"Wake 'n Break" Series

kindbeats

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Today's wake 'n break is a linear groove that is broken up between the bass drum, hi-hat, and snare drum. Listening back to it, I can hear a touch of "Wanna Be Starting Something" in it. Taking the bass drum first, we have a pickup on the "a" of 4, followed by notes on the "e" of 1, the "&" of 2, on 3 and the "a" of 3, and then we're back at the "a" of 4. Next, our hi-hats are being chicked on the "&" of 1 and on 4. Meanwhile, we are also striking our hi-hat on the "a" of 1 and on the "e" of 4. Last but not least, our snare drum is falling on 2 and on the "&" of 4. As always, I hope you dig it and that your memorial day weekend is going well!

Wake n Break No. 1575 - Linear Groove With Chicked Hats And An Upbeat Snare Accent
https://youtu.be/vO8epFRjFlY

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

kindbeats

Platinum Member
Today's wake 'n break is a linear groove that is four on the floor. What makes this groove is the buzzed snare note. Taking the bass drum first, we have notes falling on 1, 2, 3, and 4. Next, our hi-hats are falling on the "&" of 2 and on the "a" of 3. Last but not least, our snare has a buzzed note on the "&" of 1, a ghost note on the "e" of 3 and then an accented note on the "&" of 4. No time for a fun outro today due to having to leave early for a gig. As always, I hope you dig it and much love!

Wake n Break No. 1576 - Linear Four On The Floor Groove With A Buzzed Snare Note
https://youtu.be/Gi1Koody0v8
 

kindbeats

Platinum Member
Today's wake 'n break is a ride bell groove with open hi-hat notes played slightly behind the beat. This is another groove that I believe can be felt as either a bar of 6/8 or a bar of 3/4. Personally, I hear it in 3/4, so I will be breaking it down as such. Taking the feet first, our bass drum is falling on "1&" and on the "a" of 3. Meanwhile, our hi-hats are being chicked on "1, 2, 3" with an open note on the "a" of 3. Last but not least, our snare drum has a single accented note on 3. As always, I hope you dig it and much love!

Wake n Break No. 1577 - Ride Bell Groove in 3/4 With a Behind The Beat Hi-Hat Note
https://youtu.be/VXTwqknMHPw

Notation available at: https://i.imgur.com/Wi1Brsj.jpg
 

kindbeats

Platinum Member
Happy Humpday! 🐪 Today's wake 'n break is a slinky two bar ride groove that has a short cymbal choke stop at the end of the second bar. Taking the feet first, our bass drum has notes falling on "1&", the "e" and "a" of 3, and on 4 in both bars. Meanwhile, our hi-hats are being chicked on the "&" of 2, the "&" of 3, and on the "&" of 4 in the first bar, and then on the "&" of 2 and on the "&" of 3 in the second bar. We are also striking the hi-hat for an open note on 4 in the first bar. Moving along to the snare drum, we have a ruff that leads into the bass drum on 1, followed by accented notes on 2 and on the "&" of 4 in the first bar. The second bar is more of the same thing, except that we are not letting the open hi-hat note on "4" linger. Last but not least, our high tom is falling on the "a" of 2 and on 3 in 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. 1578 - Slinky Sixteenth Note Ride Groove With A Short Stop
https://youtu.be/pjdPVmUSfsQ

Notation available at: https://i.imgur.com/Uaty47W.jpg
 

kindbeats

Platinum Member
Today's wake 'n break is a linear groove that is broken up between the bass drum, snare drum, and hi-hat, and has interjecting hi-hat chicks. :) Looking at our feet first, the bass drum is falling on 1 and the "a" of 1, and on "3&". Meanwhile, our hi-hats are being chicked on the "&" of 1, and on the "e" and "a" of 3. Finally, our snare drum has an accented note on the "e" of 2 and on 4, with ghost notes on the "&a" of 2. We also have a roll that starting on the "&" of 4. Sorry, but I didn't have time to notate this one!

