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The Sound Of Muzak Groove

Gavin Harrison  /  UPDATED May 31, 2023

“The Sound Of Muzak” is a song by the progressive rock band Porcupine Tree that features one of Gavin Harrison’s most iconic drum beats.

Lead vocalist Steven Wilson originally programmed it on a drum machine and passed it over to Gavin to have his way with. After some hi hat changes and some ghost note additions, we have the finished product. Enjoy as Gavin plays the groove along with the actual track!

This lesson is just 1 of 8 videos that’s taken from Gavin’s course in the Drumeo members area (with other courses to come)! He breaks down other songs including “Anesthetize”, “Halo”, and “Mother & Child Divided”. Click here to watch it!

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