groove With Ghosted Snare Drum Notes
https://youtu.be/GpSouVMjWr4

Notation available at: https://i.imgur.com/theLX5R.jpg
 

kindbeats

Platinum Member
A new week is upon us once again! :) Today's wake 'n break is a sparse linear groove that utilizes an original model of the Bash from Hammerax. Taking the bass drum first, we have notes falling on 1 and on "3&". Next, our hi-hats are being chicked on the "e" of 1, and on the "e" and "a" of 3. They are also being struck on the "a" of 1 and on "4&". Moving along to the Bash, we have a single note falling on 2 and last but not least, our snare drum has a single accented note on the "&" of 2. As always, I hope you dig it and here's to everyone's week starting off on the good foot!

Wake n Break No. 1548 - Sparse Linear Groove Utilizing An Original Model Hammerax Bash
https://youtu.be/WUFc02ByoKs

Notation available at: https://i.imgur.com/HLCHeBc.jpg
 

kindbeats

Platinum Member
Today's wake 'n break is a fat backbeat with an anticipated ride bell pattern. Taking the bass drum first, we have notes falling on "1&". Looking at the ride cymbal next, we have notes on the shoulder of the cymbal falling on "1&", the "&" of 2, the "e" of 3, and on the "e" of 4. Meanwhile, the bell of the ride is falling on the "e" and "a" of 1, the "e" of 2, on 3, and finally on the "a" of 3. Next, our hi-hats have notes falling on the "a" of 2, the "&" of 3, and then an open note on the "&" of 4. Last but not least, our snare drum is providing the backbeat on 2 and 4. As always, I hope you dig it and much love!

Wake n Break No. 1549 - Fat Backbeat With An Anticipated Ride Bell Pattern
https://youtu.be/etx9xacuxMc

Notation available at: https://i.imgur.com/xMnkTq3.jpg
 

kindbeats

Platinum Member
Happy Humpday! 🐪 Today's wake 'n break is a two bar groove in 6/8 with sixteenth notes broken up between the bass drum, snare drum, and hi-hats. Taking the bass drum first, we have notes falling on 1, the "&" of 2, and on 4 in both bars. Next, our hi-hats have notes falling on "1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6" with accents on 1, 3, and 6, and this remains constant throughout both bars. We also have open notes on 5 in both bars. Last but not least, our snare drum has accented notes on 3 in the first bar and then on 3 and the "&" of 5 in the second bar, with ghost notes littered throughout both bars. As always, I hope you dig it and hang in there because we're already halfway through the workweek!

Wake n Break No. 1550 - Two Bar Ghosted Snare Groove In 6/8
https://youtu.be/BpGn2tN0v8U

Notation available at: https://i.imgur.com/CmjNrf5.jpg
 

kindbeats

Platinum Member
Today's wake 'n break is a pretty sparse and wide open backbeat with single handed sixteenth note triplets (counting them as: "1 trip let & trip let") on the hi-hats. Taking the bass drum first, we have notes falling on "1&", the "& trip let" of 3, and on the second "let" of 4. Next, our hi-hats have notes falling on "1&", "2 trip let & trip let", "3 trip let & trip let", and on "4 trip let & trip let". Last but not least, our snare drum is falling on 2 and 4. As always, I hope you dig it and much love!

Wake n Break No. 1551 - Sparse And Wide Open Backbeat With Sixteenth Note Triplets On The Hi-Hats
https://youtu.be/r6r4pAM3hns

Notations available: https://i.imgur.com/p8KgAAe.jpg
 

kindbeats

Platinum Member
I just realized that I forgot to post yesterday's wake 'n break here on DW, so here is both yesterday's and today's.


Thank goodness it's Friday! :) Today's wake 'n break is a linear groove that has open hi-hat note and utilizes a tamborcica. Taking the bass drum first, we have notes falling on a 1 and the "a" of 1, and on 4. Next, our hi-hats are being chicked on, "1, 2, 3, 4", with openings on the ""e&" of 2. Moving along to the tamborica, we have notes falling on the "e" of 2 and on "3e". Last but not least, our snare drum has a single accented note on the "&" of 3. As always, I hope you dig it and much love! https://youtu.be/XdR_xpf__mc

Wake n Break No. 1552 - Linear Groove w/ Tamborica And Lingering Hi-Hat Note
Notation available: https://i.imgur.com/vw2JNnZ.jpg


Today's wake 'n break is a backbeat that has some ghost note action on the snare as well as our ride bell and bass drum falling in unison. :) Taking the feet first, our bass drum is falling on 1 and the "a" of 1, the "&" of 2, and on the "e" of 3. Meanwhile, our hi-hats are keeping a quarter note pulse on "1, 2, 3, 4". Next, our ride bell is falling in unison with all of the bass drum notes. Last but not least, our snare drum has accented notes on 2 and 4, as well as ghost notes on the "e&" of 1, the "a" of 2, on 3, and finally on the "&a" of 3. As always, I hope you dig it and much love!

Wake n Break No. 1553 - Ghosted Backbeat With Bass Drum And Ride Bell Falling In Unison
https://youtu.be/vlOueKnGLsM

Notation available at: https://i.imgur.com/CjPSTEI.jpg
 

kindbeats

Platinum Member
After watching "That Thing You Do" , I was inspired to come up with a simple 1960's-esque rock backbeat, a la the Oneders! lol Taking the bass drum first, we have notes falling on 1, "3&", and on the "&" of 4 in both bars. Looking at the hi-hats next, we have notes falling on "1, 2, 3, 4" in the first bar, and then on 1, 3, and 4. Last but not least, our snare drum is falling on 2, the "&a" of 2, and on 4 in the first bar, followed by notes on 2, the "&a" of 2, on "3e&", and on 4 in the second bar. As always, I hope you dig it and enjoy the rest of your weekend!

Wake n Break No. 1554 - Bubblegum Rock Inspired Backbeat
https://youtu.be/-E-KZ9fICOU

Notation available at: https://i.imgur.com/4tR1jMn.jpg
 
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