BZZKTT Lessons support beatboxing across different educational music curriculums.
In this 5-part lesson you will learn three sounds, a kick, hi-hat, and rimshot and be able to combine them into an 8-Beat pattern. This is a pattern with 8 sounds in a row.
Part 5 – Making an 8-Beat Pattern
In this 5-part lesson you will learn how to make the Classic Handclap and use it in a 16-Beat pattern. This is a beat pattern with 16 sounds in a row.
Part 5 – Making a 16-Beat Pattern
In this 3-part Lesson you will learn how to build the Classic Snare drum sound and use it in a simple two-sound pattern.
Part 3 – Two Sound Rock beat (rests)
In this 5-part lesson you will learn to make alveolar plosives – sounds made with the tip of the tongue and the alveolar ridge. You will then use a tongue kick and tongue snare in a beat pattern.
Part 6 – Walk this Way (two beat sounds)
In this two-part lesson you will learn how to make a Bidental (rear) stop, Bidental (rear) Fricative, and Alveolar Fricative to make three different shaker sounds that you will use to create a continuous-sounding shaker pattern.
Part 3 – Creating a Shaker Pattern
In this lesson you will learn about percussive sounds by using a sublingual percussive in a classic ‘Drop it like it’s hot’ style beat pattern.
Part 1 – Making a Clave Sound (sublingual percussive)
Part 2 – The Hard Clave
Part 3 – ‘Drop da Heat’ Beat Pattern
In this lesson you will learn how to vocalise a sound without breathing out (with velar and uvular stops) to create a synth tom sound. You will use the sound to create an a 1980s style beatbox pattern.
Part1 – 80’s Synth Tom (vocal high)|QUIZ
Part 2 – Love You Doug Beat Pattern
Lesson 7 Roundup Quiz
In this lesson you will use a vocal generator (voiced low) and use it to vocalise a kick and snare in a ZZ-top style beat whilst closing the airways.
Part 1 – 808 Kick (vocal low) | Quiz
Part 2 – 909 Snare | Quiz
Part 3 – ZZ Topper Groove
Lesson 8 Roundup Quiz
In this lesson you will learn about oscillations starting with a simple aspirated lip oscillation and building into a more complex synth sound.
Part 1 – The Baby bass (oscillation effector)| QUIZ
Part 2 – Building the Classic Synth
Lesson 9 Roundup Quiz
In this lesson you will learn a non-vocal scratch sound which is a sequence of two separate sounds. You will then use this scratch sound in a more complex beat pattern with five different sounds.
Part 1 – The Electro Stab (palatal fricative) | QUIZ
Part 2 – Tour de France scratch (bilabial fricative) | QUIZ
Part 3 – Salt-N-Pepa Shaker (velar fricative) | QUIZ
Part 4 – The Electro Scratch sequence | QUIZ
Part 5 – The NWA groove
Lesson 10 Roundup Quiz
In this lesson you will learn the clicks and the famous ‘Doug E. Fresh’ style click-roll which you will then use in a beat pattern. No new iconophonics are introduced in this lesson.
Part 1 – The Classic Clickroll | QUIZ
Part 2 – The Clickroll Clave | QUIZ
Part 3 – The Show Beat Pattern
Lesson 11 Roundup Quiz
In this lesson you will learn how to make a vocal scratch, is a sequence of two speech sounds, and use it in the “My name is the TyTe” beat pattern.
Part 1 – Vocal Scratch ‘oo’ (pharyngeal fricative) | QUIZ
Part 2 – Vocal Scratch ‘er’ (vocal mid) | QUIZ
Part 3 – Vocal Scratch ‘oozi’ sequence | QUIZ
Part 4 – My Name is Tyte beat pattern
Lesson 12 Roundup Quiz
BZZKTT Version 8.2 • © 2015-2020 Gavin ‘Beatbox’ Tyte (aka TyTe) • All Rights Reserved
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.