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Forum: Musician Talk 06-07-2010, 11:29 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,895
Posted By Nick_
elden - thanks for the listen - I think I need to...

elden - thanks for the listen - I think I need to stop trying to cram so much tension into a short duration without enough release - density has always been a thing I overdo.
Also: now that I pause...
Forum: Musician Talk 06-06-2010, 07:05 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,895
Posted By Nick_
a third one is up at drop.io/nxkcdxn went for...

a third one is up at drop.io/nxkcdxn

went for groove on this one
Forum: Musician Talk 06-06-2010, 02:28 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,895
Posted By Nick_
Well thanks. I had just a vague pastoral...

Well thanks. I had just a vague pastoral evocation in mind but the savanna fits the bill. The vibrophone (synth ...) over top was actually going to be a kalimba but I really wanted the warm flutter....
Forum: Musician Talk 06-06-2010, 12:44 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,895
Posted By Nick_
Humanity is at its finest facing adversity....

Humanity is at its finest facing adversity. Rising to challenge is the highest anyone flies. That's my perspective. It's not for everyone, and it's not for jamming. I'm nice, then. Anyway I am aware...
Forum: Musician Talk 06-06-2010, 11:22 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,895
Posted By Nick_
I guess I forgot the "should you choose to...

I guess I forgot the "should you choose to accept it". I mean it only as a suggestion, where I would like to see your playing go. My taste is drawn to asymmetry. I respect aesthetic choices, but not...
Forum: Musician Talk 06-05-2010, 11:34 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,895
Posted By Nick_
Thanks for the crit pillo. The great advantage...

Thanks for the crit pillo. The great advantage here is that we might as well each take three stabs at it while paying attention to comments and hopefully improving. I know I'll do at least another,...
Forum: Musician Talk 06-04-2010, 01:39 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,895
Posted By Nick_
http://drop.io/nxkcdxn sooo when more people...

http://drop.io/nxkcdxn

sooo

when more people submit i will crit those but in the meantime feel free to walk all over my friday lunchtime well spent


10:34 - re-uploaded but this time in stereo....
Forum: Musician Talk 06-03-2010, 11:32 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,895
Posted By Nick_
I'll do one.

I'll do one.
Forum: Musician Talk 06-02-2010, 10:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,136
Posted By Nick_
SATB writing is an exercise in optimization, not...

SATB writing is an exercise in optimization, not taste.
Forum: Musician Talk 05-22-2010, 12:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 511
Posted By Nick_
The C has a B implied in the second half of its...

The C has a B implied in the second half of its duration in your progression, so your progression creates this line

C------C7------Am
Do-Si-Sib------La-


Harmonic movement derives from good voice...
Forum: Musician Talk 05-19-2010, 11:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 366
Posted By Nick_
If you're used to working things out by ear a...

If you're used to working things out by ear a great transitional exercise is to just sit down ten minutes a day listening to a piece of music with score in hand, following what's going on. You can...
Forum: Musician Talk 05-17-2010, 03:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 298
Posted By Nick_
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tuning_fork

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tuning_fork
Forum: Musician Talk 05-14-2010, 01:51 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,167
Posted By Nick_
to paraphrase Charles Olson: The syllable is of...

to paraphrase Charles Olson:

The syllable is of the head, the line is of the heart and lungs

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Transcription helps more than anything. Ask questions of the music you enjoy and...
Forum: Musician Talk 04-29-2010, 02:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 551
Posted By Nick_
While exploring alternate consciousnesses is a...

While exploring alternate consciousnesses is a great frontier for discovery, don't let it be a crutch because crutches beget canes

Kahlil Gibran -

"The soul walks not upon a line, neither does it...
Forum: Musician Talk 04-24-2010, 03:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 474
Posted By Nick_
Famously said by Louis Armstrong: "If you...

