Songs in which the drums stop and start again

I like songs which the drums stop. And then start again.

Here’s some examples:

Sleater-Kinney

Q-Tip

Fugazi

So please. Post some more songs you like. Where the drums stop and start again (I’ll stop now).

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I’ll think of some less obvious ones too but this is the first thing that came to mind.

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Speaking of Q-Tip, I absolutely love the bit in this where he raps out the drum rolls (from around 2:38)

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There was a character in A Visit From The Goon Squad that loved big pauses in songs. I think it was exclusively when all the music stopped but you might find something that floats yer boat

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The gaps are super short but they’re certainly there.

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obvs but

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Like how this one does it in a few different ways.

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and that’s the biggest joke of all

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Awesome. Love the trademark Frank Black scream in one of the gaps.

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If it counts, the bridge certainly has it:

The best version, with an extra one near the end.

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It’s all over Bury Me actually

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Love that chapter

As a fan of heavy music where tiny pauses in songs are prized, the shorter the better! Also, banger!

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Awesome choice. Minerva also does this too. Brilliant example of a short moment when cutting the drums for a short bit suspends the song in mid-air and then pushes it through the roof when they come back in.

Here’s another great example of that (around 1:54):

Always feel like just destroying shit when the drums come back in.

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Happened to be listening to this when I read the track title, at a part of the songs when the drums stop and start again.

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