Watch the 16th Note Displacement Combos: 2 online guitar lesson by Jon Finn from Rhythm Lab: Rock & Funk

When grouping 16th notes in groups of 3, or accenting every third 16th note, the result feels like a polyrhythm, where two different rhythm patterns are superimposed upon each other. This is also sometimes called a "hemiola" (only use that word at parties where you're trying to sound "smart"). Here, I'll demonstrate a few ways to think of this concept.