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new timings

i write the songs for my band, im really horible at keeping my own rhythym comeing up with new rhythyms, i tend to default to 4/4

i need some tips for getting out of this

what are some songs i could play to get the feel of other timings?

we play fun loud rock n roll, think PUSA crossed with devo veruca salt and bo diddely
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I don't have any songs to recommend you but do recommend you download and use power tabs. It's gr8 for writing stuff, you just tab in your song and it plays it to you, i've found it priceless when writing. go to Power tab website to download the program.
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Listen to Rush! Those guys swtich time signatures so smoothly that you can barely tell they are playing in odd metre. Look for Limelight, Driven, the Trees and YYZ. All good songs, all of which use crazy time switching.
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Listen to Tool as well they have fun with time sigs,

but I'm the same as you I want to change time sigs but can't without it sounding crap
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And don't forget to practice. My band's got a song that uses 4/4, 5/4, and 6/4 all within the same song. I swear we practiced so much until we dreamed about time signatures.
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