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Anyone know what this music is? by Priscilla Gollerwill - Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:25:50 EST ID:yA96h50Z No.449564 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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https://www.facebook.com/dadrunkdog/videos/vb.108120459763378/1648791121815500/


Neurosis by Hedda Fanson - Wed, 21 Jun 2017 21:24:34 EST ID:yXCVYPmF No.449554 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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So, I just found out I'm gonna see Neurosis live for the first time this december. It's the first time ever they're coming to this part of the world.

I can't express the fucking hype I'm feeling right now, this band was in my top 'bands to see before I die'

Neurosis thread? Similar bands, favourite albums, show experiences, whatever is Neurosis related
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Lydia Sanningsug - Wed, 21 Jun 2017 21:49:02 EST ID:Va8PZAcR No.449556 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>449554
>Missed the Mayhem: The past is alive tour. They played 40 minutes from me.

Well fuck. Me.
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Hedda Fanson - Wed, 21 Jun 2017 22:23:06 EST ID:yXCVYPmF No.449557 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>449556
If it's any consolation, I missed Mayhem when they came to my country (also for the first time ever). It was pretty damn expensive for a black metal band though
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Lydia Sanningsug - Thu, 22 Jun 2017 00:45:41 EST ID:Va8PZAcR No.449558 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>449557
It was like 20 plus parking. Going to whatever deathcore hardcore kiddie shit would be like 30-35 and it is usually like 2 bands rather than 3 or 4.


i didn't know real and fake music existed by Borksworth - Tue, 20 Jun 2017 10:24:50 EST ID:EozwQvyG No.449542 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_G8aPSOa8Dk

My dick don't stand like a fat kid in P.E
The only time it's active's when I'm in the bathroom listening to Joanna Newsom


I can't find this track by Augustus Fimmlefere - Sun, 18 Jun 2017 17:30:58 EST ID:MJjfFbGN No.449530 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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So there is this sample put into Eos from Ulver which I recognize. It's a chant called Shiva Manasa Puja.
The thing is I have heard this before in another track which I can't remember. Either it was from Shpongle or Ott or something similar.
Maybe you know.
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Augustus Fimmlefere - Sun, 18 Jun 2017 17:34:06 EST ID:MJjfFbGN No.449531 Ignore Report Quick Reply
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=U9kGpx88MoE
Chant starts at 3:47
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Basil Billerson - Mon, 19 Jun 2017 18:41:51 EST ID:hpKMA5Qv No.449538 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I found it. Actually this wasn't part of any psychedelic song I remember. For anyone interested in this particular chant, here is the link
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=yR4AvRyfqw4


HOUSE OF THE RISING SUN by Walter Pickgold - Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:56:43 EST ID:T9oen2Pq No.449054 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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So, fuck. House of the Rising sun. What a fucking song. Jesus christ.

I'm a psytrance guy for the most part, but this song is fucking insane. It fucking flows like water, up and down, up and down, up and down. It's cool and relaxed, and it's fucking emotional and intense. The way it just builds up and builds up and gradually gets more intense while still retaining its original sound is just orgasming. The way the organs fucking backs Eric Burden when he elongates his notes and the way they howl together in amazing harmony.

And that guitar and bass just keep going, up and down, up and down, up and down. The way they play them makes those notes sound so clear and beautiful, it's so good

It's so frighteningly good.

Name a song you know that you find the most similar to it. Please. PLEASE.
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Thomas Fimmershaw - Fri, 19 May 2017 00:24:14 EST ID:7xod9TgV No.449280 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Rad song. I was originally introduced to it by Muse's cover a decade or so ago before they sold out.
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Thomas Fimmershaw - Fri, 19 May 2017 00:27:21 EST ID:7xod9TgV No.449281 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>449280

Oh. forgot to give my suggestion from your request, OP. My pic would be "The Cowboy Song" by Faith No More. Great music accompanied by haunting lyrics. Take the elevator to the top and find yourself standing on that ledge, OP.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6tJgiDET9-k
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Eliza Dammleford - Sat, 20 May 2017 23:13:41 EST ID:bgF8gQyk No.449301 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>449054
Dylan's version is also very good
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Hannah Fanham - Mon, 19 Jun 2017 03:04:04 EST ID:073KleNF No.449533 Ignore Report Quick Reply
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=BRE3kjL3Yjg

Imagine a song with a similar structure (heavy bassline, steady rhythm, potent lyrics, flowing like water with a howling guitar) but on DMT while being shot by an AK47
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Oliver Mabberwerk - Mon, 19 Jun 2017 05:02:23 EST ID:iWP6/w/F No.449534 Ignore Report Quick Reply
It's a very fundamental song to learn to cover, since it only takes minutes to learn the cords, and people seem to really connect with the song.

