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Forum: Musician Talk Today, 02:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 743
Posted By RonaldPoe
I know a few things about quarter-tone music but...

I know a few things about quarter-tone music but that's not really going to affect my electronic music. I'm still curious about writing dark/Goth atmospheric music. I'm thinking of doing a remix...
Forum: Musician Talk 08-28-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 743
Posted By RonaldPoe
I like the first 22 seconds of that piece (the...

I like the first 22 seconds of that piece (the backing vocals have exquisite harmonies that are chilling yet magical). Kind of makes me think of a powerful evil sorcerer like Voldemort. Too bad the...
Forum: Musician Talk 08-26-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 743
Posted By RonaldPoe
To bloodinside, do you got any tips for dark/goth...

To bloodinside, do you got any tips for dark/goth atmospheric music? I think you'd be a good person to learn from. I'm also curious how I should approach this. Should I go crazy or be subtle and...
Forum: Musician Talk 08-23-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 743
Posted By RonaldPoe
I know this is a Brony song, but...

I know this is a Brony song, but "Shadows" by Aviators is a good example of a song that's both bone-chilling/spooky and boss-like/intense. The lyrics are about a man (or in this case Discord) going...
Forum: Musician Talk 08-22-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 743
Posted By RonaldPoe
Great suggestions and nice tips everyone. I'm...

Great suggestions and nice tips everyone. I'm thinking of adding a slow bell loop that utilizes minor seconds and roots 8 measures in. Do you guys think that would work.

As for the musical...
Forum: Musician Talk 08-21-2015, 10:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 743
Posted By RonaldPoe
Tips for composing/arranging bone-chilling music

As you know I write electronic music with Musescore and FL Studio. I'm currently trying to write a boss theme for Disney's version of the Headless Horseman. Are there any tips for writing music...
Forum: Musician Talk 08-20-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 482
Posted By RonaldPoe
I think we need a general/sticky "What key...

I think we need a general/sticky "What key is this song in?" thread so we don't have so many threads about that. It would help everyone and probably be more important and/or useful than that "Sticky:...
Forum: Musician Talk 08-15-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 654
Posted By RonaldPoe
MM and Hail, I've been spending the past week...

MM and Hail, I've been spending the past week thinking about what you two said and you might be right. I'm a melodic type of musician but I guess there's nothing wrong with playing roots primarily....
Forum: Musician Talk 08-09-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,185
Posted By RonaldPoe
Jet, if you want I could message you my idea for...

Jet, if you want I could message you my idea for a Composition challenge/contest. I think it'd be very interesting and cool. It involves the key of E Minor, a tempo of 60, and 31 bars. Would you like...
Forum: Musician Talk 08-08-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 654
Posted By RonaldPoe
When I said "supporting/enhancing...

When I said "supporting/enhancing hymns", I meant to say "embellish/support the hymns" but chose the wrong word. Also is it okay to just play roots to the chords or should it be more melodic?

Last...
Forum: Musician Talk 08-06-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 654
Posted By RonaldPoe
What's wrong with learning new things and...

What's wrong with learning new things and extending one's musical style? I'm doing this because I'm a Christian trying to support a local church and it's an opportunity to join a band. I'm asking not...
Forum: Musician Talk 08-01-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 654
Posted By RonaldPoe
US Preparing for a Gospel bass audition?

So I've been thinking about auditioning for the band at a big local church and was curious how to approach this. What do you guys think I should learn for the audition (I'm going to audition on bass...
Forum: Musician Talk 08-01-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 793
Posted By RonaldPoe
Thanks for the tips but could someone please tab...

Thanks for the tips but could someone please tab out the melody of "Stella by Starlight". Not only is it hard to find tabs for the song but nearly all of them are chord melodies, not lead/single line...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-25-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 399
Posted By RonaldPoe
C and G are just easy keys to write in and guitar...

C and G are just easy keys to write in and guitar friendly too. They aren't really anymore effective than others but C Major is said to be happy. Besides Metal wouldn't be the same without E Minor,...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-25-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 399
Posted By RonaldPoe
Sorry for the bump and double post but I'm...

