Music Theory | Polyrhythm

  |  Caiti VerBrugge  |  

Pyramind instructor Ryan Rey goes over the concept of polyrhythm, and how it is used in popular music. He uses examples by Rihanna, Calvin Harris, Ellie Goulding, Hailee Steinfeld, and Kehlani.

A polyrhythm happens when there are two or more rhythms playing simultaneously. Ryan provides musical notation for each of his examples. This tutorial is a must watch for music theory enthusiasts, as well as producers looking to utilize polyrhythm in their own music.


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