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I write code and I write music. I'm currently studying for a master's in computer science, researching how music can be used to create user interfaces, and writing the music for Takamo Universe, a 4X space MMO.


Nov
24
awarded  Yearling
Nov
18
comment What are the parts of a modern song?
If you want to Google some stuff, look up "song structure." Some specific structures you might be interested in are "verse chorus structure" for rock, pop, alternative, and country music, "drop and breakdown" for electronic dance music, "sonata" for a lot of classical music, and "A B form" for a lot of styles of orchestral music, including marches and traditional folk music.
Nov
16
comment Audio mixers versus computer software
If you're going to be working almost entirely in a DAW instead of doing a lot of recording, I personally would just rely on the DAW's mixing tools. But I don't have much experience with recording...
Nov
11
comment What's the term for the intervals between notes within a scale that produces a chord
Here is a Wikipedia article about diatonic sounds: en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diatonic_and_chromatic
Nov
11
answered What's the term for the intervals between notes within a scale that produces a chord
Nov
11
answered How to start piano composition?
Nov
8
awarded  Electorate
Nov
8
comment What's music? A question about 'foundations'
These questions aren't related to your question, but I think you'll find them interesting. Music requires a very different, more subjective mindset than math does, and these questions discuss how. music.stackexchange.com/questions/16172/… music.stackexchange.com/questions/16138/…
Nov
8
comment Why does this progression sound good, even if it not resolve to the root?
Although most songs resolve to their roots, I've heard a few songs that never resolve. The effect gives a song a dreamy, restless feeling, and such songs usually end by drifting off or fading out.
Nov
7
accepted What kind of chord progressions am I using?
Nov
6
asked What kind of chord progressions am I using?
Nov
4
comment Soft note marking
I personally have seen ghost notes notated with ()s before, but not the other two. Unless I just haven't read the kind of music that uses them, I think that they are much rarer.
Nov
4
comment Is it reasonable to try picking up the tin whistle quickly?
Since I'm already experienced with other instruments, I'm aware of how to interpret music. The biggest hurdle for posting the tin whistle for me is getting the fingering and technical aspects form, but once I've done that, I can draw on my other musical experiences. Is the tin whistle that difficult from a technical standpoint?
Nov
4
awarded  Curious
Nov
3
asked Is it reasonable to try picking up the tin whistle quickly?
Oct
29
comment Is G sharp major a real key?
This question discusses why a composer would select one key over another in more detail: music.stackexchange.com/questions/15221/…
Oct
29
reviewed Edit suggested edit on Trill in Bach fugue WTC 1 BWV 851
Oct
29
revised Trill in Bach fugue WTC 1 BWV 851
changed incorrect tag
Oct
27
asked I can't edit marker text in Logic Pro X
Oct
24
comment How to use VST (virtual instruments) on a live gig
My answer recommends one piece of software. I'm only recommending Mainstage because it's the only software like this that I'm familiar with, not because it's necessarily the best. It's Mac-only and doesn't work with software synths, but I bet some looking around will find PC alternatives. For example, this thread on Reddit discusses some alternatives.