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  Topic: psychology of keys
draqza

Replies: 25
Views: 37154

PostForum: The Polling Place   Posted: Mon Jun 05, 2006 11:47 pm   Subject: psychology of keys
, but I don't see how D minor is a sadder key than E minor


Of course not, because Em is far sadder than Dm!

Come on now, Dm is the saddest chord ever! Razz
  Topic: Copyright question
draqza

Replies: 7
Views: 4999

PostForum: Hangout, Chat & Get to Know   Posted: Sun Apr 30, 2006 10:20 pm   Subject: Copyright question
I could be wrong about this as well, but I think in the US for live performances generally it's up to the venue to worry about securing licenses for others' songs.
  Topic: Songwriting/ Lyrics
draqza

Replies: 17
Views: 8154

PostForum: The Jazz Guitar Forum   Posted: Sat Apr 01, 2006 5:54 pm   Subject: Songwriting/ Lyrics
I never really liked Bruce Springsteen...
  Topic: Songwriting/ Lyrics
draqza

Replies: 17
Views: 8154

PostForum: The Jazz Guitar Forum   Posted: Sat Apr 01, 2006 12:47 am   Subject: Songwriting/ Lyrics
Try scatting over the melody and see what comes out. The BeeGees wrote most of their hits this way. If that doesn't completely scare the hell out of you, you're on your way. Laughing

Not that I've eve ...
  Topic: funky chords - need help
draqza

Replies: 29
Views: 20679

PostForum: The Emerging Guitar Forum   Posted: Tue Mar 28, 2006 9:30 pm   Subject: funky chords - need help


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Ew that last one is icky!


I was just giving an example, I didn't say you'd necessarily want to play it.
  Topic: funky chords - need help
draqza

Replies: 29
Views: 20679

PostForum: The Emerging Guitar Forum   Posted: Tue Mar 28, 2006 2:14 pm   Subject: funky chords - need help
Voicings are different ways of playing the chord "name"... quick lazy example, 3 different voicings for Cmaj7:


-0--3--8--
-0--5--8--
-0--4--9--
-2--5--9--
-3--3--10-
-------8--

...
  Topic: NINJAM!
draqza

Replies: 10
Views: 17686

PostForum: Let's Jam!   Posted: Tue Mar 28, 2006 5:09 am   Subject: NINJAM!
I just went over the website, and read how they address latency. It's pretty strange, but very interesting. It would be cool to have an open mic kind of thing going on. Would there be some way to stre ...
  Topic: funky chords - need help
draqza

Replies: 29
Views: 20679

PostForum: The Emerging Guitar Forum   Posted: Tue Mar 28, 2006 3:40 am   Subject: funky chords - need help
Yeah, that's a problem I have too, I'll usually come up with one or two neat sounding chords and then can't find anything else to do with them. One other thing you might try though, since you have a ...
  Topic: Come on DOWN!!!
draqza

Replies: 16
Views: 25309

PostForum: Let's Jam!   Posted: Fri Mar 24, 2006 11:18 pm   Subject: Come on DOWN!!!
If this lasts into the summer I might make it up there sometime... it's only a couple of hours drive for me I think.
  Topic: Be My Guest
draqza

Replies: 5
Views: 4523

PostForum: Hangout, Chat & Get to Know   Posted: Thu Mar 23, 2006 3:02 am   Subject: Be My Guest
I dunno, arps are good for getting your head around the chord tones (or so I've been told... I haven't put in the time on it). And learning multioctave arps is probably another good way to think abou ...
  Topic: The Unjazz thread!
draqza

Replies: 22
Views: 15590

PostForum: The Jazz Guitar Forum   Posted: Tue Mar 21, 2006 5:07 pm   Subject: The Unjazz thread!
Thanks Jake, that song was one of a couple born out of my experimentation with tuning to open Dm. I have another one but I keep getting too nervous recording it (go figure) and so I never get a take ...
  Topic: Political Views (remember hate never solves anything)...
draqza

Replies: 182
Views: 101722

PostForum: Hangout, Chat & Get to Know   Posted: Tue Mar 21, 2006 5:38 am   Subject: Political Views (remember hate never solves anything)...
Okie Dokie draqza. I apologize. Smart move to comp sci! The liberal arts undergrad is a traditional establishment of a broad educational foundation to help future leaders see "beyond the numbe ...
  Topic: The Unjazz thread!
draqza

Replies: 22
Views: 15590

PostForum: The Jazz Guitar Forum   Posted: Tue Mar 21, 2006 5:07 am   Subject: The Unjazz thread!
Yeah, incidentally the whole guitar was kind of an experiment; he attached the neck to the body using a couple of thumbscrews, slimmed down the body, and did the top's bracing differently. When he ga ...
  Topic: So what, ah the burden of two chords
draqza

Replies: 11
Views: 5942

PostForum: The Jazz Guitar Forum   Posted: Tue Mar 21, 2006 4:40 am   Subject: So what, ah the burden of two chords
Thanks... yeah, the backing may have some influence on that, every other track I've shared with my friends that used a midi backing they've been like "errr.... well, the guitar sounds okay, the b ...
  Topic: Modes anyone??
draqza

Replies: 16
Views: 8083

PostForum: The Jazz Guitar Forum   Posted: Tue Mar 21, 2006 12:51 am   Subject: Modes anyone??
Can you give me an example of what you mean by modal substitution with diatonic scales? Or is that kinda what I was talking about, swapping one major-3rd mode (or minor-3rd mode) for another?

Yep, ...
 
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