The Secrets of Swing and Shuffle

US Captain Pikant puts form to the feel      30/03/24

Those in need of more swing in their life will have seen the History of Swing, as told by James Wiltshire of F9 Audio. Here we have Captain Pikant explaining the very same thing in his own unique style. Using beats by Daft Punk, Soft Cell and The Champs, he details what swing is as well as comparing and calculating swing - before explaining some uses for it. Here it is in his word:

What does swing/shuffle actually do? Why does it behave differently on so many machines? Join us as we investigate how one of the most essential ingredients in electronic dance music works.

Great stuff, here's more from Captain Pikant:

And here's the F9 video, if you have a need for more. 



About the author [midierror]: midierror makes nifty Max For Live devices, innovative music hardware, award winning sample packs and hosts a podcast speaking to people in the music world.

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