Ableton Live

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El Chan Chan

Composer: Francisco Repilado Munoz Key Eb Minor Metrinome h = 84 Chords Dm F Gm A7 Lyrics De Alto Cedro voy para Marcané Llego a Cueto, voy para Mayarí De Alto Cedro voy para Marcané Llego a Cueto, voy para Mayarí De Alto Cedro voy para Marcané Llego a Cueto, voy para Mayarí El cariño que te tengo No te lo puedo negar Se me sale la babita...

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Focus music

good focus music has no vocals, no strong melodies, ‘dark’ spectrum, dense texture, minimal salient events (more on that later), heavy spatialization, a steady pulse, sub-30-200Hz modulation and above 10-20Hz modulation.

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Garageband

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Home Music Studio Setup

Goals Practice piano with a backing track, instead of a boring metronome Record songs so I can share with friends & family. Learn to sing, so I have more fun at karaoke. Jam with musician friends at my house Play music to friends while on phone calls Record jam sessions with my friends Equipment Hardware Computer Desk Height-Adjustable Standing Desk Adjustable Cell Phone Stand for Desk “Gooseneck” Phone mount Good for recording video with your phone Monitor stand Cable organizer / hider 💻 Computer MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2019) Processor: 2....

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Inspiring Music Studios

https://www.reddit.com/r/audiophile/comments/mzsvng/my_home_officerecording_studio_a_fun_room/ https://www.reddit.com/r/MusicBattlestations/comments/l1waaa/hey_guys_heres_my_music_battlestation/ https://www.reddit.com/r/MusicBattlestations/comments/l19p1t/after_1_year_of_testing_selling_buying/ https://www.reddit.com/r/MusicBattlestations/comments/ktwibm/i_miss_my_old_battlestation/ https://www.reddit.com/r/MusicBattlestations/comments/ks7dh8/cake_day_is_as_good_as_any_to_post_an_update/

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JRO Karaoke Songs

Regulars I need you tonight, INXS To Learn We Could be Heroes, David Bowie

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JRO Music Inspiration

Dave Matthews Lota of band members, folksy, percussive singing, rock, world instruments, long jam outs, struggle of human emotions, wants, upbeat attitude Tame Impala David Bowie

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JRO Music Journal

Quick Links (Links) Learning Journal Template Journal 2021-11-12 Questions What song to focus on? How to play and sing at the same time? How to easily play to a backing track? What’s a good practice routine for: 5 min, 25 min, 1 hr? Prior knowledge Hemiola with Blues bassline 12 bar blues bass line Polyrhythm Learned Hemiola - three beats of equal value in the time normally occupied by two beats Enjoyed (Enjoyable moments) Challenges Keeping fingers above the “water line” (@ black keys area) Breathee Remember Breathe, relax back; look away; feel the rhythm Ideas / Insights (Ideas) Accomplishments / Outcomes I can now…...

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Karaoke songs

Favorites / Solid CCR, bad moon (-) tough high parts, nasal Gangsters Paradise, Dangerous Minds Decent Personal Jesus Backlog to try Bad Touch, Bloodhound gang Embarassed Feel like making luvvv Wish list - to learn Impossible but… maybe?

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Logic Pro

How to… Resize tracks Mouse: Hold Option & Mouse scroll-up/down Trackpad: Hold Option, Swipe up/down Record a USB Microphone + Scarlett Audio Interface Open Audio MIDI Setup Create a new Aggregate Device Add Scarlett Audio Interface and USB Headset Mic to the Aggregate Device Take note of the Input Channel assigned to the USB Headset Mic In Logic Pro, Preferences –> Audio, set Input Device to your Aggregate Device

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Mission: Music Jam

Outcomes 4 people can play instruments at the same time (jam) Record the session Broadcast the session Equipment Process Prepare Audio Workstation (separate user?) Open Logic Pro Overview Initial Setup

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Music Recommendations

Grady Spenser and the Work (Kruck) American aquarium (Kruck) Lightning Hopkins - counyry blues album (Cary) How I’m feeling now charlie xcx - austin kat

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Personal Jesus - Depeche Mode

Outfit Dark outfit, Cowboy hat, black sunglasses glasses Voice Dark European, sorta british Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u1xrNaTO1bI Lyrics Reach out, touch faith Your own personal Jesus Someone to hear your prayers Someone who cares Your own personal Jesus Someone to hear your prayers Someone who’s there Feeling unknown And you’re all alone Flesh and bone By the telephone Lift up the receiver I’ll make you a believer Take second best Put me to the test Things on your chest You need to confess I will deliver You know I’m a forgiver...

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Piano Info

Piano practice Scales, dominant 7, up & down Morning blues song, c major Don’t look at hands Feel the music Learn scales Learn inversions Advice Be in situations where u can be seen Tools Open PDF Sheet music on iPad - ForScore Sheet music https://www.sheetmusicplus.com/ IMSLP [FREE]: Great if you’re looking for classical music....

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Play Piano

Guidance Put Fingertips above Black Keys line Preparation Plug in iPad Play Backing Track Open Garage Band Open “Backing Tracks” folder Clean tray Warm up Chord Inversions

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Singing

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Songs to Learn

Darling clementine - gma hallajula - gma stop whats that sound, everybody look whats going down Rollin on the river Aunt Elizabeth & Grandma Vi The Singer and the Bird; Tennessee Waltz; Piano Roll Blues; Among My Souvenirs; Tröstevisa; En skrift I snön: Little Brown Church in the Vale; Come, Ye Thankful People, Come, We Gather Together; Hymn of Promise; Blessed Assurance; Mockingbird Hill.. ( the two Swedish songs aren’t old!...

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South by Southwest (SXSW) 2022

March 10th 16:00: Hotel Vegas

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Structure of a Song

Song structure https://www.fender.com/articles/play/parts-of-a-song-keep-it-straight Intro This is an easy one – it is found at the beginning and sets up the song, establishing many of the song’s important elements, such as the key, tempo, rhythmic feel and even its energy and attitude. You will find that the intro is often the same music without singing over it as the verse or even the chorus. Sometimes, however, a song’s intro will not have any material found later in the song....

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Yamaha Sonogenic Keytar (SHS-500)

Resources Buy https://www.amazon.com/Yamaha-Sonogenic-Keytar-Power-Supply/dp/B07RCCW244/ref=dp_prsubs_1?pd_rd_i=B07RCCW244&psc=1 Questions How to lock buttons? Can you change the default voice? How to connect to GarageBand on my iPhone? Wirelessly? How to connect using MIDI & wireless (Bluetooth) http://sandsoftwaresound.net/sonogenic-voice-editor/ Drawbacks No organ Edits and changes cannot be stored into and recalled from user memory slots.

Last updated: 2022-03-18 by JRO
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