Wake n Break No. 1579 - Linear Groove With Interjecting Hi-Hat Chicks
https://youtu.be/L4HLyW7O2Bg
 

kindbeats

Platinum Member
Thank goodness it's Friday! :) Today's wake 'n break is a funky groove that utilizes brush swipes on the head of the tom. Taking our feet first, our bass drum is falling on 1 and the "a" of 1, the "&" of 3, and on the "e" of 4. Meanwhile, our hi-hats are being chicked on all of the upbeats or "&'s". Next, our brush is swiping sixteenth notes on the head of the tom. Last but not least, our snare drum has accented notes on 2 and the "a" of 2, as well as ghost notes on the "e&" of 1, the "e" and "a" of 3, and on 4 and the "&a" of 4. As always, I hope you dig it and much love!

Wake n Break No. 1580 - Funky Groove With Brush Swipes On The Head of The Tom
https://youtu.be/XdHkwiyYdII

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

kindbeats

Platinum Member
Today's wake 'n break has sixteenth note triplets (counting: "1 trip let & trip let") being broken up between the ride and snare drum. Taking the feet first, our bass drum is falling on "1&", the "e" and "a" of 3, and on the "e&" of 4. Meanwhile, our hi-hats are being chicked on all of the downbeats. Looking at the ride bell next, we have notes falling on "1&" and on the "&" of 4. Meanwhile, we are crashing the ride on 2. Next, our snare drum has accented notes on 2, the "a" of 2, and on the "&" of 3, with ghost notes on the first and second "trip let" of 1, as well as on the second "trip let" of 4. Last but not least, our floor tom is falling on the "a" of 2, "3e&a", and on "4e". As always, I hope you dig it and much love!

Wake n Break No. 1581 - Sixteenth Note Triplet Groove With A Crashed Ride Cymbal
https://youtu.be/z8VsoGE-pnQ
 

kindbeats

Platinum Member
Today's wake 'n break is a pretty laid back but somewhat funky quasi-linear groove in 6/8. :) Taking the bass drum first, we have notes falling on 1 and on the "&" of 6. Next, our hi-hat has an open note on 1 and it lingers until 3, as well as another note on the "&" of 5. Moving along to the snare drum, we have accented notes on 3 and on the "&" of 4, as well as ghost notes on 4, 5, and on 6. Last but not least, our tom has a single note falling on the "&" of 3. As always, much love and I hope you all had a wonderful weekend!

Wake n Break No. 1582 - Quasi-Linear Groove In 6/8 With A Lingering Hi-Hat Note
https://youtu.be/pUg3G6wTDr4

Notation available at: https://i.imgur.com/94QKl2N.jpg
 

kindbeats

Platinum Member
A new week is upon us once again! :) Today's wake 'n break is a pretty straight forward sixteenth note boom bap beat for the bass drum, hi-hat, tom, and snare rim. Taking the hi-hats first, we have a steady slew of sixteenth notes on "1e&a 2e&a 3e&a 4e&a". Next, our bass drum is falling on "1&", the "e" of 3, and on the "a" of 4. Moving along to the cross stick, we have our backbeat being voiced on 2 and 4. Last but not least, the tom is falling on the "a" of 2, the "&" of 3, and on the "a" of 4. As always, I hope you dig it and here's to everyone's week starting off on the good foot!

Wake n Break No. 1583 - Straight Forward And Dirty Sixteenth Note Groove For Tom And Cross Stick
https://youtu.be/RcUxgSqAyKg

Notation available at: https://i.imgur.com/Fn1viUY.jpg
 

kindbeats

Platinum Member
Today's wake 'n break is a four on the floor groove with upbeat cymbal accents, as well as some hand to hand sixteenth notes on the hi-hats. Taking the bass drum first, we have a quarter note pulse with notes falling on 1, 2, 3, and 4. Next, our snare drum on the "&" of 1 and on the "&" of 2. Moving along to the bell of the ride cymbal, we have a single note on the "&" of 1. Last but not least, our hi-hats have an open accent on the "&" of 2, followed by hand to hand sixteenth notes on the "&a" of 3, and on "4e&a". Personally, I think this one would groove harder when slowed down a bit. As always, I hope you dig it and much love!

