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Bourton on the Water 2016

By vimster on March 8, 2020 3:34 pm

Was looking at some photos of a trip to the Cotswold village of Bourton on the Water and felt inspired.

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March 9, 2020 1:16 am

Funny, this made me think of outer space for some reason.  (The melody would totally fit in on a Super Mario Galaxy soundtrack.)  Either way, loved the restrained pace and dynamic.  This is a really soothing track!

March 11, 2020 12:37 pm

Such a beautiful chord progression, could you share you approach to writing such boc-like nondiatonic chords/melodies? You are a master at this, and I'm struggling with coming up with such nondiatonic dreamy goodness. Maybe there is some theory/approach to this, or is it the result of intuition/experimentation?

March 11, 2020 12:46 pm

Maybe you could share the chords of this track? Tried to pick them up by ear, but to no success. Would love to try them on a shoegazey guitar. Thats a lot I'm asking, so I'm totally fine if you could not though! Cheers!

March 11, 2020 2:20 pm
miau wrote:

Such a beautiful chord progression, could you share you approach to writing such boc-like nondiatonic chords/melodies? You are a master at this, and I'm struggling with coming up with such nondiatonic dreamy goodness. Maybe there is some theory/approach to this, or is it the result of intuition/experimentation?

miau wrote:

Maybe you could share the chords of this track? Tried to pick them up by ear, but to no success. Would love to try them on a shoegazey guitar. Thats a lot I'm asking, so I'm totally fine if you could not though! Cheers!


I honestly couldn't tell you what the chords were, I tend to work by ear. If it helps I start with a base note and work from there. I pretty quickly get a feel for how it should progress. Sorry, no real method there, more intuition I've built up over the years.

March 11, 2020 3:29 pm

Thank you very much for the answer! As is usually the case, it's not a secret technique, but experience smile

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