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    Default Reggae style opinions

    Just like in jazz, there are as much reggae tunes with a straight feel (even 1/8th notes) than swing feel (swing 1/8th notes), so I would really hope such style could be added in IRP. There's no need to build a new style from scratch. Could just copy the existing one and remove the swing feel in it to make it easier.

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    It also could be nice to add the "bubble" organ pattern, that is so standard in most reggae tunes, just like in "waiting in vain" by Bob Marley.

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    Are there any real reggae styles
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    For me, Iíd love to see a wider selection of Jamaican and Caribbean rhythms:

    Bluebeat (lightly swung Ska, ~130bpm, piano bounce)
    Jackie M (straight rocksteady, with organ)
    Bubble (as CyrilleB suggests)
    Drum Song (sparse roots, ideally with a delay option!)
    Steppers (four on floor)
    Dancehall
    Lovers Rock - very popular now.

    Also...
    Dr Kitch (60s calypso)
    Mighty Sparrow (70s calypso)
    Hot Hot Hot (80s soca)
    Merengue

    The Cuban/Brazilian options are great: the single (swung) reggae option isnít very useful for Jamaican music, and is more like 80s English pop.

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    That's it exactly

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    I'm taking notes, thank you.

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    Is anyone going to work on more Reggae Styles.

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    Quote Originally Posted by blessedbe1984 View Post
    Is anyone going to work on more Reggae Styles.
    https://www.irealb.com/forums/showth...1-Can-YOU-Help
    Could you share some real Reggae charts?
    )BOB

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    All those plus what I think is called reggaetron. Cross between Arabic and soca. Eg Shakira - hips don't lie. A soca style would also be appreciated.

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