Translation of riff in Spanish:


riff, n.

Pronunciation /rɪf//rɪf/



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    riff masculine
    • Catchy, jangly guitar riffs are slung about violently.
    • Yet in this way, we immediately understand the initial discordant keyboard riff.
    • Why the silence, the sirens, the jazz riffs, the drumming?
    • Characterised by its undulating electronic bass riff it's one of the strongest tracks of the line-up.
    • The band's condensed rock riffs also sound stale.
    • Effortless hooks and fantastical storytelling gave way to chugging riffs and darker lyrics.
    • Listen carefully and you can hear even more familiar riffs.
    • People naturally respond to the diminutive sax man's keening sound, funky rhythms and bluesy riffs.
    • Before long we get a nice piano riff and lots of ambient weirdness joining it.
    • He manufactures catchy guitar riffs with ease, and blends them with off-beat lyrics.
    • Layering multiple streams of electronically generated sound, he interspersed sparse and sometimes repetitive keyboard riffs into the mix.
    • Longingly romantic " Live Line " is backed by a simple folk blues riff.
    • "Used to Think " takes its impetus from the guitars, utilising a stuttering riff reminiscent of the Who.
    • The ad needs a shot of adrenaline, a killer riff.
    • They played the opening riff for a while, until Rocky tried a solo.
    • After these first wan gags, subsequent riffs on the same themes fail to amuse.
    • Sick of hearing the same tired riffs and canned beats on the radio?
    • Barely a track begins without an ominous drum roll, or a chugging monster riff.
    • Johnson said he had come up with the rollicking piano riffs and trademark rhythm backing Berry's lyrics.
    • You hear the opening riff to a song.