Go Back   UG Community @ Ultimate-Guitar.Com > Search Forums
User Name  
Password
Search:

Showing results 1 to 30 of 171
Search took 0.08 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Jet Penguin
Forum: The Pit Yesterday, 07:58 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 858
Posted By Jet Penguin
...

http://img2.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20140708024754/cowboybebop/images/d/da/Spike_Spiegel_Official.jpg

Just replace the smoking with more drinking :haha:
Forum: Musician Talk 09-28-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 526
Posted By Jet Penguin
All lyrics are not poetic. All poetry is...

All lyrics are not poetic.

All poetry is lyrical.

Hence the issue.
Forum: Musician Talk 09-28-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 737
Posted By Jet Penguin
Principles aren't rules. There are no rules.

Principles aren't rules. There are no rules.
Forum: Musician Talk 09-27-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,094
Posted By Jet Penguin
Bass, that's not what I meant, and you're...

Bass, that's not what I meant, and you're absolutely right.

All I meant was that people should pay more attention to voice leading and melodic lines rather than thinking of everything as a discreet...
Forum: Musician Talk 09-27-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 259
Posted By Jet Penguin
"I have different theories and the only way...

"I have different theories and the only way for me to make sure, is if someone suggests the same key, I think of."

I read that as, "I have no idea what key its in but can't let JRF know that" :D

I...
Forum: Musician Talk 09-27-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,094
Posted By Jet Penguin
Double Spoiler alert: Bach more than likely did...

Double Spoiler alert: Bach more than likely did not think about HM or MM scales once. NONE of that was codified in the 17th century.
Forum: Musician Talk 09-25-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 2,793
Posted By Jet Penguin
Oh my god it all makes sense; they are the same...

Oh my god it all makes sense; they are the same person.
Forum: Musician Talk 09-25-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 713
Posted By Jet Penguin
I think their rationale was "who cares about...

I think their rationale was "who cares about feel if you have no time?"

2 and 4 may be better for those attempting to learn how to "swing" convincingly, but if you can already do that, 1 and 3 is...
Forum: Musician Talk 09-24-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 2,793
Posted By Jet Penguin
Math is the language of science. Music may be...

Math is the language of science.

Music may be art, but the process of it is science.

I'm not dead yet.

All joking aside, it won't make our writing better. It doesn't matter whether or not its...
Forum: Musician Talk 09-24-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 523
Posted By Jet Penguin
I think I wasn't clear enough. An augmented 6th...

I think I wasn't clear enough.

An augmented 6th chord is all about voice leading, not a vertical structure. I don't have an issue with you giving it one letter name vs another, but giving it a...
Forum: Musician Talk 09-24-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 201
Posted By Jet Penguin
That's all a Gm7 chord, with approaches on both...

That's all a Gm7 chord, with approaches on both sides.

All those applications are reinterpretations of Gm7 over different harmonic backdrops.

At least thats how my mind works it out. Melodies, not...
Forum: Musician Talk 09-24-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 2,793
Posted By Jet Penguin
Mathematics is the study of quantity, space,...

Mathematics is the study of quantity, space, change, and the creation of order out of chaos.

So, in a word, music.
Forum: Musician Talk 09-24-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 713
Posted By Jet Penguin
Every jazz cat I've studied with swears by the...

Every jazz cat I've studied with swears by the metronome on 1 and 3. So I dunno.

Also, 25 BPM is the magic tempo for chop building, and if you are hardcore you'll practice everything 16 times, with...
Forum: Musician Talk 09-19-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 523
Posted By Jet Penguin
Chords as vertical structures are silly and...

Chords as vertical structures are silly and inefficient.

Also half those chords are not exclusive to HM.

Also half those chords would be better expressed as MM derivations.

Also this is too much...
Forum: Musician Talk 09-19-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,384
Posted By Jet Penguin
My 2cents: If all vibrations and non vibrations...

My 2cents:

If all vibrations and non vibrations have musical properties, then music is an inherently chaotic and constant process that we are powerless to stop.

We can only redirect sound energy...
Forum: Musician Talk 09-19-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 348
Posted By Jet Penguin
1/12th of the Dominant 7th chords I play are...

