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6 Basic Beats, by Barney Arathoon,

Believe it or not, the double snare beat is staggeringly similar to the double bass beat. But, instead of playing two bass beats together (wait for it), you play two snare beats together.

1. So get going with the Four on the Floor beat, and the count.
2. Hi-hat on every number and ‘+’, bass on 1 and 3, snare on 2 and 4.
3. Then, throw another snare drum hit on the ‘+’ after the 2 and the 4 (don’t forget the hi-hat too!).
4. So it now goes, thoom...tic...tang...tang...thoom...tic...tang...tang...

And there you have the double snare beat. As with the double bass, you can also combine it with the Floor on the Floor. It sounds like, thoom...tic...tang...tang...thoom...tic...tang...tic... And if you’re feeling brave you can also combine the double bass and the double snare, hitting them both twice, like, thoom...thoom...tang...tang...thoom...thoom...tang...tang... Or, you can throw all three rhythms together, Four on the Floor, double bass and double snare, in any combination you want, like, thoom...tic...tang...tang...thoom...thoom...tang...tic... Or, thoom...tic...tang...tic...thoom...thoom...tang...tang... The possibilities are endless, so play around a bit before moving on. But, whatever you do, keep that right hand hitting the hi-hat, 1...+...2...+...3...+...4...+...