1: FKD2 184 FOLK ROCK 07
Rolling 6/8 mid-tempo groove with an urgent feel. Travels with fills and then adds ride cymbal. It then goes down to the side-stick for dynamics. Also uses some pressed fills. Based on the Ray La Montagne track ‘Trouble’.
2: FKD2 136 FOLK ROCK 04
South African meets Ska-type groove. Breaking up into half time with brush sweeps and fills. A good train groove adding Ride cymbal and tongue in cheek fills on the Toms. Based on a Bombay Bicycle Club track.
3: FKD2 122 FOLK ROCK 15
A great Fleet Foxes type groove. Flams on the rim of the snare and a good melody on the toms. Breaks into a straight hi hat and side stick groove. Quite tribal and atmospheric. A groove with a tune! Based on the track ‘Bedouin Dress’.
4: FKD2 120 FOLK ROCK 11
The classic 60’s straight rock ‘Mr Tambourine Man’ groove by The Byrds with shakers and tambourine. The groove builds with fills from floor tom and snare. Great rock sound, bright and wonderful, lively and direct adding Ride Cymbal.
5: FKD2 116 FOLK ROCK 06
Slow 3 4 Ballad with snare rolls and skips on Hi Hat, adding a light ride with simple Tom fills. Based on the Ray La Montagne track ‘Let It Be Me’.
6: FKD2 111 FOLK ROCK 13
Straight rock-groove occasionally missing the snare on the 4th beat of the bar, mid-space. Quite a spacious groove, adding light ride cymbal and fills. Breaks down to just snare and bass drum and then to side stick and bass drum. Played with Hot Rods, based on Bon Iver’s ‘For Emma’.
7: FKD2 111 FOLK ROCK 01
Good strong rock groove. Mid tempo with and without hi-hats adding variation from bass drum and ride cymbal with fills. Track based on Vulgar Boatmen’s ‘Opposite Sex’.
8: FKD2 110 FOLK ROCK 09
Light mid-tempo rock groove adding light ride cymbal with fills and double accents on snare. A soulful rock track using hot rods and based on Wilco - ‘Jesus’.
9: FKD2 96 FOLK ROCK 08
Track based on Goldfrapp - ‘Drew’. Rolling groove on snare adding double-accent on Bass Drum on the 1st beat of the bar. This is a great Goldfrapp brushes groove adding a light ride cymbal and occasional hit on de-tuned floor tom.
10: FKD2 95 FOLK ROCK 02
Great Little Feat type groove, hard boogie with fills adding ride cymbal triplets on hi-hat. Skips on the snare. Based on the track ‘Old Folks Boogie’.
11: FKD2 93 FOLK ROCK 14
Rolling snare groove with fills using brushes. 16s with shaker. Quite an intense groove which has a Rhumba/ Rock feel. Track Reference - Laura Marling - ‘Rambling Man’.
12: FKD2 92 FOLK ROCK 03
Straight Little Feat type groove using double accents on Bass Drum, Adding fills and Ride cymbal with occasional pressed snare rolls. Based on the track ‘Spanish Moon’.
13: FKD2 91 FOLK ROCK 16
Side stick off beat hi-hat with accents on bass drum. Groove changes to snare and open off beat hi-hat. Quite a tight groove with some press rolls on snare. Track based on Alfie - ‘You Make No Bones’.
14: FKD2 87 FOLK ROCK 12
Rolling shuffle groove on Snare. Bass drums on the 1st and the 3rd beats of the bar. Snare beat 2 and 4. 16’s using shaker and tambourine. 4’s on the hi-hat. This is a cool rock groove that uses nylon brushes based on Elliot Smith - ‘Independence Day’.
15: FKD2 80 FOLK ROCK 10
Shuffle rock groove ghosting with 16ths on tambourine. Off-beat hi-hat launching into crash cymbals and fills. A great groove to move and dance to. Based on Jack White's 'Hypocritical Kiss'.
16: FKD2 80 FOLK ROCK 05
Brush groove with a simple rock beat and sweeps. Tambourine on the 4th beat of the bar then playing 16ths on the snare. Great melody from the sound of the Toms. Ride cymbal comes in later. Track reference One Eskimo - ‘Astronaut’.
17: SSPD 83 60s POP 15
Track based on Eat's Insect Head. Rolling brush groove using all the toms and snare together. This is a musical groove and very percussive. Turns into a shuffle on the snare drum. Bass drum on the 1st and 3rd beats of the bar.