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Old 11-27-2018, 01:40 PM   #41 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by grindy View Post
Okay, dude, you've been here long enough.
How about you post some of your stuff? Would be very curious to here it.
What I just described was my solo approach to music, which I don't really have much more than some low-fi, improv. bass drone recordings with heavy effects because I don't really have access to better recording equipment or other instruments right now.

As for the band I am/was/is in, I think we're on hold for the moment because everyone is too financially tapped out at the moment. IDK...I don't too much post that anywhere anymore. I sort of make it a point to kind of avoid that subject these days. Part of how I ended up on MusicBanter in the first place was that I got a bit overwhelmed with modern social media platforms in part because of music and I try to keep a low profile online about that stuff now.

If you want low-fi drone bass stuff, point me to an uploading place and I'll kick some that way. Otherwise, I'm gonna wait it out until I can get into a proper home recording studio with some ideas. I know someone that has one, but he's going through some stuff right now and it's just not the right time.
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Old 03-18-2024, 02:29 AM   #42 (permalink)
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Pentatonic Scale:

Style: Blues, Rock
I use this scale extensively in blues and rock improvisation. Its simple, five-note structure makes it versatile and easy to use in various musical contexts.
Blues Scale:

Style: Blues, Rock
Like you, I love the blues scale for its soulful and expressive qualities. It adds that classic bluesy flavor to my playing and works well in blues and rock styles.
Dorian Mode:

Style: Jazz, Funk, Fusion
The Dorian mode has a smooth, jazzy sound that I enjoy using in jazz, funk, and fusion contexts. It adds a bit of sophistication to my improvisations.
Natural Harmonic Minor Scale:

Style: Metal, Classical
This scale is perfect for creating a dark, mysterious atmosphere, making it ideal for metal and classical music. I often use it to add tension and drama to my compositions.
Mixolydian Mode:

Style: Rock, Blues, Funk
The Mixolydian mode has a laid-back, bluesy feel that works well in rock, blues, and funk styles. It adds a bit of a twist to my improvisations, giving them a more colorful sound.
Ionian Mode (Major Scale):

Style: Pop, Country, Rock
The Ionian mode, or major scale, is a staple in many genres, including pop, country, and rock. Its bright, cheerful sound is perfect for creating uplifting melodies.
Lydian Mode:

Style: Progressive Rock, Fusion
The Lydian mode has a dreamy, ethereal quality that I like to use in progressive rock and fusion music. It adds a sense of otherworldliness to my compositions.
Phrygian Mode:

Style: Flamenco, Metal
The Phrygian mode has a distinct, exotic sound that works well in flamenco and metal music. I often use it to add a bit of spice to my playing.
Locrian Mode:

Style: Experimental, Avant-garde
The Locrian mode is the darkest and most dissonant of the modes, making it perfect for experimental and avant-garde music. I use it sparingly to create tension and contrast in my compositions.
I hope this list gives you some new ideas to incorporate into your playing!
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Old 03-25-2024, 08:11 PM   #43 (permalink)
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Thumbs up Dorian

Dorian. For modal jazz it's the one, exemplified by Roy Haynes.
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