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breakbeat

Saltos de línea: break|beat
Pronunciación: /ˈbreɪkbiːt
 
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Definición de breakbeat en inglés:

sustantivo

1A sample of a syncopated drum beat, usually repeated to form a rhythm used as a basis for dance music, hip hop, etc.
Example sentences
  • You'll find no contemporary rhythms here - no breakbeats, syncopated garage or 4/4 tech-house - to jolt you into the clever, chaotic and horrid present.
  • Orion kicks off with Towards, a beautiful opener that builds into a multi-layered piece of sparse guitar chords floating over a shifting rhythm section of soft breakbeats and reversed cymbals.
  • On Stargazing, singers gently coo over leisurely breakbeats, spacey samples and woozy strings.
1.1 [mass noun] Dance music featuring breakbeats.
Example sentences
  • At Meow Mixes, you can dance to hip hop, funk, alternative, techno, breakbeat, ethnic music and retro favourites.
  • In the beginning of the '90s, I was doing techno, house, acid jazz, breakbeat and, yes, even trance (oops).
  • Were you ever into Detroit techno, or breakbeat, or UK hardcore?

Words that rhyme with breakbeat

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