Famously said by Louis Armstrong: "If you gotta ask, then you never gonna know"

You will make huge leaps in your playing once you start paying attention to what some artists are doing that sets them...
Forum: Musician Talk 03-29-2010, 10:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 817
Posted By Nick_
Transcription. For that progression you might as...

Transcription. For that progression you might as well pick up Cannonball Adderley's Something Else and just work out what he and Miles play on Autumn Leaves (although they take it G, not...
Forum: Musician Talk 03-26-2010, 09:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 231
Posted By Nick_
What I use for bend control: Play a melody you...

What I use for bend control:

Play a melody you know well -

Move your hand one step down the neck. Play the melody again but now you have bend each note up a semitone. Listen carefully to the...
Forum: Musician Talk 03-20-2010, 12:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 817
Posted By Nick_
The solution to your problem is transcription

The solution to your problem is transcription
Forum: Musician Talk 02-02-2010, 04:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 735
Posted By Nick_
Allaboutjazz has a much older demographic that...

Allaboutjazz has a much older demographic that will kick your arse with theory (they've got a few guys there that really twist up crazy 12-tone and LCC stuff) but it's great to listen in. They've got...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-05-2010, 04:04 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 2,499
Posted By Nick_
You missed the point. If it was that stripped of...

You missed the point. If it was that stripped of the instances where fifths and fourths are used, it will sound completely foreign to the tradition, where it will still be recognisable with the...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-04-2010, 10:33 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 2,499
Posted By Nick_
Two tetrachords to an octave, they repeat. We...

Two tetrachords to an octave, they repeat. We base our tuning on the octave because it allows for equal temperament. I argue that the tetrachord is a more useful model for almost everything (than the...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-04-2010, 06:38 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 2,499
Posted By Nick_
The article with my post was meant to make my...

The article with my post was meant to make my point



What I am trying to say: In our system the perfect intervals are a framework on which the others are hung. You have to change that before you...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-04-2010, 05:55 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 2,499
Posted By Nick_
Question: are the unison and octave to remain...

Question: are the unison and octave to remain perfect? Or will we have a "major octave"?

Anyway read this:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tetrachords

It's important.
Forum: Musician Talk 01-03-2010, 06:27 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 2,499
Posted By Nick_
http://xkcd.com/675/ also what he^...

http://xkcd.com/675/


also what he^ said


fourth and dissonance - in species counterpoint (and derivatives) you avoid fourths because without context they suggest the 6/4 chords that you are trying...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-02-2010, 08:26 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 2,499
Posted By Nick_
0 - 11 by semitone or whatever your smallest...

0 - 11 by semitone or whatever your smallest repeating unit is. You can give every combination of pitches possible their day in the sun without favouring a single one.

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Your suggestion sounds...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-02-2010, 06:42 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 2,499
Posted By Nick_
well the academics abandoned the named system of...

well the academics abandoned the named system of intervals for plain numbers (that most impartial - no "special provisions") in the early 20th century

The distinction they get in conventional...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-02-2010, 05:04 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 2,499
Posted By Nick_
what I'm saying is that the term...

what I'm saying is that the term "perfect" isn't a judgement, just a term used to describe its relationship with the other intervals. It's kind of like objecting to the systems / organization schemes...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-02-2010, 03:08 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 2,499
Posted By Nick_
Perfect intervals maintain their quality (that is...

Perfect intervals maintain their quality (that is labeled perfect) when inverted

To change the name to something that suggests they change quality when inverted (like major and minor) is creating...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-01-2010, 11:26 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 2,499
Posted By Nick_
Are we inventing intervals? What am I missing?

Are we inventing intervals? What am I missing?
Forum: Musician Talk 12-31-2009, 10:15 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 2,499
Posted By Nick_
woaaaaah too much chew over something that is...

woaaaaah too much chew over something that is simple


invert a major interval (2, 3, 6, 7). It becomes minor. (& vice versa)
Invert a perfect interval (1, 4, 5, 8). It remains perfect.
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