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Forum: Musician Talk 07-02-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,109
Posted By RonaldPoe
I've already got something made but it came out...

I've already got something made but it came out way more dissonant and crazy (even for me) than I wanted it to be (I blame the instructions). Since I was 2nd to last, I was forced to add a lot of...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-01-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,109
Posted By RonaldPoe
I was thinking more of a piano line and that...

I was thinking more of a piano line and that could have a bassline. Of course I could subsitute the piano for a violin ...

Edit: I'd love to join this challenge so please pick me. I promise to be...
Forum: Musician Talk 06-30-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,109
Posted By RonaldPoe
What an ironic choice of song, this Dark Lord is...

What an ironic choice of song, this Dark Lord is in. Also could you summarize the rules better? I'd love to participate.

My rule is that each member must add their own bassline and it will...
Forum: Musician Talk 06-30-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,053
Posted By RonaldPoe
I took JetPengiun's challenge and already came up...

I took JetPengiun's challenge and already came up with something. I based its rhythms on "Trust In Me" (The Jungle Book) and the notes are from F and C major...
Forum: Musician Talk 06-28-2015, 10:32 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,053
Posted By RonaldPoe
Funny thing is that most of the counter-melodies...

Funny thing is that most of the counter-melodies and basslines you guys call "dissonance" or "chaotic" are actually failed song ideas that couldn't stand on their own (although a lot of them are...
Forum: Musician Talk 06-28-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,053
Posted By RonaldPoe
Ken, it's actually a mixture of the two. I really...

Ken, it's actually a mixture of the two. I really don't like my own singing and dislike my own lyrics even more. Odd thing is that I used to write really creative Sci-fi Fantasy stories when I was...
Forum: Musician Talk 06-26-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,053
Posted By RonaldPoe
Ritalin stopped working for me long ago. Anyway...

Ritalin stopped working for me long ago. Anyway here's the finished track I wrote based on the request from Duaneclapdrix and it's only got one bassline. I think it's too sugary for a battle theme (I...
Forum: Musician Talk 06-23-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,053
Posted By RonaldPoe
Theogonia777, again with the negativity. I ask...

Theogonia777, again with the negativity. I ask out of genuine curiosity and because it should be more effective than hours of Google searches. I try to follow the advice but due to a mixture of low...
Forum: Musician Talk 06-21-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,053
Posted By RonaldPoe
I'm thinking like a fight/encounter theme from an...

I'm thinking like a fight/encounter theme from an RPG. I decided to delay the boss theme again and write a battle theme. Got any suggestions for turning that melody into a battle theme (I've also got...
Forum: Musician Talk 06-21-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,053
Posted By RonaldPoe
Are you two done with the grammar crap? I...

Are you two done with the grammar crap? I finished the 8 bar exercise and kept it diatonic to C Major. I think it kinda has a Victorian feel to it (like you said it's going to be cliché but I did...
Forum: Musician Talk 06-21-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,053
Posted By RonaldPoe
I think I can handle the exercise but it seems...

I think I can handle the exercise but it seems more suited for a stage/field theme. It'll sound too cliché and outgoing for a boss fight. I'll work on it when I get my computer with Musescore (I'll...
Forum: Bass Guitar 06-20-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 379
Posted By RonaldPoe
Nice reference, Banjocal (reminds me of when the...

Nice reference, Banjocal (reminds me of when the Angry Video Game Nerd mentioned Witchfinder General). I had to look up who Greg Anderson is. For those who don't know, he was guitarist for Goatsnake...
Forum: Musician Talk 06-20-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,053
Posted By RonaldPoe
Here's a some examples of boss themes I really...

Here's a some examples of boss themes I really like. I'm not including final boss themes because they're supposed to be impressive and the theme I'm writing isn't for a final boss. Also listen to the...
Forum: Musician Talk 06-20-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,053
Posted By RonaldPoe
I always assumed rhythm and melody are related....

I always assumed rhythm and melody are related. As for orchestration and harmony, I handle that myself. The melody I'm thinking of is inspired by the zip and video from my first post.

My standards...
Forum: Musician Talk 06-20-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,053
Posted By RonaldPoe
I'm sorry for my defense (it was a little...

I'm sorry for my defense (it was a little uncalled for) and I admit that thread was a miss (I only mentioned it to describe how much I care about/love the bass). Like I said I'm not planning on doing...
Forum: Bass Guitar 06-20-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 379
Posted By RonaldPoe
Deeptubes, I like the way you think. Most of the...

