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2nd Nov 2011 11:10 - 12 years ago
Description : While the site was being updated I started to learn to play the cajon drum. Here is an explanation of this groovy box drum.
The cajón is the most widely used Afro-Peruvian musical instrument since the late 18th century.
Slaves of west and central African origin in the Americas, specifically Peru, are considered to be the source of the cajón drum; though the instrument is common in musical performance throughout the Americas.
The cajón was most likely developed in coastal Peru during the early 19th century or before,[1] where it is associated with several Afro-Peruvian genres. The instrument reached a peak in popularity by 1850, and by the end of the 19th century cajón players were experimenting with the design of the instrument by bending some of the planks in the cajón's body to alter the instrument's patterns of sound vibration.

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mannix123
mannix123 10th Mar 2022 19:52 - 2 years ago
UPDATE from my previous post.
To avoid copyright claim issue with the Beatles' songs, I did a guitar cover of a song from another band. I've used your loop as backing track. Here's the link on my YouTube channel, MNX123. Pls. enjoy watching. Also, pls. like & subscribe. :)
https://youtu.be/5BDuJJzfq_Y
mannix123
mannix123 7th Mar 2022 21:26 - 2 years ago
Thanks for this loop. Very helpful! I've used it as backing track for my guitar cover of "In My Life" by the Beatles. Here's the link in my YouTube channel, MNX123. Pls. enjoy watching. Also, pls. like & subscribe. :)
https://youtu.be/a4wSDTBrzcE
Stsmooth
Stsmooth 28th Jan 2016 16:03 - 8 years ago
So finally I found some decent cajon sounds for my acoustic live projects. Thank you man. Maybe you post some cajon rhythms added with a shaker ;-)
Have a great time
Greetz
ShowGunProductions
ShowGunProductions 2nd Nov 2011 18:23 - 12 years ago
Slap! First off so great to see you back! I hope your summer was good and You enjoyed all the festivals and other live shows! I really like the loops! Very cool. You got me interested in this Cajon drum. I'm ading up on it now. I went thru and listened to all of the loops and they are all quality! I'm not much of a loop user but if I was I would download everyone of these! Keep em coming!
SLAPJOHNSON
SLAPJOHNSON replied 3rd Nov 2011 - 12 years ago
Summer went pretty well thanks for asking. Edinburgh festival was great fun even though at the time it was very tiring. I'm on with a complete house renovation at present which is very time consuming so I will be not really doing many loops until next Summer, but I thought I would record some of the cajon as it's a great simple rhythm maker with a cool natural sound ( also super fun to play ).

Stay safe!

Cheers, Slap...

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