So learn it if you got an instrument. Instant pussy credit.


Who are you? Faces of /m/ by Polly Trotford - Sun, 04 Jun 2017 23:53:31 EST ID:vOOuptiv No.449394 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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We hear each other a lot but lets connect a bit here, and no I don't mean actually posting faces in this one unless you want.

I'm feeling sentimental I guess. Who are you as a musician? What projects are you working on? What are your goals, are you playing any concerts or have anything you're working towards? Please share your current creative state!

As for me, I just moved yet again and am trying to get set up to live the city life. I'd like to get regular performances going with finger style arrangements of anime and video game music on guitar in restaurants, and I'm working on my electronic stuff but it's a long uphill journey trying to get to a point where I feel like I or anyone else would enjoy my electronic stuff in public, I do all that for myself because I love it. I've been playing around a lot with an anime sort of vibe and using anime/video game samples more.

Pic is my creative tools - I used to use all hardware and own a decent pro studio collection, but I simplified my life a ton in the past couple of years and reduced it down to working on an ipad with a midi controller. It makes me feel like a kid sitting at a korg workstation again!

Lastly - what are all you guys who used to stream in taima.tv up to? Where are your latest musical projects? Therm0 of course, and Bigriver, Boobenmeyer, I/O, Vixenvy, Widdly Scuds... Apparently soundcloud removed the groups feature and I couldn't find some of you guys I followed anymore.
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Clara Nicklelock - Mon, 05 Jun 2017 23:38:58 EST ID:aqZ9roE/ No.449400 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>449394
>Who are you as a musician?
Black metal weird ass creepy shit. Drummer, guitarist, noodle with bass and vocals.
>What projects are you working on?
Actually in college at the moment for guitars. I have my secret side project and that is about it.
>What are your goals, are you playing any concerts or have anything you're working towards?
Graduate is priority number 1. Then get some monies from playing with my local jazz nerds. Then move the fuck out of this god forsaken shithole. Then join a band and play as a drummer while doing my side project in what little spare time I have.
>Please share your current creative state!
Drowning in music school. Finally cleared basically all my music gear but I don't have much decent shit for recording. My black metal project needs to stay as obscure as possible in my opinion so I can't just willy nilly go to recording studio's for shit. I don't want any personal identity tied to my personal music.
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idiot - Sat, 17 Jun 2017 23:33:06 EST ID:15XxjLlv No.449527 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>449394
Oh hi, Vixenvy I/O here. I've been trying to hang out in mtube a lot more lately, come party some time. I don't have any new music things, just vixenvy and do:ko


Birdcloud by James Cludgechune - Mon, 05 Jun 2017 20:23:36 EST ID:w4O4C5G7 No.449398 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fdVqASbHNWM&list=PLwkwJdspiJ_Ai8WcVdOP6ENwIDZw0EQLz

Is it weird that I think these two gals are hilariously awesome?
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DSfA !!4N+Uxa7h - Tue, 13 Jun 2017 08:45:44 EST ID:cx+KZXQz No.449483 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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I'd also like to share this George Strait and Patty Loveless duet about Johnny Cash's house burning down
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Graham Dreblingforth - Tue, 13 Jun 2017 13:12:23 EST ID:/5nwiwOy No.449486 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>449480
Sorry for being a grouchy cowboy. A lot of these are going to be pretty obvious choices, but you can't go wrong with Townes Van Zandt. Check out the songs Lungs, Rake, Dollar Bill Blues, Waiting Around to Die. Anything by the guy, really.

Gram Parsons is another favorite. Pretty much anything from the All American Boy album is great.

Hank Sr. is one of the greatest songwriters to ever live. I'll Never Get Out of This World Alive, Howlin' at the Moon, Settin' the Woods on Fire, etc. etc. Just dig into that catalog. There's tons of it and it's all good.

If you like Hank Sr. and want more of it but even fucking wilder, go with Hank Williams III. The guy's released some great albums.

As for more modern stuff, I like Drag the River and The Great Depression a lot, but it's more alt country than anything. Maybe check some of that stuff out.

