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RIP Roky Erickson

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- Sat, 01 Jun 2019 20:26:16 EST G537GTn4 No.455040
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RIP you crazy motherfucker
When you have ghosts, you have everything
Augustus Chudgechut - Sun, 02 Jun 2019 11:15:13 EST m9qZYVL5 No.455042 Reply
Seriously? RIP man. Many a blunts well spent.


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- Fri, 31 May 2019 22:13:58 EST xWQE+1ls No.455038
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What's the point of guitar amps?

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- Fri, 10 May 2019 14:39:11 EST 3A/2E54n No.454938
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Shit Porringfield - Thu, 23 May 2019 13:28:13 EST 6FD1tcde No.455002 Reply
>even if it's crappy diy shit

the crappier and more diy'er the better man

I record most of my vocals with a tin can that glued a piezo and 1/4 inch jack into and shit I even record my buddy's banjo and sax with it and that shit sounds unique and wonderful as hell

DIY stuff will be quirky, but learning the ins and outs of the thing you made and getting creative with its quirks and limitations will get you on your way to creating a truly unique sound
Cyan - Thu, 30 May 2019 19:54:29 EST R/kah+Q7 No.455032 Reply
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Oh OP. It's not essentially an active speaker system. It's part of the tone. Tube amps in particular.

See, with tubes get their own character when you push the gain into em. Instead of ugly clipping you get this pumped up compression effect that distorts in a pleasant way. It's something you can really feel if you crank an amp, it's fun and you can feel it react to the way you play.

Sure, you can get the same SOUND from effects and modelers, and they are amazing for recording, live use, practice, everything really. But there is something about a tube amp that affects the actual way you play.

Btw I don't even own a tube amp because i've lived in apartments and small spaces for years and they are so damn loud. Just saying, the love for them is justified.

As for the Mic, putting something like that there SM57 in front of the amp is how you record the tone. Or, if you're on stage, it's a way to send your sound to the FOH so it can be mixed into the live system.
Basil Bibberworth - Thu, 30 May 2019 22:49:26 EST 0muDcOin No.455033 Reply
To be fair though, you have to have been playing guitar for awhile before you actually can appreciate the reaction of a tube amp driven hard. I couldn't tell a difference until I had played for at least a year or more.

I'm looking into buying an Randall Diavlo 100 or a Laney Ironheart. My 50w head doesn't cut the mustard for black metal.

Waxing Musical Poetic

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- Thu, 30 May 2019 16:00:13 EST N3Lg0qE1 No.455029
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Hey Y'all!

A very kind polish woman reached out to me for guidance in her pursuit of becoming a better pianist and improviser. I ended up writing more than I intended to, and I wanted to run it by y'all to see what you think of it and hopefully for you all to share your thoughts, feelings, and super deep philosophies on music and what it means to be a musician.

I post the text as a reply. For context, I am a primarily self-taught full time gigging musician and part-time music educator with about a year and a half of collegiate music education.
Jenny Trotbury - Thu, 30 May 2019 16:00:54 EST N3Lg0qE1 No.455030 Reply
It’s hard to decide what is most important for fluency on piano and in music, but I will try to boil it down to a few things.

Especially when it comes to improvised music and jazz, I think the most important factors are going to be technical proficiency / chops, theoretical understanding of music, and time spent listening to and internalizing the musical vocabulary that resonates with you most.

Chops are guaranteed to come with time through focused and appropriate practice. As many hours as you can put into drilling scales, chords, and patterns in 12 keys slowly to a metronome and working up to progressively higher tempos will pay off eventually. The greater your technical proficiency is on the instrument, the more things you will be able to say in your playing.

Theory and understanding of music on a harmonic, melodic, and rhythmic level can (and I think should) be learned both academically / away from your instrument and aurally / with your instrument. Knowing what a ii-V-I progression is is a fundamental aspect of navigating jazz music. Understanding how, why, and when to use a V7b913 chord instead of a V7sus on a theoretical level will help you communicate your musical ideas and more tastefully express yourself. Understanding that difference is important both academically and aurally. Being able to spell out a V7b913 chord on paper is important for communicating your ideas with other musicians, while being able to hear the b9 and 13 and register them as emotional manipulations of the cadence is vital to how you choose to express yourself in the moment.

Listening and internalizing music and musical vocabulary that resonates with you is the third and most important step in the process. If you choose to focus solely on any one of these aspects, this should be the one you choose. Actively listening to the music that speaks to you most will be more beneficial than anything else. If you master your instrument on a technical level but fail to listen and internalize the musical vocabulary that resonates with you most, you will be able to say a great many things on your instrument but you will not be able to really communicate anything personally meaningful or expressive. Listen to recordings you love and attempt to recreate them on your instrument.

The process of developing musical vocabulary follows the steps of listening, imitating, internalizing, and then innovating. You don’t have to accurately transcribe every note exactly as it is played in your favorite recordings, but you should steal every line, chord voicing, progression, melody, and articulation you can. Once you can recreate them, they will become assimilated into your subconscious bank of musical vocabulary and will start to come out in new and original ways through your improvisation.

