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Forum: Musician Talk 08-22-2015, 01:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 815
Posted By Corwinoid
What do YOU think sounds "bone...

What do YOU think sounds "bone chilling" and "intense"? Asking for other people to interpret their impressions of music into a musical dialog in terms of sound you're looking for is difficult if...
Forum: Musician Talk 08-22-2015, 01:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 327
Posted By Corwinoid
I think for the most part your playing is fine,...

I think for the most part your playing is fine, and my biggest critique personally would be that it's maybe a little cluttered. You played through points where I expected repose, which may either be...
Forum: Musician Talk 08-21-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 553
Posted By Corwinoid
No this is not correct. You really need to be...

No this is not correct. You really need to be counting, which is a fundamental skill you should work on, and can work on away from the guitar.
Forum: Musician Talk 08-17-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 289
Posted By Corwinoid
If you can play the basic three against four...

If you can play the basic three against four rhythm then you should simply feel each beat as 3:4. You generally don't want to try and count subdivisions smaller or more complex than 16ths, you...
Forum: Musician Talk 08-16-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 587
Posted By Corwinoid
I haven't done acoustic theory in a long time, so...

I haven't done acoustic theory in a long time, so I don't remember all of the maths to prove it, but if I remember correctly (and I may not, so don't just take my word for it) you can shortcut most...
Forum: Musician Talk 08-15-2015, 11:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 587
Posted By Corwinoid
Calling them dyads would technically be correct,...

Calling them dyads would technically be correct, but distortion isn't magic. When distortion (and overdrive) clips the acoustic signal it generates harmonic overtones, if the distortion is...
Forum: Musician Talk 08-15-2015, 11:18 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 1,880
Posted By Corwinoid
What's considered 'university' outside of the...

What's considered 'university' outside of the states these days? Other than form and structure and species counterpoint (which, I actually both classical and modern counterpoint in my undergrad),...
Forum: Musician Talk 08-14-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 1,880
Posted By Corwinoid
There's a lot of wrong in this thread, I don't...

There's a lot of wrong in this thread, I don't even know where to start...

Elitism is present in academic music, but not in the way it's being presented here for sure. The reason the primary track...
Forum: Musician Talk 08-12-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 558
Posted By Corwinoid
No, you're right. I'm getting bad at this in my...

No, you're right. I'm getting bad at this in my old age. Right before that too with the Fs.
Forum: Musician Talk 08-12-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 558
Posted By Corwinoid
^ Bar 3 is okay, it's 2-3 there that's an error...

^ Bar 3 is okay, it's 2-3 there that's an error (I left out a note).
Forum: Musician Talk 08-12-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 558
Posted By Corwinoid
Yeah I didn't get the step up to the D when I...

Yeah I didn't get the step up to the D when I wrote it and I didn't feel like going back and fixing it, so I made a note of it just after that :P
Forum: Musician Talk 08-12-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 558
Posted By Corwinoid
1) root > fifth > third, this works in...

1) root > fifth > third, this works in conjunction with what's implied (or rather, the derived implication) by the bass line. See the answer to 3.

2) Then this isn't really an answer, I'll just...
Forum: Musician Talk 08-12-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 558
Posted By Corwinoid
I guess you asked for an explanation of what's...

I guess you asked for an explanation of what's going on too, if you want for the last two examples I can go into detail.
Forum: Musician Talk 08-12-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 558
Posted By Corwinoid
Hmm, okay, let's start with what you started...

Hmm, okay, let's start with what you started with, because there's at least one outright error, excluding the missing accidental on the V on the third measure. The motion in the right hand jumps...
Forum: Musician Talk 08-09-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,110
Posted By Corwinoid
This is needlessly complex... and really follows...

This is needlessly complex... and really follows a misguided idea of chord sequencing.
Forum: Musician Talk 08-03-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,076
Posted By Corwinoid
I'll throw my two cents in here as a contrast to...

I'll throw my two cents in here as a contrast to the jazz kids. The diminished scales and whole tone scale are far more interesting when they're approached atonally. Instead of trying to impart...
Forum: Musician Talk 08-03-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 802
Posted By Corwinoid
Texture was clearly the word my tired mind was...

Texture was clearly the word my tired mind was looking for there. I must be getting old to lose that one off the tip of my tongue. Texture is important for its own sake, not for its structural...
Forum: Musician Talk 08-03-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 802
Posted By Corwinoid
In no particular order... I mean the bars with...

In no particular order... I mean the bars with the quarter notes.

The written melody here isn't really all that important from an improvisational stand point other than building a framework for...
Forum: Musician Talk 08-02-2015, 11:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 802
Posted By Corwinoid
JP missed something subtle, but deeply important...

JP missed something subtle, but deeply important about the melody. The entire thing can be looked at as a repetition of a two bar rhythmic motif, with some temporal displacement in bars 8-15.

When...
Forum: Musician Talk 04-08-2010, 01:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 603
Posted By Corwinoid
^ There's a lot more to do with additive time...

^ There's a lot more to do with additive time signatures than that. Having to do with asymmetry, and blah blah blah. Usually when you want to set up an irregular pulse it's consistent for most of...
Forum: Musician Talk 04-08-2010, 01:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 603
Posted By Corwinoid
^ With irregular beaming, additive meter is very...

^ With irregular beaming, additive meter is very common to give the performer a heads up that groupings what the groupings will be like. That's kind of the idea... if the irregular pulse isn't...
Forum: Musician Talk 04-08-2010, 01:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 603
Posted By Corwinoid
^ No, not really. You'd probably still write the...

^ No, not really. You'd probably still write the pulse unit dependent on the tempo. There's no reason to give syncopations or irregular beat groupings the smallest common temporal unit, in fact...
Forum: Musician Talk 04-08-2010, 12:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 603
Posted By Corwinoid
As a general rule, tend to favor the larger beat...

As a general rule, tend to favor the larger beat for faster tempos and the smaller for slower. This is kind of counter-intuitive, but it's easier to read (if it's not sheet it really doesn't matter,...
Forum: Bandleading 04-07-2010, 10:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 643
Posted By Corwinoid
Not only this, but a -lot- of musicians want to...

Not only this, but a -lot- of musicians want to play more than one style. I started a band in 15 minutes once sitting at a coffee shop and telling a guy I worked with I wanted to do some completely...
Forum: Musician Talk 04-07-2010, 09:04 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 3,436
Posted By Corwinoid
Yeah he doesn't seem too damaged, once the...

Yeah he doesn't seem too damaged, once the swelling went down... it just took a while to see a doc for it. No staples/stitches, hell they didn't even bother to glue it shut. It looks kind of nasty,...
Forum: Musician Talk 04-07-2010, 08:54 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 3,436
Posted By Corwinoid
Elden: you want sheet/tab, chord chart? Sorry I...

Elden: you want sheet/tab, chord chart?

Sorry I haven't done the fifth one yet also, one of the kids cracked his head open and I was in ER most of the day yesterday.

Ed, oh I'm a dumbass when I...
Forum: Musician Talk 04-06-2010, 07:42 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 3,436
Posted By Corwinoid
OK, writing for the 5th one is done, family's...

OK, writing for the 5th one is done, family's gone today so I should get a chance to record and have these up by noon my time (about 5.5 hours from when I post this).

Here's how I scored these,...
Forum: Musician Talk 04-06-2010, 01:32 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 3,436
Posted By Corwinoid
There's a bit of writing to do for #5, it'll take...

There's a bit of writing to do for #5, it'll take me a little while since I need to eat and stuff too. When I finish that and get ready to record I'll close this one down, so there are a few hours...
Forum: Musician Talk 04-05-2010, 12:48 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 3,436
Posted By Corwinoid
Not poorly. I'm not ready to give out correct...

Not poorly. I'm not ready to give out correct answers yet though.
Forum: Musician Talk 04-05-2010, 08:12 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 3,436
Posted By Corwinoid
This or translate, I just gave you a key. Ed:...

This or translate, I just gave you a key.

Ed: Note that I said "or", I don't care which one you choose to do. I can think wrong side of the pond when I have to.

Ed2: Added this all to the problem...
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