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Linkin Park does echo some of the better elements of modern rap-metal, namely the syncopated menace of Disturbed and the intense introspection of Papa Roach.
There are also traces of hip-hop, jazz and syncopated rhythms.
Solving the crime requires our man to shuttle back in forth in time — syncopated time, of course.
Then there's the trebly slice of the guitar, slashing away at the all-important syncopated off-beat.
Actually, there is one string of landmarks here in 1940: the syncopated clutter of the long line of tall power poles competing for our attention on the east side of Roosevelt Way.
Its syncopated little riff appears first on acoustic guitar.
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First Known Use of syncopated
SYNCOPATED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of syncopated for English Language Learners
of music : of, relating to, or having a rhythm that stresses the weak beats instead of the strong beats
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