How To Add A ‘Questlove’ Feel With The Drag Beat’s Precise Sloppiness

BY GARRETT TYLER | FROM THE FALL 2018 ISSUE OF DRUM! Sometimes playing it “wrong” can sound so right. That’s the case with the drag beat, which is now solidly infused into modern R&B, hip-hop and soul music. This technique conveys a feeling of sloppiness in which the drummer seems to be playing behind the beat, … Continue reading How To Add A ‘Questlove’ Feel With The Drag Beat’s Precise Sloppiness