Deeptubes, I like the way you think. Most of the time, the drummer can make or break a tune (given he/she is the one who keeps timing and provides the main rhythm). Also I agree that orchestration is...
Forum: Musician Talk 06-20-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,053
Posted By RonaldPoe
Duaneclapdrix (cool retro user name), you're...

Duaneclapdrix (cool retro user name), you're instructions sound fun and useful. I was thinking a Dm and Bf major rotation with some F major and Am notes thrown in would be cool. Also I have two...
Forum: Musician Talk 06-19-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,053
Posted By RonaldPoe
writing vocal melodies based on inspiration or request

I'm writing both a song and a boss theme. I'm planning on either writing a vocal melody or asking if someone could give me one. The problem is that I neither know how to write singable, catchy...
Forum: Bass Guitar 06-19-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 379
Posted By RonaldPoe
What I'm asking is "what makes a good...

What I'm asking is "what makes a good bassline (especially in metal) and how would one apply that to one's songwriting?" There has to be more to Metal (especially Extreme Metal) basslines than "root...
Forum: Bass Guitar 06-17-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 379
Posted By RonaldPoe
Exclamation Writing good metal basslines and why

Okay you might know me as that persistent oddball remixer from the Music Theory forums but I also have a love for the bass guitar. I'm planning on forming a metal band with this guitarist/singer I...
Forum: Musician Talk 06-16-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 553
Posted By RonaldPoe
Okay Lynard Skynard are a Southern Rock band and...

Okay Lynard Skynard are a Southern Rock band and maybe I should've used Chet Atkins as an example. Anyway I play Rocksmith because I find it a good way to practice my bass chops.
Forum: Musician Talk 06-16-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 362
Posted By RonaldPoe
I wrote a thread/guide on Doom Metal a while ago...

I wrote a thread/guide on Doom Metal a while ago and hope it can help.

http://www.ultimate-guitar.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1645454
Forum: Musician Talk 06-16-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 553
Posted By RonaldPoe
I'd say Jazz, Classical, and Metal are...

I'd say Jazz, Classical, and Metal are technically the hardest genres in general but all styles have their difficult songs (easy ones too). For example (let's use country) Taylor Swift is easy but...
Forum: Musician Talk 06-16-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,589
Posted By RonaldPoe
Thanks Tonibet72, I really appreciate your last 2...

Thanks Tonibet72, I really appreciate your last 2 posts. Also I agree that someone more informed should help (if they want). Thanks
Forum: Musician Talk 05-29-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,589
Posted By RonaldPoe
JetPengiun, you know the answer to that question....

JetPengiun, you know the answer to that question. Of course I haven't (I still have trouble getting even simple chords to sound nice in the mix and resort to bizarre counterpoint). A girl (who was an...
Forum: Musician Talk 05-24-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 452
Posted By RonaldPoe
Interesting points above but here's my thoughts....

Interesting points above but here's my thoughts. My answer to 95% of scale questions will always be Aeolian/Minor. Since you're playing Thrash Metal, you should know there are quite a few approaches...
Forum: Musician Talk 05-22-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,589
Posted By RonaldPoe
I'm planning on learning fingerstyle and...

I'm planning on learning fingerstyle and arranging that way. I'm thinking about "Dream On" (Dio Cover) and "Paint it Black" (original). Anyway I'm writing a Saix boss theme. Sean, I was hoping you...
Forum: Musician Talk 05-15-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,589
Posted By RonaldPoe
Sean, thanks for your help. Is the song you...

Sean, thanks for your help. Is the song you analyzed there "Man on The Moon" (I wrote that one all by myself and meant for it to be a motif) or one of the KH boss themes? Are you saying it's based on...
Forum: Musician Talk 05-14-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,589
Posted By RonaldPoe
With that one, I played both melodies on guitar...

With that one, I played both melodies on guitar and they sounded pretty good. What could I be doing wrong and better yet am I doing anything wrong (people tell me my music's good but you guys make me...
Forum: Musician Talk 05-14-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,589
Posted By RonaldPoe
Funny thing is this is simple by my standards...

Funny thing is this is simple by my standards (only one bassline, a main melody, and a single counter-melody on strings). I admit the bassline is slightly chaotic but the rest is pretty...
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