Lesson 4 – Part 4

The D-Kick

In this lesson you will learn how to make a Kick Drum sound using only your tongue whilst holding your breath!

Making the D-Kick

Now you know how to hold your breath whilst keeping your mouth open, you can make sounds using only your tongue.

The D-Kick looks like this:

The D-Kick

And sounds like this:

It is a tight Alveolar Plosive made whilst holding your breath.

Watch the video to see a beatboxer make the D-Kick sound and see if you can make it too.

When you are ready, take the quiz to test yourself on what you have learned so far in this lesson.



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BZZKTT is kindly hosted by Alex Tearse from Reefnet.

Special thanks to Alex Tearse, Paul Arnett, Michael Wyatt, Tyler Thompson, Helen Tyte, David ‘Goznet’ Gosnell, and Jerusalem Productions.