Beyond of all of that though, I truly believe that playing music authentically is a way of life and means of self expression that transcends what I discussed above. Regardless of your technical proficiency, theoretical understanding, or musical vocabulary, the process of learning, playing, and appreciating music can be an infinitely deep well of joy, gratitude, and self development. Loving and appreciating the things you play and the time you spend playing music does not require any specific level of skill. The act of playing at all within the pursuit of honest self-expression is valuable, and it can be the most challenging part of being a musician regardless of your ability, experience, or style. The goal should always be to love what you are playing, to express yourself creatively, and to learn for the sake of deepening your ability to do both of those things. There is no end game or ultimate level of skill, understanding, or fluency that will guarantee that playing piano is a joyous and meaningful experience. There is also no level of skill or understanding so low that you are unable to have a joyous and meaningful experience playing music. Playing music always has the inherent potential for meaningful self-expression.

The mechanical, academic, and social aspects of playing music are not always intrinsically fun or meaningful though. Drilling scales to a metronome, studying music theory, and trying to prepare for a performance can be draining and stressful both physically and emotionally. That is why I think it is vital to understand that while these things will make you a more proficient, capable, and expressive musician, they are not why we pla…
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Caroline Sonningbedging - Fri, 05 Jul 2019 19:17:07 EST MXKT7l92 No.455148 Reply
I really can't say. For instance, I've made a goal out of recording in these caves. The first time I went, I took a usb mic and a laptop and plinked on the violin. It sounds pretty bad, but there is no way I'd have played my heart out, it's just not me. I'm going again, this time witha mixer and an uninterruptible power supply. I have roughly 4 and a half hours of power, yet while I could lug an instrument out there, the weight factor and what I want to listen to (and others) is absolute silence, or rather being in a cave during a rainstorm, to hear the water flow. As edgy as it seems, what I want others to hear has nothing to do with the instrument I've fiddled with.

Cool and good suggestions?

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- Thu, 03 May 2018 22:34:16 EST SwHa6GzY No.453450
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I’m trying to find bands that will suit my current listening preferences. I’m on my annual modest mouse binge at the moment... To get a better idea I’m listening to built to spill, ugly Casanova, Brian Johnston, disco inferno, polvo, slint, the garden, thieves like us, etc.

Im sure this is pretty vague, but I’m looking for bands that have catchy/punchy melodies, interesting lyrics/stories, and a quirk to them..
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Augustus Greenham - Mon, 20 May 2019 05:41:19 EST 6FD1tcde No.454995 Reply
yeah their newer stuff is pretty crap but those first few EP's and albums were amazing

"It's Complicated Being A Wizard" is fucking beautiful
Shit Porringfield - Thu, 23 May 2019 11:57:05 EST 6FD1tcde No.455000 Reply
>Kay Kay and His Weathered Underground

the self titled album please
Charlotte Futtingseck - Wed, 29 May 2019 17:14:16 EST W0p/EdbR No.455025 Reply
Never knew the Death Grips guy was into fucking Revenge, that's cool.

Looking for a song

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- Tue, 23 Apr 2019 10:25:20 EST SeWOHM69 No.454828
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There's this song I can't remember the name or band of for the life of me that I really wan't to listen to again.
I remember the music video that goes along with it though, it's like kinda exploring under a blanket in bed and different creases lead to different moments of a persons life.
Ring a bell anyone?
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John Nickleman - Fri, 10 May 2019 09:41:58 EST SeWOHM69 No.454935 Reply
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Fuck yeah, that's it!
Greatly appreciated, I'll try to pass on the slayer when opportunity arises

Finding smokers to play guitar with (blues/alternative)

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- Mon, 22 Apr 2019 13:31:31 EST R3KZddTn No.454821
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I like it here but I want somewhere I can talk to people and interact really quickly. Like an online game or chat program or something, but people who play music and smoke weed would be best. I can't fucking figure it out and don't expect you to, but damn it, I'm stuck inside 8 hours a day, and the time I'm free to go around outside (can't explain due to personal reasons I don't want to reveal on an image board filled with junkies) is only at night. I can go to like, a seedy nightclub or something but so far that's cost too much and I want a place that has more people I can play guitar with. Tried bandmix among other things but fucking too slow and again, costs money.

I fucking feel like I'm in prison and don't know a way out.

What do? How can I find other musicians that are OK with smoking marijuana as we play, in
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Rebecca Crublinglut - Thu, 25 Apr 2019 19:38:04 EST R3KZddTn No.454838 Reply
fuck yeah I'm super happy for ya
It gives me hope, too, that despite all of this, I can maybe make it through.

Coincidentally, I actually contacted a commercial studio nearby. I'm gonna attempt to record a 12 track album if I can afford it with full mastering, will probably do digital release for free and post here.

The thing is, though, is I need some real players for a live act. I have people I can hire and buddies who can get the sound i want but they don't want to play regularly cause they're busy with their personal lives.

