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Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 07-21-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 171
Posted By billytalent77
You could taking the opposite approach: create a...

You could taking the opposite approach: create a chord progression and then build a melody over top of those chords. This way, you already have the notes from the chords in your ear when you're...
Forum: Musician Talk 05-02-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 275
Posted By billytalent77
Hey, the progression is actually in A (or F#m) so...

Hey, the progression is actually in A (or F#m) so you should use that scale.

ii7|IV7|vi7|V7

Diatonically, the D7 should be a Dmaj7, so over D7 be wary of the C instead of the C# (you'd normally...
Forum: Musician Talk 02-17-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 335
Posted By billytalent77
Hey, so based on the chords you're using, the...

Hey, so based on the chords you're using, the song is actually in G, not E. Using G as the root, the progression would be III, ii, IV, I. Although in standard diatonic music iii is minor, using a...
Forum: Tab Talk 02-10-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 234
Posted By billytalent77
Go to the streets. Ask the people. Sing your...

Go to the streets. Ask the people. Sing your chords. Listen.
Forum: The Pit 01-27-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 444
Posted By billytalent77
Human anatomy says the left should hang lower.

Human anatomy says the left should hang lower.
Forum: Musician Talk 01-24-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 334
Posted By billytalent77
The bVI is actually a pretty common borrowed...

The bVI is actually a pretty common borrowed chord in diatonic music, especially with the M7. Off the top of my head I know John Mayer uses it in Gravity: EbM7 to D7 (in the key of G).
Forum: The Pit 01-14-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,049
Posted By billytalent77
The painting internship is extremely common in...

The painting internship is extremely common in universities and in almost all cases leads to earning almost no money and working very hard on direct sales and actual painting.
Forum: The Pit 01-12-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 4,662
Posted By billytalent77
So ends the story of shawnkenneth, who stepped...

So ends the story of shawnkenneth, who stepped through the great door of The Pit and into the annals of legend. But the tale of humanity will never come to a close, for the struggle of survival is a...
Forum: Cover Songs 01-12-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 352
Posted By billytalent77
Good stuff.

Good stuff.
Forum: The Pit 01-12-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 4,662
Posted By billytalent77
Calling it now, thread of the year 2014.

Calling it now, thread of the year 2014.
Forum: The Pit 01-10-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,651
Posted By billytalent77
Really interesting article. The video did seem...

Really interesting article. The video did seem almost TOO bad.
Forum: The Pit 01-09-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,651
Posted By billytalent77
Bound 2's "jarring" transitions are...

Bound 2's "jarring" transitions are only jarring the first few times you hear them, like with all music that isn't designed for pop radio airplay. That being said, Bound 2 is an awful single choice...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-05-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 332
Posted By billytalent77
It sounds like you just want to learn the basics...

It sounds like you just want to learn the basics of music theory.

A "key" is the tonal base that a piece of music is based around: Good Riddance by Green Day is in G major. In the key of C major...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-03-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 299
Posted By billytalent77
They ARE identical. An A powerchord (I,V) is the...

They ARE identical. An A powerchord (I,V) is the exact same thing as an E with its fourth (I,IV), because it's fourth is A. It's more likely that it's just an inverted powerchord (V,I) than a (I,IV)...
Forum: Tab Talk 01-03-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 228
Posted By billytalent77
Hammer onto the 2nd fret with your left hand hard...

Hammer onto the 2nd fret with your left hand hard enough to make the note sound without having to play the string (and keep your finger on the fret); tap into the 5th fret with your right hand...
Forum: Tabs & Chords 12-16-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,223
Posted By billytalent77
**** this is so good.

**** this is so good.
Forum: The Pit 11-27-2013, 11:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 236
Posted By billytalent77
You forgot "worst" somewhere in there.

You forgot "worst" somewhere in there.
Forum: The Pit 11-25-2013, 12:46 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 6,398
Posted By billytalent77
College Dropout: Incredible debut album fusing a...

College Dropout: Incredible debut album fusing a classic hip-hop groove with modern lyricism that gives a very realistic look at the life of a poor guy who worked really hard to make it. "But he...
Forum: The Pit 11-19-2013, 08:59 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,349
Posted By billytalent77
To help greater minds figure out The Question.

To help greater minds figure out The Question.
Forum: Tabs & Chords 11-19-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 447
Posted By billytalent77
Shite, it's all shite. Everything is shite. Scrap...

Shite, it's all shite. Everything is shite. Scrap it all except the last bar of rests and start again.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-19-2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 398
Posted By billytalent77
If you go into learning classical, you'll be...

If you go into learning classical, you'll be learning classical guitar, which is completely different from rock/blues guitar. It'll be on a nylon string guitar and almost entirely finger-picking. If...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 11-19-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 593
Posted By billytalent77
All of your ideas are terrible. You should go...

All of your ideas are terrible. You should go with:
BearKnife
Spoon Dogs
Fighting a Corpse (maybe too metal)
Dickless Dan
Wizards and Men
Sleepy Head
Jester's Crown
She Likes Cloth
The Flame of...
Forum: The Pit 11-13-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 2,894
Posted By billytalent77
Nice contribution to the thread. ****ing stupid...

Nice contribution to the thread. ****ing stupid repetitive shit pisses me off.
Forum: Musician Talk 11-08-2013, 10:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 960
Posted By billytalent77
Don't drink and post, kids.

Don't drink and post, kids.
Forum: Musician Talk 11-06-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 893
Posted By billytalent77
It's either Bm or D, that much we know... The...

It's either Bm or D, that much we know... The fact that he started his list with B means his melody probably started with B, a good indication (not always) of the tonic. What note does your melody...
Forum: Musician Talk 11-06-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 292
Posted By billytalent77
In most cases, unless you've got a very good ear,...

In most cases, unless you've got a very good ear, composition is a learned skill. You need* to have a good understanding of theory (harmony, intervals, etc.) if you don't want to just fiddle around...
Forum: Musician Talk 11-06-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 317
Posted By billytalent77
In diatonic music, a m7 interval is the same...

In diatonic music, a m7 interval is the same thing as a b7 (you assume intervals to be major unless otherwise stated).
Forum: Musician Talk 11-06-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 244
Posted By billytalent77
In a major scale, you'd have a major sixth and a...

In a major scale, you'd have a major sixth and a major seventh. The terms (tonic, dominant, leading tone) are used to that you can talk about intervals and progressions without using actual notes....
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-04-2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 230
Posted By billytalent77
Gotta be something to do with resonant frequency,...

Gotta be something to do with resonant frequency, I'd look into that. Not sure how it would be solved though.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-03-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 351
Posted By billytalent77
Well, starting at the beginning, you don't need...

Well, starting at the beginning, you don't need all five pentatonic scales to be any good. I'd recommend learning the first (major) and fifth (relative minor) at first. The "minor" pentatonic scale...
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