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Jul
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comment What is the name of following G based chord?
Whoops, my mistake for making the assumption that the OP's transcription of the chord was correct. Since they said the chord starts on E2 (so F#-B-D-B-D-E), I determined Bm. Seeing that the chord starts on E3 (so G-B-D-B-D-E), your answer is definitely correct. I should have watched the clip =)
Jan
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Jan
2
awarded  Nice Answer
Aug
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awarded  Yearling
Feb
13
comment How to learn to play 'out of phase' with yourself?
There is another cool piece by Reich call "Clapping Music", and it has this neat video that goes along with it, to kind of demonstrate a "simpler" version of this phasing thing. Thanks to my brother (Stephen) for pointing this video out to me.
Jan
22
comment Starting piano - which instrument to choose?
@bobobobo Hahaha, that is bizarre. I've never seen this show before.
Jan
22
comment Starting piano - which instrument to choose?
By the way, @bobobobo, your name always reminds me of the villain Mojo Jojo, from the Powerpuff Girls cartoon.
Jan
22
comment Starting piano - which instrument to choose?
@bobobobo I meant that the lighter keys make it easier to play, not that less keys make it easier to play. I do think, however, that a beginner will not notice the restricted range, and might be less intimidated by the smaller keyboard.
Jan
7
revised Composing chord progressions for samba
Removed fluff, meta-discussion, and signature.
Jan
7
suggested approved edit on Composing chord progressions for samba
Nov
25
comment What are some common beginner mistakes when learning to play the piano?
This question might be a bit too broad for the format of this site. That being said, I recall one of the bad habits I had to unlearn from "teaching myself" piano was avoiding playing with my pinky fingers.
Aug
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Dec
31
comment What left hand technique is being used to create this percussive chord transition sound?
This question has a couple of "too localized" close votes on it already. I have voted to close as "not a real question", as I think right now it's a bit too vague (as evidenced by the other comments, and the answers). If you would like a high quality answer, please consider adding more details to this post about what you're asking.
Dec
31
awarded  Nice Answer
Nov
29
comment Guitar Hum disturbances
Valid point, horatio - and good answer.
Nov
28
comment Guitar Hum disturbances
I'm not sure we have enough information to definitively determine this is saturation (although I agree it's a possibility). Especially since the OP describes this as a "hum" - I would expect clipping or distortion if they were peaking the input.
Nov
14
comment Learning another instrument?
Hi Emma! I agree with user3169 and Dr Mayhem, your question could use some clarification. It would be great if you would edit your question to include the details they've asked for. Especially being more specific about what your problem with the reed was, as it sounds like that's the main issue.
Nov
13
revised Finding the right rhythm for a tune
grammar and readability
Nov
13
revised Breaking out of pentatonic scales for guitar riffs
Minor grammar fixes, capitalization.