Wake n Break No. 1584 - Four On The Floor With Upbeat Snare And Cymbal Accents
https://youtu.be/0-JUAKZa1vg

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

kindbeats

Platinum Member
Today's wake 'n break is a 6/4 groove that has a slew of sixteenth notes played on the shell of the bass drum. Taking the bass drum shell first, we have notes falling on "1e&a, 2e&a, 3e&a, 4e&a, 5e&". Next, our hi-hats are keeping a quarter note pulse. Moving along to the bass drum, we have notes falling on 1, the "a" of 3, and on "4&". Last but not least, our snare drum has accented notes on the "&" of 2 and on the "&" of 5. As always, I hope you dig it and much love!

Wake n Break No. 1585 - Bass Drum Shell Groove In 6/4 With A Slight Pause
https://youtu.be/zIv3XiAfRDQ

Notation available at: https://i.imgur.com/hhZv8pI.jpg
 

kindbeats

Platinum Member
Today's wake 'n break is a busy and uptempo linear backbeat with a hi-hat pattern that is similar to the traditional cascara rhythm. :) Taking the bass drum first, we have notes falling on 1 and on the "a" of 3. Next, our hi-hats have notes falling on 1 and the "&a" of 1, the "e&" of 2, on "3e", and then an open note on 4. 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, and on the "e&" of 3. As always, I hope you dig it and much love!

Wake n Break No. 1586 - Linear Backbeat With A Cascara-Esque Pattern On The Hi-Hats
https://youtu.be/G558jmqURYA

Notation available at: https://i.imgur.com/2KYhVwd.jpg
 

kindbeats

Platinum Member
Today's wake 'n break is a unique shuffle groove, the unique part being that there is no backbeat. :) Our snare is playing all ghost notes except for a single accented note. Taking the feet first, our bass drum is falling on 1 and 2 while our hi-hats are keeping a quarter note pulse. Next, our ride cymbal is falling on 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. Last but not least, our snare has an accented note on the "let" of 3, as well as ghost notes on 1 and the "let" of 1, 2 and the "let" of 2, on 3, and on 4 and the "let" of 4. As always, I hope you dig it and have a great weekend!

Wake n Break No. 1587 - Unique Shuffle With No Backbeat
https://youtu.be/1UMz95QltEE
 

kindbeats

Platinum Member
Today's wake 'n break is a halftime shuffle that blends other famous halftime shuffles together. In this groove, you can hear elements of the Purdie shuffle, Bonham's "Fool In The Rain" shuffle, and Jeff Porcaro's Roseanna shuffle. Taking the hi-hats first, we have notes falling on 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 with an open note on 4. Moving along to the bass drum, we have notes falling on 1 and the "let" of 1, on 2 and the "let" of 2, on 3, and on the "let" of 4. Last but not least, our snare drum has accented notes on 3 and on the "trip" of 4, as well as ghost notes on the "trip" of 1 and on the "trip" of 2. As always, I hope you dig it and have a great weekend!

Wake n Break No. 1588 - Hybrid of Various Halftime Shuffles
https://youtu.be/LdC3f7WSgVA

Notation available at: https://i.imgur.com/Kp1yKq9.jpg
 

kindbeats

Platinum Member
My SD card is corrupted, so today's wake 'n break was recorded on my phone. NOTE: In my editing program, the video showed up with the correct angle, but youtube automatically turns it sideways. I apologize for that! Any way, it's a shuffle groove for the pandeiro, where we have a steady slew of eighth note triplets with closed tone slap accents on 2, the "let" of 2, and on 4. The rest of the notes are played as open tones. As always, I hope you dig it and much love!

