Here we cover how to play 8th strumming with a down and up strumming motion, which has to be done in a particular way.
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Set tempo to 80bpm (start slower if you need to), hit 'Loop', and jam along!
Recap - Why ‘all downs’ or ‘downs and ups’ with 8th strumming?
8ths 'all down' strumming is appropriate for slower songs (60 to 100 bpm)
8ths 'down & up' strumming is appropriate for faster tempo songs (100 to 150bpm +)
Songs with this strumming include;
Have A Nice Day - Stereophonics
Cheerleader - OMI
Songbird - Oasis
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