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Forum: Original Recordings 06-13-2010, 09:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 198
Posted By Donswald
What specifically would you say I need to improve...

What specifically would you say I need to improve in my singing? Vowels, tuning, pronunciation, projection?
Forum: Original Recordings 06-13-2010, 03:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 198
Posted By Donswald
You Forgot (Punk, Acoustic) Youtube, C4C

Just looking for some opinions and criticisms on my latest song. Crit for Crit!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hwTnxTKV2ic
Forum: Original Recordings 12-20-2009, 08:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 448
Posted By Donswald
whoa

whoa
Forum: Original Recordings 12-17-2009, 08:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 152
Posted By Donswald
"Waste My Time" - The Suggestion Box (YouTube, C4C)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dR2ZlTqe7Fc

I wrote this song for my band "The Suggetion Box." We recorded it in an hour using a digital eight track recorder for the two guitars and bass guitar, a...
Forum: Original Recordings 12-05-2009, 04:19 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 124
Posted By Donswald
Waste My Time (MPEG, C4C)

This is a song I just recorded tonight with my live band, I think the song speaks for itself, tell me what you think.

http://www.mediafire.com/file/tzzyqgu2uid/Waste My Time.mp3
Forum: Musician Talk 10-03-2009, 04:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 477
Posted By Donswald
Actually, this song does have a specific key. It...

Actually, this song does have a specific key. It is G. This confusion arises from the inclusion of non-diatonic chords, which is perfectly acceptable. The chords containing accidentals are borrowed...
Forum: Original Recordings 09-12-2009, 10:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 208
Posted By Donswald
Hmm I guess I'll just post a video of my band...

Hmm I guess I'll just post a video of my band playing it in a few days. Our drummer's arm is in a cast, but we could play it to a drum track. That will sound better anyway.
Forum: Original Recordings 09-12-2009, 04:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 263
Posted By Donswald
I actually kind of like the abrupt beginning. The...

I actually kind of like the abrupt beginning. The song has a good sentimental feel. I would think about restructuring/polishing the transitions to have a bit more of the emotional impact you were...
Forum: Original Recordings 09-12-2009, 02:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 348
Posted By Donswald
It's good. You've gotta do something about the...

It's good. You've gotta do something about the drums on that track though. I love the genre. I think the song is written well, but you need a little extra energy in the recording. I'd suggest either...
Forum: Original Recordings 09-12-2009, 01:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 208
Posted By Donswald
Fifty Second Ska Song (Powertab, C4C)

So far I've written the trumpet and guitar for this song. It's going to be performed by my band Mayor Iguana. Any input is appreciated. We're punk-rock, so it's meant to be particularly short. When...
Forum: Promote YOUR Band 08-28-2009, 01:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 578
Posted By Donswald
I totally dig Blessed USA, that's good stuff...

I totally dig Blessed USA, that's good stuff right there.

You asked me for some recordings- I don't have any of the full band, but here's the only other song besides "Asshat" I've recorded....
Forum: Original Recordings 08-21-2009, 02:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 234
Posted By Donswald
Thank you. Your intentions are clearer now. I...

Thank you. Your intentions are clearer now. I agree, the critique I have been getting on most of my songs is that I need to add bass and vocals pronto. I'll make sure to post the results when I get...
Forum: Original Recordings 08-21-2009, 01:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 234
Posted By Donswald
Well it's a genre preference. I'm not one of...

Well it's a genre preference. I'm not one of those pretentious assholes that write for complexity, that's like stroking your ego on a stage. I like the attitude and melodic style of simple punk rock,...
Forum: Original Recordings 08-20-2009, 07:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 234
Posted By Donswald
Punk Song (youtube, C4C)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A1M5Rx5Dzg4

Another simple punk song, also for my band Mayor Iguana. I'm looking for critique that helps me achieve the sound I'm going for; if you're not fond of the...
Forum: Original Recordings 08-19-2009, 01:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,293
Posted By Donswald
You'll really want to listen to "The...