Wake n Break No. 1589 - A Shuffle Groove For The Pandeiro
https://youtu.be/7T4ocTu2Oxc
 

kindbeats

Platinum Member
Today's wake 'n break is built around dribbled sixteenth note triplets (counting: 1 trip let & trip let) on the snare drum. Taking the bass drum first, we have notes falling on "1&" and on 3. Next, our hi-hats have notes falling on "1&", 2, "3&", and on 4, with openings on 2 and on the "&" of 3. Last but not least, our snare drum has accented notes on 2 and the "&" of 2, the "&" of 3, and on the "e&" of 4, as well as ghost notes on the first "trip" of 2 and on the second "trip" and "let" of 2, and on the second "trip" and "let" of 4. As always, I hope you dig it and much love!

Wake n Break No. 1590 - 4/4 Groove With 16th Note Triplet Dribbles On The Snare
https://youtu.be/ZGoBj9l2Pkg

Notations return tomorrow!
 

kindbeats

Platinum Member
Today's wake 'n break is a plodding backbeat utilizing a loosely tuned floor tom. Taking the feet first, our bass drum is falling on "1e", "2e", "3e", and "4e" while our hi-hats are keeping a quarter note pulse on 1, 2, 3, and 4. Moving along to the floor tom, we have notes falling on the "&a" of 1, the "&a" of 2, the "&a" of 3, and on the "&a" 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. 1591 - Plodding Bass Drum Groove w/ Loosely Tuned Floor Tom
https://youtu.be/tszdJl7co1g

Notation available at: https://i.imgur.com/ywqhM61.jpg
 

kindbeats

Platinum Member
Happy Humpday! 🐪Today's wake 'n break is a two bar, hand to hand groove broken up between the bass drum, hi-hats, snare drum, and high tom. The interesting thing about this groove is that the notes on both the bass drum and high tom are anticipated. Taking the hi-hats first, we have notes falling on "1e&", the "e&" of 2, on "3e&", and on the "e&" of 4 in both bars. Next, our bass drum is falling on the "a" of 2 and on the "a" of 4 in the first bar, followed by notes on the "a" of 2, the "e" of 3, and on the "a" of 4 in the second bar. Moving along to the high tom, we have notes falling on the "a" of each beat. Last but not least, our snare drum is falling on 2 and 4 in 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. 1592 - Hand To Hand Groove With Anticipated Tom And Bass Drum Notes
https://youtu.be/Fdmwpg_XAhU

Notation available at: https://i.imgur.com/Tp0zHOq.jpg
 

kindbeats

Platinum Member
Today's wake 'n break is a somewhat slow and plodding groove that has upbeat hi-hat accents as well as both cross stick and snare drum notes. Taking the bass drum first, we have notes falling on "1e" and on "3e". Next, our hi-hats have notes falling on the "&a" of each beat. Last but not least, our cross stick is falling on "2e" and then we have snare notes on "4e&a". As always, I hope you dig it and much love!

Wake n Break No. 1593 - Plodding Snare And Cross Stick Groove With Hi-Hats On The Upbeats
https://youtu.be/ot1UmmlabZY

Notation available at: https://i.imgur.com/OI12WBY.jpg
 
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kindbeats

Platinum Member
Today's wake 'n break is broken up among the bass drum, floor tom, snare, and hi-hats, with sixteenth notes played between the floor tom and bass drum. Looking at our floor tom first, we have notes falling on "1&". Next, our bass drum is falling on the "e" and "a" of 1. Moving along to the snare drum, we have an accented notes on 2 and the "a" of 2, and on 4 and the "e" and "a" of 4. We also have a a short press roll on the "a" of 2. Next, our ride bell is falling on 2. Last but not least, our hi-hats are keeping a quarter note pulse on 1, 2, 3, and 4. As always, I hope you dig it and much love! I had to run out of the house for birthday plans, so no notation today. Sorry!

Wake n Break No. 1594 - Sixteenths Between The Floor Tom & Bass Drum With A Short Press Roll
https://youtu.be/hmTQQMOA2zI
 
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