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Instant Film Developing

By orangedrink on August 16, 2020 11:41 pm

The word developing can either be a noun or a verb


I used the Push 2 and set it for Minor Penatonic in the key of E and then the chorus is in the key of A.   I think.  I forgot to write down the info.  But then I played guitar and put in a bunch of "wrong notes".  I threw out two other songs and did this in about 2+ hours. 


The pandemic is really wearing me out.  I miss leaving the house.


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August 17, 2020 12:22 am

Or an adjective. I believe as a noun, it is a gerund.

August 17, 2020 12:24 am

It’s one of the things I always liked about the Rush album Moving Pictures—the double meaning. Guys were physically relocating paintings, but they were also emotionally touched (moved) by those paintings.

August 17, 2020 12:26 am
E-dub wrote:

It’s one of the things I always liked about the Rush album Moving Pictures—the double meaning. Guys were physically relocating paintings, but they were also emotionally touched (moved) by those paintings.

Such a good title!

August 17, 2020 12:53 am

That's an interesting way to compose a tune. E minor pentatonic shares many notes with A major!

Here's a challenge for you: can you compose and record an entire track outside -- for instance in the park near your house? I've noticed spending time outside (not running errands or chores but actually just hanging out outside) helps with cabin fever.

August 17, 2020 1:00 am

I like the energy on this one.  And the "wrong notes" add some interesting little touches of dissonance into the proceedings.  I've had to continue to leave the house to go to work almost every day throughout this whole pandemic so I've kind of missed out on the cabin fever thing that everyone else is going through.  I actually enjoy when I get a chance to not leave the house all day.

August 17, 2020 5:34 am

Hang in there!

August 17, 2020 6:32 am

A friend of mine, jazz drummer, used to say "if you screw up once, it's a mistake. If you do the same mistake again, that's jazz!".
Nice tune, it's intricate and has a nice end of spring/early summer vibe to me. Great guitar work and layering!

August 17, 2020 3:40 pm

I like this tones very much. You are moving towards mathrock.

August 17, 2020 4:20 pm

Guitars are nice. the insistant beat works well, nice "indy rock" vibe.

August 20, 2020 2:24 pm

Ha we sorta had similar approaches this week.  I used my Push (1, sad ) to find a key I don't always go for.  But you took it the extra mile with the key change.  Loving the guitar harmonies going on too.  I feel ya on the pandemicness.  I escape to the park sometimes but it still feels awkward especially with my giant mask on.

August 21, 2020 4:15 pm

No wrong notes if they sound good, and this sounds good to me. I love the Push key feature, has helped me so much. Hang in there! +1 for escaping to the park for walk, nice to see those trees smile

August 31, 2020 12:01 am

Guitar tones are full and huge! Beautiful against the piano. Something very uplifting in the chord progressions. It's like Joe Jacksonish.

Now I'm thinking of the old fotomat booths that used to be in parking lots when I was a kid smile

Hang in there.  Keep making beautiful music!

August 31, 2020 2:06 am

Really digging the constant 16th notes pushing this track along. 

September 9, 2020 9:52 pm
zirafa wrote:

That's an interesting way to compose a tune. E minor pentatonic shares many notes with A major!

Here's a challenge for you: can you compose and record an entire track outside -- for instance in the park near your house? I've noticed spending time outside (not running errands or chores but actually just hanging out outside) helps with cabin fever.

I took your advice!

CosmicCairns wrote:

I like the energy on this one.  And the "wrong notes" add some interesting little touches of dissonance into the proceedings.  I've had to continue to leave the house to go to work almost every day throughout this whole pandemic so I've kind of missed out on the cabin fever thing that everyone else is going through.  I actually enjoy when I get a chance to not leave the house all day.

I can't help but throw in the dissonance - it's like my hot sauce that I put on everything smile

Ipaghost wrote:

Hang in there!

ty heart

Kedbreak136 wrote:

A friend of mine, jazz drummer, used to say "if you screw up once, it's a mistake. If you do the same mistake again, that's jazz!".
Nice tune, it's intricate and has a nice end of spring/early summer vibe to me. Great guitar work and layering!

LOL that quote is genius - thanks for listening!

Q-Rosh wrote:

I like this tones very much. You are moving towards mathrock.

I love me some mathrock - any particular mathrock bands that you like?

djippy wrote:

Guitars are nice. the insistant beat works well, nice "indy rock" vibe.

Thanks!  Might be cool to try this track again with acoustic piano and acoustic drums, live

Tone Matrix wrote:

Ha we sorta had similar approaches this week.  I used my Push (1, sad ) to find a key I don't always go for.  But you took it the extra mile with the key change.  Loving the guitar harmonies going on too.  I feel ya on the pandemicness.  I escape to the park sometimes but it still feels awkward especially with my giant mask on.

The Push is so great to just "turn on" a key + scale.  Yeah, wearing a mask can just make me bummed in general, since it reminds me of the virus

miraclemiles wrote:

No wrong notes if they sound good, and this sounds good to me. I love the Push key feature, has helped me so much. Hang in there! +1 for escaping to the park for walk, nice to see those trees smile

heart

NWSPR wrote:

Guitar tones are full and huge! Beautiful against the piano. Something very uplifting in the chord progressions. It's like Joe Jacksonish.

Now I'm thinking of the old fotomat booths that used to be in parking lots when I was a kid smile

Hang in there.  Keep making beautiful music!

oh I love you for mentioning Joe Jackson - LOOK SHARP and Stepping Out are big ones for me

Chrisfoo wrote:

Really digging the constant 16th notes pushing this track along.

thanks foo!

September 10, 2020 6:47 am

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