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Forum: Musician Talk Today, 09:24 AM
Replies: 14
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Posted By RonaldPoe
Interesting points above but here's my thoughts....

Interesting points above but here's my thoughts. My answer to 95% of scale questions will always be Aeolian/Minor. Since you're playing Thrash Metal, you should know there are quite a few approaches...
Forum: Musician Talk 05-22-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 965
Posted By RonaldPoe
I'm planning on learning fingerstyle and...

I'm planning on learning fingerstyle and arranging that way. I'm thinking about "Dream On" (Dio Cover) and "Paint it Black" (original). Anyway I'm writing a Saix boss theme. Sean, I was hoping you...
Forum: Musician Talk 05-15-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 965
Posted By RonaldPoe
Sean, thanks for your help. Is the song you...

Sean, thanks for your help. Is the song you analyzed there "Man on The Moon" (I wrote that one all by myself and meant for it to be a motif) or one of the KH boss themes? Are you saying it's based on...
Forum: Musician Talk 05-14-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 965
Posted By RonaldPoe
With that one, I played both melodies on guitar...

With that one, I played both melodies on guitar and they sounded pretty good. What could I be doing wrong and better yet am I doing anything wrong (people tell me my music's good but you guys make me...
Forum: Musician Talk 05-14-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 965
Posted By RonaldPoe
Funny thing is this is simple by my standards...

Funny thing is this is simple by my standards (only one bassline, a main melody, and a single counter-melody on strings). I admit the bassline is slightly chaotic but the rest is pretty...
Forum: Musician Talk 05-14-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 965
Posted By RonaldPoe
No offense but you guys aren't really helping. If...

No offense but you guys aren't really helping. If I could do this myself I wouldn't have made this thread or a lot of my others. I'm asking for similiarities between these themes, not all these...
Forum: Musician Talk 05-08-2015, 10:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 965
Posted By RonaldPoe
It's true that I can't read music (I use tab...

It's true that I can't read music (I use tab myself for guitar parts and melodies) but I can write sheet music using Musescore (I use my brain to convert ideas from tab to sheet). I have another...
Forum: Musician Talk 05-03-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 965
Posted By RonaldPoe
I was asking for harmonic and melodic...

I was asking for harmonic and melodic similarities in the songs above (it would give me some insight to Yoko Shimomura's style). I'm trying to apply this in my own music and remixes. I also didn't...
Forum: Musician Talk 05-02-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 965
Posted By RonaldPoe
I know but I'm asking for tips on how to...

I know but I'm asking for tips on how to harmonize in a similar way. Are there any harmonic or musical similarities in the posted songs?
Forum: Musician Talk 05-02-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 965
Posted By RonaldPoe
Bla-bla-bla KH Boss style harmony

As you guys know I'm both a remixer and a major Kingdom Hearts fan. I'm curious if anyone could give me tips on how to do harmonies Yoko Shimomura style like in Kingdom Hearts games. This means a lot...
Forum: Musician Talk 03-29-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 458
Posted By RonaldPoe
Maqam is known for microtones but so is Indian...

Maqam is known for microtones but so is Indian Raga music. You have to be good at slides and quarter tone bends to play either type of music (those are the best techniques for bringing out those...
Forum: Musician Talk 03-26-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 360
Posted By RonaldPoe
I generally don't write lyrics (the ones I come...

I generally don't write lyrics (the ones I come up with are abysmal) but this interests me as well. I'd say doing the chords first doesn't really say much about your song. I prefer getting a guitar...
Forum: Musician Talk 03-20-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 547
Posted By RonaldPoe
I know very little about Jazz guitar but here...

I know very little about Jazz guitar but here goes. First don't be afraid to play "wrong notes" as some of my favorite Jazz virtuosos like John Coltrane and Art Tatum did that regularly and they were...
Forum: Musician Talk 03-19-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 601
Posted By RonaldPoe
20Tigers, you forgot "Bad to the Bone"....

20Tigers, you forgot "Bad to the Bone". That song's main riff and soloing backing is mainly the 12-bar with a motif. It's perhaps the most badass use of the 12-bar blues as well.
Forum: Musician Talk 03-18-2015, 11:59 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,497
Posted By RonaldPoe
Alright here's the result of that dare with 20...

Alright here's the result of that dare with 20 Tigers (I'm not that happy with it). I tried doing something similar with "Incan Walk" (for the melody) but we all know how that went. I'll include that...
Forum: Musician Talk 03-18-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,497
Posted By RonaldPoe
Elintasokas, I think your harmonization sounds...

Elintasokas, I think your harmonization sounds great. I'd like your advice for JRPG music (that's a major inspiration and goal of mine). One of my biggest heroes is Yoko Shimomura and I'm trying to...
Forum: Musician Talk 03-18-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,497
Posted By RonaldPoe
The accompaniment was used primarily for...

The accompaniment was used primarily for atmosphere and as a signature of mine (I don't think it's THAT dissonant and there's actually only 3 things overlapping). The MIDI cuicas was actually a...
Forum: Musician Talk 03-17-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,497
Posted By RonaldPoe
Never mind, I wrote that melody by myself anyway....

Never mind, I wrote that melody by myself anyway. I couldn't figure out the cartoonish feel so I just went with a mostly diatonic melody and a Latin beat (I found it on the internet). Anyway I...
Forum: Musician Talk 03-16-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 601
Posted By RonaldPoe
Bikewer, I agree with you and like that you...

Bikewer, I agree with you and like that you mentioned Robert Johnson. The guy was a master of Delta Blues and a hero to blues guitarist (and Eric Clapton). He's also called the "Grandfather of all...
Forum: Musician Talk 03-15-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,497
Posted By RonaldPoe
US Good advice but my problem is that even though I...

Good advice but my problem is that even though I listen to a pretty wide variety of music and learn a lot of theory, nothing changes (I can't seem to expand my palette and/or apply all that theory)....
Forum: Musician Talk 03-13-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,497
Posted By RonaldPoe
Duaneclpdrix, by "only a few can", I...

Duaneclpdrix, by "only a few can", I meant only a few have the dedication and/or natural talent to do it.
Forum: Musician Talk 03-13-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,497
Posted By RonaldPoe
Jet, you're right the main melody of "Too...

Jet, you're right the main melody of "Too Weak" did open up that piece. That one just means quite a bit to me. Anyway I feel like asking questions here because you guys know what you're talking about...
Forum: Musician Talk 03-13-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,497
Posted By RonaldPoe
I've lost count how many decisions I make with...

I've lost count how many decisions I make with every remix. I'd say at least 10 with the main melody and drumbeat alone. Then about 20 with the basslines. Then about 10 decisions while mixing the...
Forum: Musician Talk 03-13-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,497
Posted By RonaldPoe
Elinktasokas, my remixes take a lot of...

Elinktasokas, my remixes take a lot of dedication, skill, and love to get right. It's not something that can be done in 2 minute (I don't mean because of loading times either) and the choices aren't...
Forum: Musician Talk 03-12-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,497
Posted By RonaldPoe
Elinktasokas, you hit the nail on the head. I'm...

Elinktasokas, you hit the nail on the head. I'm more interested in how melodies interact to each other and if they compliment each other. Harmony comes in many forms. That's why I'm curious why some...
Forum: Musician Talk 03-12-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,497
Posted By RonaldPoe
To EpiExplorer, nice song and Melodic Death Metal...

To EpiExplorer, nice song and Melodic Death Metal (I'm a metalhead and enjoy Death Metal for its artistic values and cool aesthetic) for the win. Atmosphere is very important to me musically and that...
Forum: Musician Talk 03-12-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,497
Posted By RonaldPoe
Chord progressions and oddest songs

I was listening to the radio in the car and I heard the weirdest song. It sounded like it was in a strange scale and the instruments sounded like they were played backwards (I know the drums were)....
Forum: Musician Talk 03-11-2015, 09:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 594
Posted By RonaldPoe
I know vocals are just a melody with lyrics and...

I know vocals are just a melody with lyrics and can be replaced with another instrument. I still believe playing the chords of a song isn't music anymore than going up and down the scales is (people...
Forum: Musician Talk 03-11-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 594
Posted By RonaldPoe
MM, I agree with your suggestions (especially the...

MM, I agree with your suggestions (especially the second one) to an extent. In my opinion, conventional harmony (chord progressions and diatonic stuff) is bull crap! Scales aren't songs and chords...
Forum: Other 03-08-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 139
Posted By RonaldPoe
International Oddest band/musician and their style

As you might know I have a unique style and strange taste in music. What are the weirdest bands/musicians you know of and what makes them wierd to you. I'll give a bunch of examples to get this...
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