When I struggle with something and want to play it reaaaally slow but still want to get the rythm right I usually make a notation in noteflight where I can easily adjust the playback tempo and everything is still in time and pitch without sounding awkwardly stretched.
Today I started for the hardest bass riff which I already had a question for in the how to slap and pop faster thread.
Now I tried to put these 3 bars into noteflight and am running into a problem. This is the original notation:
And here’s how far I got while writing the notation into noteflight:
My guess is that he wrote the notation without double checking it so although he’s the one who composed it I don’t think the notation is necessarily 100% correct.
According to noteflight there’s no space for 2 16th notes anymore. My first instinct is to remove the slur at the start and think of the last note in the second bar as legato instead of having it overhang as an 8th note in the third bar but I wanted to hear what you guys think.
Here’s the bass riff: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aZt0GNCmDXs
At first it’s played in normal speed and then much slower.