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Percussive K Snare | K Rimshot

This is an inward emulation of the classic Roland TR808 rimshot sound.

A rimshot is where the stick is laid between the centre of the snare drum and the rim (edge) and tapped on the rim. The sound, therefore, has a 'click' plus the 'rattle' of the snare wires underneath the drum.

Standard Beatbox Notation (SBN)

{ ^K } or { ^Ksh }

How it's done

This sound is made exactly like the outward 808 rimshot - that is a 'k' sound with your airway closed - except that you do

If you do this sound with your teeth together and your lips pursed into an 'oo' position, you can create a residual 'sh' sound.

With practice, you can make this sound very loud and sharp, but be careful not to put too much strain on your throat as excessive use can cause injury.


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