The backbeat is the rhythm of the music that is being played. It is usually a slower rhythm than the rest of the music, and it is usually played on the backbeat.

  • The backbeat is the main rhythm of the song.

  • The backbeat is the rhythm that is being used to keep time.

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Example Sentences for backbeat

  • 1

    The action is hooked to a backbeat.

  • 2

    It's quicker and more syncopated, but not backbeat.

  • 3

    Use of backbeat and syncopation but on a moderate scale.

  • 4

    You'd always have a great backbeat.

  • 5

    It's a sort of guitar instrumental with a bass drum backbeat.

  • 6

    Berry plays a steady backbeat throughout the song.

  • 7

    The song was a change of pace for ELO, with a funkier backbeat.

  • 8

    Backbeat is a term applied to a rhythmic accentuation on even beats.

  • 9

    The song was covered by the Backbeat band for the film of the same name.

  • 10

    Rex, set against the rhythmic backbeat and horns common in swing.