Sorry for the bump and double post but I'm curious if I should just cancel the contest (I haven't gotten any responses for 9 days). I was thinking about a second part for the harmony/countermelody...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-24-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 793
Posted By RonaldPoe
Hi, I find your analysis very interesting. I'm...

Hi, I find your analysis very interesting. I'm also curious about Jazz soloing and soloing over ballads like this. I've been interested in Jazz soloing for its cool aesthetic and as a way to improve...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-16-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 399
Posted By RonaldPoe
US I'll admit I didn't open that right. Still I...

I'll admit I didn't open that right. Still I think it would be possible if you simply keep them all in mind but "Boys and Bears" and "No More Mr. Nice Guy" are most important. Also the keys of C and...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-16-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 399
Posted By RonaldPoe
Poe's first composition challenge with inspirations

You guys know that I'm not that great at songwriting and have low self-esteem. So I decided to host a compositional challenge for at least 2 members of Ultimate Guitar's music theory forums....
Forum: Musician Talk 07-15-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,295
Posted By RonaldPoe
How would I improve the harmony? The rhythms were...

How would I improve the harmony? The rhythms were based off "The Jungle Book" and the melodies were made from arpeggios.
Forum: Musician Talk 07-14-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,295
Posted By RonaldPoe
Here's that KH field theme based on "The...

Here's that KH field theme based on "The Jungle Book" I've been talking about. I finished yesterday and would like to hear your...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-11-2015, 12:06 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,295
Posted By RonaldPoe
It wasn't really much of a bassline anyway. It...

It wasn't really much of a bassline anyway. It could've stood on its own as a melody when it was being written and ended up not sounding like a bassline at all.
Forum: Musician Talk 07-10-2015, 11:47 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,295
Posted By RonaldPoe
If you're referring to The4thHorseman's comment,...

If you're referring to The4thHorseman's comment, then I agree all the way (although Wolfen is still being helpful). I'd like to thank him. Also that bassline I was working on is more fitting for a...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-10-2015, 09:40 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,295
Posted By RonaldPoe
To D, I was asking how to use stepwise motion and...

To D, I was asking how to use stepwise motion and not sound like scales. I also was asking if anyone has tips for using arpeggios and not having them sound like just arpeggios. I've only written 2...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-10-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,295
Posted By RonaldPoe
I agree that the blues and shred comparisons are...

I agree that the blues and shred comparisons are kinda stupid. How is Paul Gilbert less emotional than Kenny Wayne Sheppard anyway (no offense to Sheppard fans and I'm knocking him as musician)? I...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-09-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,295
Posted By RonaldPoe
Tonibet72, thanks for posting those songs by...

Tonibet72, thanks for posting those songs by Edit. I think the melodies would be beautiful without all the effects (still are to an extent). Why don't people get that Electronic music isn't less...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-09-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,185
Posted By RonaldPoe
I just sent my section in. Sorry about all the...

I just sent my section in. Sorry about all the unnecessary discord but I was trying to follow all the instructions you guys gave me. Anyway I got the part in and am so sorry for the wait (I currently...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-09-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,295
Posted By RonaldPoe
Thanks everyone (especially Wolfen). By tasteful,...

Thanks everyone (especially Wolfen). By tasteful, I meant that it's not just scales and it isn't obnoxious. Everyone gave some good advice. Also I agree that the Pantera song is very repetitive but...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-07-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,295
Posted By RonaldPoe
All I can think of are skilled/fitting vocalists,...

All I can think of are skilled/fitting vocalists, strings, possibly minor keys, and the harmonies don't sound that advanced either. That's a very good question. The great thing about Jazz standards...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-07-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,295
Posted By RonaldPoe
US Simple yet Tasteful melody and how do you write one?

I know you're probably thinking "NOT HIM AGAIN", "When will this guy stop already?", or something similar. While I'm not going to answer that question, I have one of my own. How do you write a melody...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-02-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,185
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...
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