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The /mu/ Wiki:
http://4chanmusic.wikia.com/wiki/Sticky

Discover music:
http://rateyourmusic.com/
http://www.last.fm/home

Check the catalog before making a new thread >>>/mu/catalog

Personal music/band projects should go in Bandcamp/Soundcloud general threads.

>If the Feels brought you here, search in the catalog before starting a new thread. If they aren't vaguely music related, go to >>>/r9k/

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>>66662868
probably that (generally) tracks like that are shorter than most techno tracks, so if u want to be able to mix with comfortable margins you're only going to be playing each for a minute or two
whereas if u have techno tracks that are like 8 minutes long you're going to be playing each for a lil longer
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first great day I've had in a long time

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lLNMuozUyYw
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j6-Gl34GMkM
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heidi's radio 1 shows are pretty good
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is /bleep/ gay?

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>yfw you realize post >>66666666 is coming
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>>66664955
nice
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Ooo
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Shoutout to bert best
gib admin plox
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The get has probably been hacked for several times over already.

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get
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labooooooom
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>>66665020
there she is
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Anon's String Quartet Edition

"I shall create a new world for myself." - Fredric Chopin

previous thread: >>66574081

An experiment in a pen-and-paper composing general, made for all the theory autists

This differs from /prod/ in that it is more focused on the actual writing of music, not the production, and music theory. That is not to say /prod/'s electronic music is unwelcome, by all means, post here! But post with the intent on discussing composition. And remember, this is NOT /classical/. Any music, such as jazz, is acceptable

Post clyps and accompanying notation so we can accurately critique your composing from a theory perspective

THEORY

>Fux's Counterpoint

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>>66664055
You mean like method books, or just sheet music?
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>>66664079
I'll look in the OP. I think my problem is not understanding practical application of some techniques. Or perhaps it's just how limited I am that I am composing stuff that I cannot play and it's getting harder and harder for me to hear things and click them into the computer (because at this point it is easier for me to do that than to actually play anything). I'm just looking to expand because my improv is pretty weak.

>>66664139
Maybe both? I tried the hanon exercises for a while but felt like I couldn't apply it to comp.
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>>66664218
>Maybe both? I tried the hanon exercises for a while but felt like I couldn't apply it to comp.
True and not really true. You don't have to have good technique to write fast passages, or complex passages, and you certainly want to be able to write fast and complex passage for non-piano instruments which is a different task. HOWEVER having great technique will make difficult passages more intrinsic to your compositional process. Hanon is great in addition to other things.
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>>66664309
I see what you're saying and I'll take another look into it.

I'm also looking for stuff that involves applications and exercises in tonal harmony. I write stuff that modulates a lot and want to be able to write well in a tonal context with some substitutions if anything. but I'm going to take a deeper look into the OP now
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I don't know if it's such a good idea when weekly challenges aren't even a stable thing yet, but we should do something like exercises, things not challenging but good simple practice. Like
>Write 9 motive-variations of this simple motif (or a motif in your current or latest composition): 3 rhythmic variations, 3 intervallic variations and 3 harmonic variations.
It really seems like a good warmup.

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Does this album have any deeper and substantial meaning than "lol Bush is a baddie xDDD"?
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Unfortunately, no. It's full of dumb lyrics over dumb music made by three dumb guys.
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>>66664004
He bombed pakis. How could they hate Bush?
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you might as well be posting CCR and complaining about muh nam.

American Idiot is a great pop album and hugely important for being one of the only mainstream albums in it's era that was critical of bush and the iraq war, something that at the time was not so mainstream as it is today, and something that you guys dumbly think doesn't matter despite the war now being recognized as a huge failure.

It's objectively one of the greatest political album ever made. It effectively got young people to care about these issues.
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Honestly, American Idiot was a fairly good album. It was certainly better than that trilogy of shit, Uno Dos Tres.
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>>66663867
It's worse when you realize it was written by men in their 30s.

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We're updating the /mu/core chart. Suggest albums that should be added.
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>>66664869
There's no reason to keep it in metal, especially if hip hop and bleep have representation in mu core and metal doesn't
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Chuck Berry, Little Richard, Roy Orbison and Buddy Holly have all aged way, way better than Elvis. If he gets a place they should too.
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>>66658691
Merzbow - Pulse Demon should be under sub-/mu/core. It's easily the most discussed noise album on this board.
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wheres my boy Aldean at??
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visions (grimes). even if you're not a fan, you can not deny it is popular here.

Lemme start
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OP here. Sorry I posted the wrong pic
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ITT: we post GOAT guitar players
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>>66664634
poor mans justin trosper
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>>66664414
These guys did more with a G major/E minor blues pentatonic scale than most "guitar virtuosos" do with every scale/mode given to them. It's not just variety in pitch (which was NEVER the thing in blues to begin with), but rhythm, timber, types of chords, ect.
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Ernie Isley deserves a mention
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>>66664710
Not really

Post one of your favorite, not your favorite, but one of your favorite albums or ep's, and others guess your personailty.
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>>66664860
you tend to rush through things without thinking

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check this one out goys, last one is old and dying/dead
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>>66664812
https://soundcloud.com/metadiscorse/brown-recluse-spider

>ambient
>experimental
>lo-fi
>inspired by film music

I return all feedback and fallows
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you got light in your eyes

https://soundcloud.com/nathanoriginal/another-dimension

>electro hop-ish
>rap
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>electronic stuff
will return feedback

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Rec me albums that're good for falling asleep to in the middle of the day

Also, rec me albums that're good for waking up to in the middle of the night

>just pulled an all nighter finishing a essay due today
>have another 4k word essay due wed that I haven't started yet
>ridiculously hot outside
>nice and cool in my basement
>thinking about taking a nap and pulling another all nighter whenever I wake up

I feel like pic related is a good choice for both scenarios desu

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What happened to seapunk?
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oceangrunge>seapunk tho
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>>66664590
Shut up you angry dolphin, it's your problem if you're an extinct species
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>>66664619
hello
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>tfw witchhouse is still going strong
Take that seapunk
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>>66664836
but seapunk is better

Well now I know what all the fuss is about
Pretty good, definitely 3rd best album I've heard that /mu/ has told me to listen to
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>>66663925
Well sure I mean people talk nonstop about albums so I get interested and check it out. What are you not getting about that?
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>>66663860
Glad you enjoyed it. Time to check out SMiLE (its better)
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>>66663860
>3rd best
Behind what?
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>>66663906
Abbey Road alone is better.
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one of the greatest pop albums of all time. i dont actually own this album, but i was thinking of picking up the new anniversary edition.

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How do I write music like her?
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>>66664970
who is she, first of all


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