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Discussion in 'Sidewinders Bar & Grille' started by mjark, Sep 5, 2018.

  1. Thrup'ny Bit

    Thrup'ny Bit Grand Master Curmudgeon Strat-Talk Supporter

    Age:
    59
    May 21, 2010
    Sheffield, UK
    I'm just editing out the horrid click at the end of the 8 bar loop, I'll back later...
     

  2. mjark

    mjark Senior Stratmaster

    Jul 15, 2015
    Maryland
    I guess I’m deaf too.
     
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  3. Thrup'ny Bit

    Thrup'ny Bit Grand Master Curmudgeon Strat-Talk Supporter

    Age:
    59
    May 21, 2010
    Sheffield, UK
    I'm just a sensitive soul, with sensitive headphones.
     
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  4. fezz parka

    fezz parka Strat-Talk Supporter

    Apr 21, 2011
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    Find a scale that has those notes (the root for each chord.) in it. Also look/listen for the resolution. That'll give you the key center.

    Here's F major.

    F, G, A, Bb, C, D, and E.

    So...no go.

    C minor scale:

    1-C, 2-D, 3-Eb, 4-F, 5-G, 6-Ab, and 7-Bb.

    When you look at a natural minor scale, the 3 (Eb) is the relative major. So, the Eb major scale has the same notes. :)
     
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  5. Omar

    Omar Most Inquisitive Junior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

    Aug 9, 2017
    Marbella, Spain
    I just heard it @ 2:01

    When I tried it last night, I played F major scale, the note C, D, F and G sounded right but not the rest. I knew I was doing something wrong :D I'm still slow in finding the right key on the fly, even if I have the chords in front of me. I just don't focus well; impatient ;)
     

  6. fezz parka

    fezz parka Strat-Talk Supporter

    Apr 21, 2011
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    Just remember this:

    Intervals build chords.
    Intervals make scales.
    Scales build chord progressions.

    Identify the key center.
    Identify the chord progression (and the scale it is derived from) from the root of each chord in the progression. :)
     
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  7. fezz parka

    fezz parka Strat-Talk Supporter

    Apr 21, 2011
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  8. mjark

    mjark Senior Stratmaster

    Jul 15, 2015
    Maryland

  9. alainvey

    alainvey Senior Stratmaster

    Jan 31, 2015
    London, UK
    An interesting sequence.

     

  10. Chipper

    Chipper Strat-Talk Member

    Age:
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    Feb 6, 2018
    Andover Massachusetts
    This is the most amazing website for quick look ups and scales. I go to this all the time when I need to understand how a song works, what key it is in the different minor scales etc. Total money :)
    https://www.guitar-chords.org.uk/chords-key-a-minor.html
     
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  11. Chipper

    Chipper Strat-Talk Member

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    Feb 6, 2018
    Andover Massachusetts
    Yes, When I download and import to my recording software (Reaper) I create 2 tracks and move alternating "paragraphs" (usually 4 bars or whatever) to separate track. That way I can "see" the changes coming. I f you don't do this and have trouble knowing when to change your phrasing to the next thought this could be very helpful. Kevin Showed me how to do this and it is pure gold. It is easy to punch in corrections and overlays this way as well
     
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  12. roger@pennyflic

    roger@pennyflic Senior Stratmaster

    Age:
    60
    Jul 4, 2013
    melbourne
    Well....that's thinkin' on ya feet
    Cool :thumb:
     

  13. roger@pennyflic

    roger@pennyflic Senior Stratmaster

    Age:
    60
    Jul 4, 2013
    melbourne
    Yeah, for me I didn't go into the "why's" or "wherefor's", it just felt a little ...."uncomfortable". But I figure that's what the Challenges are for so I tried to adjust.

    * Too easy as the younguns say..(hate that expression:mad:, what, you want me to make it really hard) or
    * It's all good..(hate that too:mad:.....nothing is all good)

    carry on...
     
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  14. knh555

    knh555 Senior Stratmaster

    Age:
    46
    Dec 6, 2016
    Massachusetts
    Bass plus Tele and slowed to 60 bpm.



    [EDIT] Curious how it'd sound at 80 bpm, I set it back to the original. Note I originally recorded the bass at 80 bpm before deciding to slow it for the guitar given the mood I was in. Anyhoo, here's the same thing as above but at 80:

     
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  15. Thrup'ny Bit

    Thrup'ny Bit Grand Master Curmudgeon Strat-Talk Supporter

    Age:
    59
    May 21, 2010
    Sheffield, UK
    I haven't got very far yet, so this is just work in progress...

     
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  16. Thrup'ny Bit

    Thrup'ny Bit Grand Master Curmudgeon Strat-Talk Supporter

    Age:
    59
    May 21, 2010
    Sheffield, UK
    I should have stopped while I was ahead, oh well...

     

  17. Chipper

    Chipper Strat-Talk Member

    Age:
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    85
    Feb 6, 2018
    Andover Massachusetts
    I have been wrestling with this one too. I had to listen for a long time to get a feel for the "paragraphs" Here is my try. It is a mando and my PRS going back and forth

     

  18. Offshore Angler

    Offshore Angler Senior Stratmaster

    Age:
    60
    Jan 3, 2009
    NY Finger Lakes Region
    Well, it is a loopy track to say the least. The wacky timing is the fun challenge as it makes it a little work to create phrasing.

    Starts out boring but about 2:30 I just went "to heck with this" and played it like I stole it. Turns out, this little loop phrase responds well to some agro.

     

  19. jimyjazz

    jimyjazz Senior Stratmaster

    May 15, 2015
    New Zealand
    Joy Division ?
     

  20. jimyjazz

    jimyjazz Senior Stratmaster

    May 15, 2015
    New Zealand
    Whatever :).... get yer ya yas out :confused::eek: