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Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 05-20-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 65
Posted By Mainer
Like most of my lyrics, I write pretty simple...

Like most of my lyrics, I write pretty simple acoustic singer-songwriter(ish) stuff. I've had no such like in writing a bridge, I think a pre-chorus could be cool. I'm still smoothing this song out...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 05-20-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 65
Posted By Mainer
The Crow (unfinished)

This tune started to ooze out of my head yesterday. It's partially inspired by the movie The Crow and also (and more so) inspired by the loss of a best friend... Critiques? Thoughts?


The Crow

I...
Forum: Tab Talk 05-19-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 113
Posted By Mainer
I was just about to request this! Someone on...

I was just about to request this! Someone on thealterbridgenation.com tabbed out the main riff, to me it doesn't sound 100% correct, but it's darn close. There's also a good sounding tab for the...
Forum: Tab Talk 05-19-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 91
Posted By Mainer
Hey thanks a whole bunch! Sounds great, but I...

Hey thanks a whole bunch! Sounds great, but I have one more question. I'm not that good with music theory haha. What would I play the Bm7 as?
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 05-19-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 595
Posted By Mainer
Good stuff!

Good stuff!
Forum: Tab Talk 05-18-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 91
Posted By Mainer
Chords Help? :D

Hey y'alls! I gotta new tune I'd really, really love to learn to play, but can't quite get it. Can anyone help me figure out the chords to this song?? :)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WvqLFEvkpGM
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 05-14-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 86
Posted By Mainer
Talking Cheyenne Marie

Events and characters portrayed in this song are more than likely works of fiction...


"Cheyenne Marie"

Sweet Cheyenne Marie knows I'll never let this be
But I can't tell her why I feel this way
By...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 05-01-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 236
Posted By Mainer
Lightbulb I-95 (Complete with chorus!)

I posted the verses to this tune yesterday before I had a chorus written. The chorus came to me this afternoon...


I could take off for Ohio by the dark of night
Say goodbye to my whole life and...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 04-30-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 167
Posted By Mainer
Talking I-95 (work in progress)

Just started writing this one about a half hour ago...Figured I'd post what I have just for gits and shiggles while I'm working on writing a chorus.


I could take off toward Ohio by the dark of the...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 04-28-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 249
Posted By Mainer
The Actress

"The Actress"

Your leading man's forgot his lines
He's a different person every night
When the spotlight fades and the curtains close
Life goes on but the whole cast knows

Step outside for a...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 04-07-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 205
Posted By Mainer
Thanks! And I think I'm keeping it the way it is,...

Thanks! And I think I'm keeping it the way it is, but yes. I tried uploading it to Soundcloud but my computer's being a twatrocket...

I haven't, I'll definitely check that out :)
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 04-07-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 205
Posted By Mainer
Lightbulb Tell Me Everything's Okay...

"Tell Me Everything's Okay..."

What good is it to you to see me fall?
How could I have known you'd trade it all?
Clip your angel's wings, let me hit the ground
How's it feel to lose what you never...
Forum: Musician Talk 04-06-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 312
Posted By Mainer
Help Me Understand These Lyrics? Please?

Hello again, everyone in Musician Talk! I'm a fan of Aaron Lewis' country music, and I've been trying to learn one of his newer tunes, "That Ain't Country". I can play it on the guitar and know...
Forum: Musician Talk 04-01-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By Mainer
Tuning Question

Hey y'alls! I've been playing around with an alternate tuning for the past couple days. I've gotten into the habit of tuning my guitars down a half-step, but yesterday I tuned my D# string up a step...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 03-20-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 314
Posted By Mainer
Thanks! And I agree completely. The chorus...

Thanks! And I agree completely. The chorus always seemed a bit sketchy :haha: :shrug:
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 03-18-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 314
Posted By Mainer
Vampire

Not bad for a 2am brainfart, I guess. It still needs some work. :shrug:

I'm starting to feel like a vampire
The daylight burns my skin
I keep the shades drawn and the lights turned off
My...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 03-13-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 198
Posted By Mainer
Everyone

Another song I was just finishing as I posted the lyrics to "Going Nowhere Fast" :)


I thought there was a will, but I knew there was no way
To rebuild these bridges that I've burned
It's taken...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 03-10-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 204
Posted By Mainer
Thanks a bunch, Yannick! I have a fresh batch of...

Thanks a bunch, Yannick! I have a fresh batch of 6 new songs that I have to get recorded and thrown up onto soundcloud. (One of which I just finished writing minutes before writing this comment......
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 03-10-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 194
Posted By Mainer
Going Nowhere Fast (The Ballad of Coyote Bongwater)

She woke up in the backseat and asked me where we were
All I could say was "going nowhere fast"
Truth be told I didn't know, but we were on the run
Too strung out to read the signs we passed

We held...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 03-08-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 204
Posted By Mainer
Life's Too Short

I've felt like a writing machine lately! :haha: Again, I came up with the idea during the drive home from work, got home and it wrote itself in 45 minutes or so!


Life's Too Short

How many...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 03-03-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 168
Posted By Mainer
I asked the same question for years, but I've...

I asked the same question for years, but I've discovered that (and this is just my opinion) writing music isn't something that can really be taught. And I think you've kinda answered your own...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 02-25-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 159
Posted By Mainer
From One Ghost to Another

Maybe a couple words or lines here and there that are subject to change, but I'm fairly happy with this one :)

St. Anthony's got a hold of me
I still can't find my way
I've walked through walls and...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 02-02-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 289
Posted By Mainer
Whiskey & Wine

You could be my whiskey, girl
And I could be your wine
You could be what I reach for on these cold winter nights
We could hide under the covers
Not see the sun for days
Or we could leave behind our...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 01-31-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 368
Posted By Mainer
Danelectro Honeytone N-10 Mini Amp

Hey everyone! Last night I was watching a Youtube video of singer-songwriter, Shakey Graves. He was using one of these Honeytone Mini Amps, I liked the sound he was getting out of it but had never...
Forum: Rock & Indie 01-29-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 623
Posted By Mainer
I love me some Alter Bridge :) "Tremonti...

I love me some Alter Bridge :) "Tremonti II" is coming later this year AND they're planning a new AB album for 2016!
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 01-25-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 239
Posted By Mainer
Constellations

Inspiration for songs come at the weirdest of times...Last night I watched the Spike Jonze movie, "Her" (the movie where the dude falls in love with his computer). I started it late and didn't...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 01-04-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 678
Posted By Mainer
Sing it like you mean it. That's all I have to...

Sing it like you mean it. That's all I have to contribute.
Forum: The Pit 01-03-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,590
Posted By Mainer
Strawberry.

Strawberry.
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 12-27-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 194
Posted By Mainer
Karma

Wrote this one over the course of the past two days.
Still might try'n write a bridge, but this is what I have. I'm pretty happy with it. :shrug: :peace:

"Karma"

I don't believe in karma, my...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 12-16-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 330
Posted By Mainer
Before I Learn

Listening to Hank III inspired me to write sort of a classic country sounding tune about my most recent brush with death (rolled a pickup truck on Sunday...)


"Before I Learn"

It seems like this...
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