1/12th of the Dominant 7th chords I play are F7s

#Practiceinallkeyslikeapro
Forum: Musician Talk 09-18-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 686
Posted By Jet Penguin
A couple of my tricks: Development. Uniting a...

A couple of my tricks:

Development. Uniting a bunch of small fragments is easier than coming up with 20 minutes of melody. Hell, you can even take it one not at time.

Improvisation. Play what you...
Forum: Musician Talk 09-17-2014, 12:29 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 4,654
Posted By Jet Penguin
:haha: So true. But seriously don't use the M...

:haha: So true.

But seriously don't use the M word, they haven't finished their training yet. The blood hasn't come off everyone's hands from the last thread.
Forum: Musician Talk 09-17-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 803
Posted By Jet Penguin
Was Sam being a goofball? Yep. Was his point a...

Was Sam being a goofball? Yep.

Was his point a strange generalization? Yes. OF COURSE good tone is important.

His point was extremely valid though. Tone is a means to an end, NOT an end in itself!...
Forum: Musician Talk 09-17-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 313
Posted By Jet Penguin
Nothing screams "I play at a high school...

Nothing screams "I play at a high school level" like A7x style dual leads. Gross.

Or you could do it ironically, and just sweep horrendously while people strum that low D string behind...
Forum: Musician Talk 09-16-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 313
Posted By Jet Penguin
Sam's idea is pretty common in that genre, but I...

Sam's idea is pretty common in that genre, but I would add the following warning:

Not EVERYTHING needs to be harmonized. The effect, while awesome, can also backfire horribly if every note is...
Forum: Musician Talk 09-16-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 472
Posted By Jet Penguin
Start with the blues and rhythm changes. The real...

Start with the blues and rhythm changes. The real blues too, none of that three chord slacker stuff. (JK)

Grab a real book and start picking out tunes. Pick ones to start with that don't go through...
Forum: Musician Talk 09-16-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 312
Posted By Jet Penguin
Definitely portions. I've learned things that...

Definitely portions.

I've learned things that were impossible for my skill level by playing them one note at a time, end to beginning, at 25 BPM.
Forum: Musician Talk 09-16-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,094
Posted By Jet Penguin
Yeah, The umbrella harmonic concept is altered...

Yeah, The umbrella harmonic concept is altered dominants, but you can also "shade" any regular chord with the MM sound. There are waaay more advanced things you can do than use CST and fly up and...
Forum: Musician Talk 09-16-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 300
Posted By Jet Penguin
Keep reading all the time and don't get...

Keep reading all the time and don't get discouraged. Sight reading is like trying to knock over a mountain with a chisel; you won't ever be "good" at it until you are a master.

Try to finger...
Forum: Musician Talk 09-15-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,094
Posted By Jet Penguin
@Elintasokas: I totally hear you man; my piano...

@Elintasokas:

I totally hear you man; my piano skills are basic at best. I try to force myself to write away from any instruments (I'm training myself to audiate), and so I just use the...
Forum: The Pit 09-14-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,193
Posted By Jet Penguin
Came to proclaim Isis had already died but was...

Came to proclaim Isis had already died but was beaten to it.

This'll have to do.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ysBCDUfCtek
Forum: Musician Talk 09-14-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,094
Posted By Jet Penguin
See, I didn't miss the joke! Yeah I just did it...

See, I didn't miss the joke!

Yeah I just did it from the thread title, where MM would be the plantiff. Maybe MM is suing for damages because no one knows how to use him properly? Everyone's too...
Forum: Musician Talk 09-14-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,094
Posted By Jet Penguin
I think he means vs. in the comparative sense,...

I think he means vs. in the comparative sense, not the conflict sense.

Unless Melodic Minor is suing Harmonic Minor, which would be hilarious.
Forum: Musician Talk 09-14-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,094
Posted By Jet Penguin
Well the C MM is for the (i) chord. MM in...

Well the C MM is for the (i) chord. MM in Jazz/contemporary is a shading device.

When you play the C MM over the ii and the V, you are taking advantage of the fact that both those chords point to...
Showing results 1 to 30 of 171

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:40 PM.

Forum Archives / About / Terms of Use / Advertise / Contact / Ultimate-Guitar.Com © 2014
Powered by: vBulletin Version 3.0.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.