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After doing Piper's upload yesterday which involved hopping from ska to techno, I thought I'd do a straightforward Ska template for people to meddle around with as there seemed to be an appetite for it.

I think the structure is 16 bars verse, 16 bars chorus, 16 bars verse, 16 bars chorus, 16 bars middle thingy, 16 bars chorus. It adds up, at least!

Tempo's 160 bpm. Fast playing is not my thing - it's where my left-handed-but-play-right-handed thing holds me up but I do manage to largely stay with the metronome. Just about.

Anyway! It's Ska! Every instrument welcome and the more the merrier. Get pogoing!



March 06 2016 15:06:01
ivaxivax great Martin
February 26 2016 20:17:38
CarpenterCarpenter absoluteley great feel, sound and drive for this kinda music...touch of Stewart Copeland, too...GREAT...!
+1 May 27 2016 00:21:38 Carpentermpointon
Stewart Copeland is one of my heroes! Definitely his influence here too! Thank you, Carpenter!
February 23 2016 21:20:46
GuitarPlyrGuitarPlyr Good Drum Ska playin' here smile.gif Great !!
October 07 2015 05:22:48
aleonzaleonz Hah! how I missed this one...Ska always have that playful flavor just like and always one kind of pleasure to enjoy the drums and bass on it, and Martin you start it with Gosh you freakin genius you!
+1 October 07 2015 05:29:29 aleonzmpointon
Thanks, Alice. Ska was never my thing, but I have stood in for the drummer in a popular ska band in my area. It's two hours of hitting very hard, hitting loud and playing lots of off-beats. Sorted smile.gif

I'm too old for this stuff!
October 05 2015 21:08:10
mulambomulambo energetic drum, dig it!!
May 26 2015 14:13:03
nuno1959nuno1959 OK, time to 'fess up :
You fell into an EZ Drummer cauldron when you were a kid, right ?

+1 May 26 2015 14:16:02 nuno1959mpointon
Lol. I am Obelix!
May 26 2015 14:17:23 nuno1959nuno1959
Nope : Drummelix is your name, drumming romans is your game Grin
May 26 2015 14:18:02 nuno1959mpointon
Do I carry a bass drum on my back? Wink
May 26 2015 14:22:07 nuno1959nuno1959
No, just a couple of giant kodo drums..
The bass drum is in your keyring !
May 23 2015 01:03:56
akethesnakerakethesnaker smile.gif
May 22 2015 19:45:37
Lenny CowlerLenny Cowler yes!!! Good play, I like skasmile.gif
May 22 2015 16:03:38
jmrukkersjmrukkers Brilliant
May 22 2015 15:57:59
cschlotecschlote Nice drumming ;-)

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