You'll really want to listen to "The Misshapen Steed" by Agalloch. This song reminds me of alot of their work.
Forum: Original Recordings 08-17-2009, 11:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 558
Posted By Donswald
Very nice. I think what stood out the most was...

Very nice. I think what stood out the most was that the vocals were accurate and in-tune. The guitar sounds great, very solid. I wouldn't add a solo, or any extra content really, but if it were my...
Forum: Original Recordings 08-17-2009, 05:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 187
Posted By Donswald
Thanks stephen_rettie, for what you did have to...

Thanks stephen_rettie, for what you did have to say. Hopefully, transitions will be more clear with a full band, I'll work on them.. Despite that it is just a rhythm guitar part, though, I am looking...
Forum: Original Recordings 08-17-2009, 02:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 187
Posted By Donswald
Progressive Punk Rock - "Nun****er" (youtube, C4C)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g9g2RH8nyJE

Alright, this is a song I've been writing for my band Mayor Iguana. There is currently a vocal line in the works, but I am looking for some input before I...
Forum: Musician Talk 08-09-2009, 11:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,047
Posted By Donswald
Well why don't you post the melody? We can try to...

Well why don't you post the melody? We can try to help you out then.
Forum: Musician Talk 08-04-2009, 12:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,324
Posted By Donswald
Bobby McFerrin is amazing. For the record,...

Bobby McFerrin is amazing. For the record, though, the first video is the only one based off of the pentatonic scale.
Forum: Bandleading 07-26-2009, 01:12 PM
Replies: 3,712
Views: 255,773
Posted By Donswald
What do you guys think of "Mayor...

What do you guys think of "Mayor Iguana" for a punk band? It's meant to be suggestive of 'marijuana.'
Forum: Musician Talk 07-20-2009, 11:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 385
Posted By Donswald
"It's part of a trilogy, a musical trilogy...

"It's part of a trilogy, a musical trilogy I'm working on in D minor which is the saddest of all keys, I find. People weep instantly when they hear it, and I don't know why."
Forum: Musician Talk 07-20-2009, 10:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,008
Posted By Donswald
Yes. This. Theory is not a tool for creating...

Yes. This. Theory is not a tool for creating music, it is a way of understanding it. Anything Hendrix and any other musician has ever done can be explained by theory, so the question doesn't really...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-04-2009, 12:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 911
Posted By Donswald
Because jazz music is so heavily improvisational,...

Because jazz music is so heavily improvisational, it is the ultimate goal of the serious jazz musician to eventually be able to play the music in their head on the spot, no matter the complexity and...
Forum: Musician Talk 04-12-2009, 08:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 840
Posted By Donswald
Yea, that's pretty typical stuff. After a year or...

Yea, that's pretty typical stuff. After a year or so of playing with the jazz band, chords like that will seem so familiar you'll be comfortable playing every detail of the chart.

In regards to the...
Forum: Musician Talk 03-02-2009, 06:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 844
Posted By Donswald
Use approach tones. This isn't actually quality...

Use approach tones. This isn't actually quality jazz phrasing- hence "cheating." You'll fool a few listeners, though.
Forum: Musician Talk 03-02-2009, 05:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,284
Posted By Donswald
People talk about it on this forum all the time....

People talk about it on this forum all the time. Whenever anyone asks a question about modes, the discussion becomes about this theory.
Forum: Musician Talk 03-01-2009, 11:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,284
Posted By Donswald
It's old, old news. The theory is the first...

It's old, old news. The theory is the first original take on music theory to come from jazz. George Russell introduced the theory to jazz pianist Bill Evans, who showed it to the rest of the Miles...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-22-2009, 11:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 188
Posted By Donswald
If your high school offers A.P. Music Theory,...

If your high school offers A.P. Music Theory, take it. I was fortunate enough to take it this year, and the class has only three other students! Lots of time to have things you don't understand...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-22-2009, 11:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 219
Posted By Donswald
When fingerpicking, use your thumb for the e, a,...

When fingerpicking, use your thumb for the e, a, and d strings, your index finger for the g, your middle for the b, and ring for the e. You may have already known this. As for practicing right hand...
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