Also Lenny & the Piss Poor Boys. I'll bother to link this because I think more people should know and this album is fucking awesome. I think you have to have an appreciation for punk or folk punk to get into it, but they're just well crafted songs and there's a heavy country influence here. Leaving in the Morning, Cambridgeport Saloon, Two Robbers, and Wrong Side of the Tracks are standouts.
https://youtu.be/OBwibhtjYYU?list=PLJ546ILK58UaCkj4NTGtIOXlRdCDJJSMV
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Priscilla Fuckingford - Tue, 13 Jun 2017 22:51:58 EST ID:w4O4C5G7 No.449492 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>449486
Yes! Thank you, this shit is great. So many unique voices. I think that's my favorite part of this music. Instruments are cool, but nothing compares to the depth of meaning a raw vocal can carry.

Lenny and the Piss Poor Boys? Such controlled grit. Singing like that hurts and contrasts the instrumentation perfectly. Love it.

I've heard of Townes van Zandt, but never bothered to give him a serious listen until now. Sorrow never sounded so sweet. I'll have my hands full for a while listening through his work.

I see what you mean about Hank Sr. Dude was a songwriting machine. From the tiny bit I've listened to so far, I like him more than his grandson. Hank Williams III is hilarious, but a bit too manic for my tastes. Pretty contradictory considering how I started this thread, huh? Oh well, I've got a dick and can't deny the T&A factor.

I'll get around to listening to everything else you suggested. Just wanted to make sure you knew your post is being appreciated before I get lost in music-land again. And no need to apologize. Takes two to tango, as they say. You're right about "triggered" being a pretty retarded word.
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Jack Smallwell - Wed, 14 Jun 2017 02:34:30 EST ID:/5nwiwOy No.449495 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>449492
Yeah, I agree. There's a lot more diversity in vocal tone in country music than people think if they're only exposed to, like, garbage tier CMT bro country. Townes' vocals especially really do it for me. There's something both smooth and sorrowful about it all. Beyond that the guy was just an enigma of a songwriter. He managed to take the simplest major and minor chords but arranged and played them in such a way that made them both unique and intricate. There's just a lot of depth there. And lyrically, outlaw country doesn't really get any more poetic. Such an amazing artist.

I'd also like to recommend William Elliott Whitmore, if you've never listened and can deal with another recommendation. Maybe a little more folky than country, but really not by much, and I think he definitely adds something worthwhile to the vocal diversity discussion here.
https://youtu.be/tGMuSyjjcRY
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Betsy Greenway - Fri, 16 Jun 2017 23:35:52 EST ID:QoKqJUy8 No.449521 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>449495
Wowzer. It's like you can hear the flesh in his sinuses resonating. Crazy levels of soft palate control. You've got a great ear for vocal wizardry. Love it.


Cheap amps by Jarvis Pickdale - Thu, 15 Jun 2017 17:23:16 EST ID:kgxo4RuT No.449508 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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So my friend is looking at her first amp purchase after years of borrowing my shit. Have you guys any experience with Joyo or Wangs amps? Wangs have a JCM800 clone that looks real nice, but I've been using Joyo pedals for years and they've always served me really well. She's pretty broke so I don't want her dropping hundreds on a Marshall or Orange she doesn't need.
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Basil Dazzleridge - Thu, 15 Jun 2017 23:50:52 EST ID:v/qgD+hy No.449511 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>449508
>So my friend is looking at her first amp purchase after years of borrowing my shit.

Years of experience and she wants her own amp now...
Don't cheap out. Seriously, it is awesome to have a good amp. Let her decide what she needs. Some amps aren't worth their price but some are.

I'd say buy used for one. It takes good gear and makes it half price.

>Total cheapskate
Vox VT series
Orange Micro/Microdark Terror
Vox Night Train
Randall RD5 or RD45. (I vote this. Best clean channel on any amp I've ever used. Awesome blues tone, amazing crunch, and nearly Engl metal tones. Nothing at all like your stereotypical Randall.)

Get a good cab too. That is more important than the amp.
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Lillian Wucklebanks - Fri, 16 Jun 2017 03:22:26 EST ID:lM8PwUG4 No.449512 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>449511

Why do you place the cables more important than the guitar? I primarily play acoustic guitar (jazz and classical) but I have some normal cables from guitar center that I use with my electric... I really don't see higher quality cables playing such an important role unless I am missing something big.
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Basil Dazzleridge - Fri, 16 Jun 2017 14:30:12 EST ID:v/qgD+hy No.449518 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>449512
I guess they don't if they fail and your aren't playing a show. I'm thinking about it from a performance standpoint. And I figured that OP wasn't playing acoustic if she was needing an amp. No point in even bringing a guitar if you don't have cables to hook it into anything at all. But shit cables ruin gigs. It is one of the very, very few things I won't cheap out on.

