This is a punky, rock song that the book describes as ‘driving’. It is played at 132 bpm and needs to be energetic, yet restrained.
The whole track is played at the f (loud) volume dynamic.
To capture the energy and volume of the track, it is essential to play the Hi-Hat half open to get the ‘trashy’ sound recommended in the book.
It is recommended to work on each lesson for around 5 minutes before moving on to the next one. There is an option to mark the lessons as complete by clicking ‘I Can Do It’. It is recommended not to do this straight away. Only click ‘I Can Do This’ after you’ve returned to the lesson several times and can consistently play each exercise at the required tempo without preparation.
Okay, let’s get started.