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Forum: Musician Talk 04-05-2013, 10:33 AM
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Posted By Sleepy__Head
You know they deserve it.

You know they deserve it.
Forum: Musician Talk 04-05-2013, 10:30 AM
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Posted By Sleepy__Head
It also depends what you're learning. There are...

It also depends what you're learning. There are lots of classical pieces I've learned where playing the written notes is only half the battle because you have a choice about where to play them and...
Forum: Musician Talk 04-05-2013, 10:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 384
Posted By Sleepy__Head
Something from Messiaen ... additive...

Something from Messiaen ... additive rhythms.

Take a phrase in constant 8th notes against a constant back-beat. Now play exactly the same notes, but alter the duration of one (or more) of the 8th...
Forum: Musician Talk 04-05-2013, 10:09 AM
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Posted By Sleepy__Head
To learn the correct notes in the correct order...

To learn the correct notes in the correct order so that when you speed up you don't make silly mistakes.

It's analogous to learning a part in a play. First learn the words & make sure you've got...
Forum: Musician Talk 04-05-2013, 03:51 AM
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Posted By Sleepy__Head
I have one word for you - Enya. It's tuneful but...

I have one word for you - Enya. It's tuneful but in an awful way. Like a pink twin-set with pictures of kittens sewn to the lapel.

The thing is, it's not bad singing like The Shaggs or Leonard...
Forum: Musician Talk 04-05-2013, 03:43 AM
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Posted By Sleepy__Head
OK, well lots of band write repetitive riffs....

OK, well lots of band write repetitive riffs. It's a boring example, but Enter Sandman is three repeats of the same figure followed by a 2nd figure. So it's a 4-bar riff that uses 2 ideas. According...
Forum: Musician Talk 04-04-2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 35
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Posted By Sleepy__Head
Ah well. Death it is.

Ah well. Death it is.
Forum: Musician Talk 04-04-2013, 06:57 AM
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Posted By Sleepy__Head
These threads are starting to make me think death...

These threads are starting to make me think death is the only escape.
Forum: Musician Talk 02-18-2013, 03:20 PM
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Posted By Sleepy__Head
^ That sounds like a heap o'horseshit to me.

^ That sounds like a heap o'horseshit to me.
Forum: Musician Talk 02-15-2013, 09:20 AM
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Posted By Sleepy__Head
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=_kDhpFaf4EY
Forum: Musician Talk 02-12-2013, 08:44 AM
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Posted By Sleepy__Head
I've got both. Finale has a smaller memory...

I've got both.

Finale has a smaller memory footprint for its sound library than Sibelius, which means (on my computer at least) it doesn't stutter and break up when it plays something...
Forum: Musician Talk 02-11-2013, 04:09 PM
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Posted By Sleepy__Head
ftfy

ftfy
Forum: Musician Talk 02-09-2013, 07:49 PM
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Posted By Sleepy__Head
Don't be daft lad. Ear training to train your...

Don't be daft lad.

Ear training to train your ears, tabs for learning songs with minimal effort.
Forum: Musician Talk 02-09-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 312
Posted By Sleepy__Head
Ah, OK. So what the OP needs to do is stand very,...

Ah, OK. So what the OP needs to do is stand very, very still.

Like a statue, or actually more like one of those performance artists who stand very still because a statue doesn't really stand - it's...
Forum: Musician Talk 02-09-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,015
Posted By Sleepy__Head
Hello?

Hello?
Forum: Musician Talk 02-09-2013, 05:43 PM
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Views: 2,015
Posted By Sleepy__Head
Wait, there's an ignore list?

Wait, there's an ignore list?
Forum: Musician Talk 02-09-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 68
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Posted By Sleepy__Head
Bollocks to the lot of yer. I'm taking my...

Bollocks to the lot of yer. I'm taking my intervals home.

*huffy*
Forum: Musician Talk 02-09-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,015
Posted By Sleepy__Head
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Forum: Musician Talk 02-09-2013, 07:57 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,015
Posted By Sleepy__Head
A 2-note chord is a dyad...

A 2-note chord is a dyad (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dyad_%28music%29).

Yes, 2 notes sounding together are more commonly called intervals and I appreciate it's not a popular opinion on this forum,...
Forum: Musician Talk 02-09-2013, 05:31 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,015
Posted By Sleepy__Head
Oh yeah?!! My teacher says two. And my teacher...

Oh yeah?!!

My teacher says two.

And my teacher is bigger than your teacher and will whup his ass.
Forum: Musician Talk 02-09-2013, 04:57 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,015
Posted By Sleepy__Head
And also a chord.

And also a chord.
Forum: Musician Talk 02-09-2013, 04:49 AM
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Posted By Sleepy__Head
I was thinking of an interview with Paul...

I was thinking of an interview with Paul McCartney where he got asked how they began to write, and his answer was that they would listen to Buddy Holly songs and think "How does he /do/ that?", and...
Forum: Musician Talk 02-08-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,015
Posted By Sleepy__Head
All notes have overtones, but the overtones for...

All notes have overtones, but the overtones for the octaves are more likely to agree with each other than an octave plus a fifth, and a third is even less likely to agree.

Octave displacement of the...
Forum: Musician Talk 02-08-2013, 05:38 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,015
Posted By Sleepy__Head
Not so fast, my fine foody friend. A chord is...

Not so fast, my fine foody friend.

A chord is any time more than one note sounds in unison.

I know, I know we tend to think of chords as triads, but still ...
Forum: Musician Talk 02-08-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,425
Posted By Sleepy__Head
They did it by learning Buddy Holly songs,...

They did it by learning Buddy Holly songs, thinking "How did he /do/ that?!" and then trying to do that themselves. It's like learning to talk: First you ape the people around you, then you acquire...
Forum: Musician Talk 02-08-2013, 05:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,425
Posted By Sleepy__Head
There are general rules, but they vary with...

There are general rules, but they vary with genre.

In general the chorus is the catchy tune that you want everyone to sing along with, the verse is the tune that gets people to the chorus, and the...
Forum: Musician Talk 02-08-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 310
Posted By Sleepy__Head
Only if you touch them inappropriately. Right...

Only if you touch them inappropriately.

Right now I'm not listening to anything. It's lovely. Silence is golden.

...

Bollocks. Now I've got "Silence Is Golden" going through my head.
Forum: Musician Talk 02-08-2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 312
Posted By Sleepy__Head
This ^. Just get on and knuckle down to it again.

This ^.

Just get on and knuckle down to it again.
Forum: Musician Talk 02-07-2013, 03:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,037
Posted By Sleepy__Head
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Forum: Musician Talk 02-06-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 17,387
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Views: 651,088
Posted By Sleepy__Head
That scale made me both happy and sad. Must be...

That scale made me both happy and sad. Must be modal.
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