>Skill>Cables>Guitar>Speakers>Cab>Pedals>Amp

Skill because without this being number 1, nobody is going to hire you if you can't play anything at all or freeze up due to stage fright.

Cables because without them, electric guitars are silent.

Guitar because a nice guitar doesn't fuck up your hand, sounds good, doesn't have tuning issues, doesn't break through a gig etc.

Speakers because good speakers in a shit cab will sound decent but shit speakers in a good cab will sound far worse.

Cab because a good cab develops your tone to a degree, is essential for recording anything and get something that at a minimum won't vibrate apart or self-destruct when it gets wet a few times like MDF or particleboard tends to do.
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What is the recipe to make good music?? by Alex - Fri, 09 Jun 2017 18:49:32 EST ID:1PDwezDu No.449440 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I have always had a lot of passion for music, and lately I have wanted to make some music but I just don't know how to get started. What is the best process to make music?
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djmV6 - Wed, 14 Jun 2017 16:11:31 EST ID:/5OnZC1B No.449498 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>449442
>buy a looper ASAP
>anything but a digitech Jam Man solo XT or Jam Man stereo
Totally get a looper. This is my best find in the last ten years of playing. I was looking into the JamMan just before i found pic related.
Funny story: I ended up chasing this pedal all throughout shops by calling them and none had it. Turns out, the company went out of business and stopped manufacturing. All of the models that were available were the previous model (which I thought looked bland in comparison to the new one) or i think a couple of floor models too but god forbid i get a floor model.
I ended up finding what might have been the last new model somewhere across the states. It came with a hefty price tag but I didn't mind seeing as the engineering is outstanding and it performs better than I do.

As for OP, listen to these other guys. Grab an instrument you feel an attachment to. Play. Youtube. Or YT some DAWs. There's even streamers on twitch doing live shit. Check them out and see which one you would flow best. A key part of DAWs is simply learning the how to's of the program and learning how to get the sound you want as opposed to just throwing up ideas everywhere and there being no balancing of lows mids highs trust me i would know
The music never ends fellah.
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Therm0ptic !cyBOrG7t12 - Wed, 14 Jun 2017 20:04:56 EST ID:e6AcpIaU No.449499 Report Quick Reply
Smoke weed lmao
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Jarvis Pickdale - Thu, 15 Jun 2017 17:15:43 EST ID:kgxo4RuT No.449506 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Get a DAW and experiment with it. I'm personally a fan of Ableton Live, but it's all down to personal preference and what style of music you wanna make (FLstudio is better for hip-hop, while ProTools is great for rock and metal). They all do the same basic shit tho.
Get a crappy guitar or keyboard and just learn songs that you like listening to.
Accept that you're going to fucking suck for a long time to begin with. Everybody does.
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Nicholas Bendlenut - Thu, 15 Jun 2017 21:03:00 EST ID:2JLmWH60 No.449509 Ignore Report Quick Reply
practice, practice, practice, drugs, practice, research, determination, practice, practice, more drugs.
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Ernest Druvinghodging - Fri, 16 Jun 2017 13:19:35 EST ID:MCBE/ldZ No.449517 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>449506
>Accept that you're going to fucking suck for a long time

You know, this took me a long time to accept, and I didn't really start improving much until I embraced that line of thinking.


Songs and Chords by Samuel Blackbury - Fri, 16 Jun 2017 12:38:01 EST ID:JQAsniS0 No.449515 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Haha I just broke my E string on the finishing chord of playing this meme music.

https://www.songsterr.com/a/wsa/smash-mouth-all-star-chords-s17302

Ive been putting together a collection of good guitar/singer cover songs

What songs do you like to play?


