#1
ive always been a believer in writing what i hear as opposed to what fits into basic music theory but until now most of what i write falls into 3/4 or 44. this song that ive have started working on has-

intro in 4/4

verse has a 7/4 for 3 bars 7.5/4 1 bar structure

pre chorus + verse in 3/4

it sounds good just with the guitar but im worried these changing time sigs will cause problems when other instruments are added, any opinions ?
#2
It shouldn't be an issue with the other instruments if they know what they're doing.

Also, I would notate 7.5/4 as 15/8. It's not exactly the same thing, but it's a lot easier to notate.
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#3
as long as it's an organic sound

zappa has a lot of weird time signatures, but they feel and sound absolutely natural even if the score is wonky as balls
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#4
cool, yeah i was thinking that as i write its just i listen to and ave learnt alot of progressive music and ive never come across something as weird as this lol, yeah in gp6 its as 15/8 i just think of it as 7.5 because i count the riff in quarters.

also need to listen to more zappa lol
#5
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fTkWPQvppwU

always my favorite. i prefer the "best band you've never heard in your life" recording but i didn't see it in my brief yt search
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#6
Yeah, it's perfectly fine, so long as you remember to tell your other instrument peeps what's going on so they don't f**k it up.
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#7
John Lennon added and dropped beats in quite a few of his tunes eg:

All you need is love
Strawberry fields
Across the universe

He apparently wasn't particularly aware of it. Sometimes time signature changes can sound very natural.
#8
lennon wasn't particularly aware of a lot of things back then lol
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