Spruce Moose Proves Groove Move

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England

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mpointon
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Marceys requested this kind of groove based on a band he sent me links to. First off, the band in question are just awesome. Not fair. At all.

Secondly, this was really, really hard to record with no reference music. In the end, I found a funky template on the 'Loops, downloaded it, adjusted it to the tempo I wanted and played along to give me something to work against. It really helped.

There are three sections. All pretty much the same beat but one's on the hi-hat, one's on the ride and one's on my china cymbal. There's loads of random pushes and phrases but not much rhyme or reason to them so feel free to ignore them. Structure is:

16 bars hi-hat ('section 1')
8 bars ride cymbal ('section 2')
16 bars section 1
8 bars section 2
8 bars china ('section 3')
20 bars section 2
16 bars section 1
16 bars section 3

Enjoy.

Comments

August 29 2016 23:40:26
JeanMarcJeanMarc Hey I really, really want to use these in one of my tracks! It's to be published on Spotify and I'm more than happy to write you down as a featured artist in the title if you're ok with it!
+1 August 30 2016 00:08:49 JeanMarcmpointon
Hi JeanMarc - as long as I and Wikiloops are credited, I'm more than happy for you to do that.
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September 17 2016 17:02:59 JeanMarcJeanMarc
Of course! I'm jusr about to publish so was wondering how you'd like your name to appear. The track is called Riding Time and so will show up as 'Riding Time (ft. mpointon)'. Unless you want your name or something else? Please get in touch ASAP, really excited to get the track out there and show it to you!
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September 18 2016 01:37:56 JeanMarcmpointon
Thanks JeanMarc. My name is Martin Pointon so that'd be perfect. Please credit Wikiloops too. Looking forward to it. :)
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October 07 2016 01:03:52 JeanMarcJeanMarc
https://youtu.be/J1MkSov9YjM
Enjoy :)
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March 28 2016 10:29:33
JeebsieJeebsie Amazing drums, sooooo bouncy!

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December 31 2015 02:18:40
Orb1xOrb1x excellent work

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November 27 2015 16:51:31
Lenny CowlerLenny Cowler super:)

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July 11 2015 23:15:42
OliVBeeOliVBee very good drums man ! :)

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June 30 2015 07:02:14
frankyguitarfrankyguitar Superb!

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June 10 2015 02:19:57
akethesnakerakethesnaker Super!

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June 10 2015 00:18:22
PsychoPsycho Excellent M !!

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June 09 2015 21:16:38
MarceysMarceys Great drumming Martin! It is very hard for drummers to record a track without any reference of an other instrument! Think you have to get some kind of song in your head.... You made a very good track here! Gonna try something the moment I'm behind the keys again! cheerzzz
+1 June 09 2015 21:29:18 Marceysmpointon
It was weird. I knew the groove to play but I just couldn't do it without some kind of reference. And the reference I used changed what I played. Very frustrating.
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June 09 2015 22:45:10 MarceysMarceys
no frustration please! It's a great track!
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June 09 2015 23:14:10 Marceysmpointon
It's ok - frustration was short-lived :)
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June 09 2015 18:59:51
nuno1959nuno1959 Heard the added version first… that comment applies ;)

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