Drug genre by Cedric Trotfoot - Wed, 14 Jun 2017 13:33:03 EST ID:9Loc58dz No.449496 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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do you have any particular genres that you would never listen to while sober, but absolutely love when high?
I find myself super into trance when on drugs, but I never listen to it normally
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Gnarly McGoblin - Thu, 15 Jun 2017 09:55:51 EST ID:CJ8I8qoW No.449502 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Rammstein, Gorillaz, Beethoven, pretty much anything when I'm high.
Ride of the Valkyries is nice is, this moldau song.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jawIMBLZ1D8
https://youtu.be/tssBdEjr2K0
https://youtu.be/L88xI2NGC2w
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W3q8Od5qJio
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DSfA !!4N+Uxa7h - Thu, 15 Jun 2017 14:39:50 EST ID:cx+KZXQz No.449505 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Play proggy punk in iTunes, hip hop in VLC, bluegrass in Quicktime, lots of different class tunes in a bunch of youtube windows, my ipod on shuffle in its speaker dock, and a scratched record on the turntable stuck in a loop, then take all the drugs at once ;) When you feel it kicking in, it's time for trumpet practice
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Jarvis Pickdale - Thu, 15 Jun 2017 17:16:51 EST ID:kgxo4RuT No.449507 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I can't stand most EDM unless I'm rolling my ass off
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idiot - Thu, 15 Jun 2017 23:29:48 EST ID:15XxjLlv No.449510 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>449505
hehe i used to like playing a bunch of music and sounds on top of eachother but i havent dont that in awhile. i used to enjoy having drone/noise, minimal house, and rainymoods on at the same time while watching videos
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Ernest Druvinghodging - Fri, 16 Jun 2017 03:28:05 EST ID:MCBE/ldZ No.449513 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>449510
my favorite sensory overload is music, anime, video games, candy, drugs, and all of that preferably in a thunderstorm if the gods permit. It feels good in a primitive way to crank everything you can all the way up.


Guitar chords by Cornelius Shittingspear - Thu, 08 Jun 2017 22:23:54 EST ID:U927Juhr No.449433 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Anything on guitar chordd?
Theory, popular music styles, anything to get it moving.
Been playing for a while
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Sidney Worthingway - Sat, 10 Jun 2017 08:04:30 EST ID:nfH0MuyN No.449449 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Guitarists are like cuttlefish. let's not argue but offer our opinion to OPs question and spread guitar slayer.

There's an old painting from the 19th century about a room full of guitarists brawling and it's titled something like "playing with nails vs no nails" I'll find it and post
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Jack Smallwell - Tue, 13 Jun 2017 23:54:31 EST ID:/5nwiwOy No.449493 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>449448
lol yeah, it's kind of contradictory. But I guess it's possible to make a minor "power chord" without turning it into a full barre chord. But that's kind of stretching the definition of power chord.
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Barnaby Sammlewire - Wed, 14 Jun 2017 00:14:06 EST ID:sPrzX9vY No.449494 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>449448
Probably playing 2 notes and assigning them their implied sound. It isn't really that contrived.

E and C played together would be a minor 6th so it could be a "minor power chord." Power chords are just 2 notes but a minor is generally a minor 3rd, root and 5th. A D and F is generally "the" minor power chord though.

Generally speaking, metal rhythm guitar will use Root+5th, Root+4th, Root+Minor3rd and maybe some diminished 5ths or minor 6ths. It is all still diads.

I guess you could say:

All power chords are diads but not all diads are necessarily power chords. Depends on who you're asking but most people who know theory would still probably know what you mean if you say major and minor power chords. Despite a Perfect 5th and Perfect 4th not really being "major" in tonality.
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Fanny Fizzlewater - Wed, 14 Jun 2017 15:34:39 EST ID:UXa33NFp No.449497 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>449494
I've played music mu whole life, made music using various programs, and even studied music a bit but some of this:
>Root+5th, Root+4th, Root+Minor3rd
still confuses me. What would the basic 3 string power chord be considered? Like, E, B, E? I get the minor 6th, or at least understand how it's two basic notes and the C brings the key of E to minor as opposed to B.
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Matilda Grandwill - Thu, 15 Jun 2017 02:06:47 EST ID:bEjrAfoc No.449501 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>449497
"Generally" speaking, there aren't 3 string power chords. You're just playing an octave and therefor not really playing anything different necessarily. Your chord is still a Root and a perfect 5th. You just added Root, 5th, Root. If you had the right tuning you could theoretically play a Root, 5th, Root, 5th, Root, 5th on a 6 string. It realistically would still be a C5 if you were playing C. It would just have an assload of octaves and sound really weird due to the harmony.

It all depends on who you ask. Some say there is no such thing as a power chord period. It is all just intervals or dyads. Without a 3rd, there is no "set tonality" so there is no "major or minor implication." Others say that anything with a root and 1 degree after or before is a power chord. Given how most chords sound like shit through distortion, most guitar players that play on the extreme end of metal will often speak of playing "power chords" that are minor or major to attain the sounds they want. A minor 6th and root will almost always sound minor whereas a Root and Perfect 4th will be depending on the context. Theory is just a way of describing shit.


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