This place is so encouraging and full of SLAYER and music
John Greenwill - Sat, 25 May 2019 06:06:18 EST nSvpvImr No.455010 Reply
Chill music-making is best

Your musician

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- Thu, 23 May 2019 13:13:46 EST R3KZddTn No.455001
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If you choose to accept him, is an old ass steely dan who was super hardcore in the 90s but is dealing with like 10 years of alcoholism, whores and abusive relationships.

He is left handed, and a drum snob.

How do you build him the perfect 7 piece set, assuming you are his pimp and he basically has no money because he spends it all on Coors Light, Cuban cigars and prostitutes?
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Cornelius Chennerstock - Fri, 24 May 2019 14:09:20 EST R3KZddTn No.455005 Reply
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lol that would be hilarious to watch but wouldn't he need like, 12 timpanis to get the full range of music?
Thomas Gublingbeck - Fri, 24 May 2019 14:14:38 EST fxMh4HKU No.455006 Reply
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I would get him an old M-Audio Triggerfinger and a cracked version of Fruity Loops.


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- Thu, 16 May 2019 14:13:52 EST /1YOOjmD No.454981
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Remember when reggae was popular? It pretty much died with Bob Marley, but Steel Pulse's new album drops tomorrow. For those who didn't know, Steel Pulse is the biggest reggae band in the world, and has been in the game for decades. I'm just happy to see someone singing about things that matter for a change, like human trafficking and illegal wars.

Here's one of the songs on the album:
Priscilla Ginderspear - Mon, 20 May 2019 01:33:45 EST +uwZ2Lw2 No.454994 Reply

I listened to a bunch of this album, fucking awesome man right on thank you for sharing. Some great lyrics and messages in these songs too. Good shit

clip 1979

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- Sun, 19 May 2019 17:28:03 EST S4mi/n2R No.454993
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this clip was recorded in 1979, where 3 women dance and a guy sings, but behind this video the man who sings the music kills the 3 women, but relax that in this video only the music
Phoebe Hundlefane - Mon, 20 May 2019 13:49:28 EST 3uA6sgR0 No.454996 Reply
This looks fake, I can tell by the VHS distortion effect and from having seen quite a few clips recorded in 1979, where 3 women dance and a guy sings

being awone

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- Sat, 18 May 2019 00:02:35 EST e0OY+Kxy No.454983
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My friend makes this wierdo pop music, what do you guys think? He makes all the music videos and records everything himself/performs with a band. I can never tell if I like it or not but it's kinda catchy I guess. Figured I'd post it idk he's a wierdo guy.

Here's the track I'm listening to:

Here's the Bandcamp if you wanna here the other stuff:https://beingawone.bandcamp.com/album/verrucosus-unicolor-ep
Alice Hurryshit - Sun, 19 May 2019 02:00:48 EST 0uLBZgLD No.454990 Reply

Video was interesting, might be a little scary for people with seizure concerns though. And I honestly thought the music was boring and generic, but that's just one opinion.
weird candle pop style - Sun, 19 May 2019 03:15:40 EST e0OY+Kxy No.454991 Reply
i agree I think it could be a little less monotonous. lol ya maybe it needs a seizure warning too, bet he didn't think of that.

Anybody here like the black keys?

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- Thu, 25 Apr 2019 18:58:30 EST R3KZddTn No.454835
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new album gonna drop soon wondering if there are thoughts
I really liked Attack and Release, Brothers, etc (mmm psychotic girl everlasting light) and Lonely Boy but not a lot of the other shit on that same album (El Camino?) and Turn Blue wasn't nearly as good (Fever sucked) so hoping with desperation my hipster lust will be fulfilled with Let's Rock
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Jack Nanderham - Thu, 16 May 2019 01:42:48 EST /w6ZOIwT No.454979 Reply
i hate the black keys. their music sucks. they suck. i don't get them at all. I cannot help but lose respect for someone that likes that band...and im not a music snob or something.

Give me advice to give my friend.

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- Thu, 09 May 2019 23:39:47 EST P/HNSbtM No.454933
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Hey, give me some advice here.

Got a friend who thinks he's hot shit been working at it for like...2 years-ish?..I've been advising him here and there on stuff. I'm no rappist but I've been trying to be upfront with him in terms of straight objective badness if I hear it without dashing his dreams too hard when I hear some bullshit.

I guess the point is, is this dude awful or do I keep supporting his creativity? I guess, yes, I should keep trying to help him, but I really have no context for trying to offer opinions at this point outside of "I can't understand you" or generic poetry advice.

I ultimately guess I'm asking for an outside opinion and I trust ya'll to be honest. I don't know if my advice is being clouded by social restrictions or not.

I'm gonna post my bro's soundcloud and a youtube video not out of self advertisement but just for the purpose of getting pure feedback to help me help him improve because honestly i'm like...shit I get these questions everyday and I keep basically saying the same 3 things and I don't listen to rap. so have at it. don't leave any feedback on his pages, just comment here.

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Edwin Sobberfield - Sat, 11 May 2019 13:16:55 EST z1ATPHGj No.454950 Reply

He'll probably buy them if they're good or cheap.

Also, to the guy who commented on his channel: wtf man? C'mon.

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