A memo of Barre Chords

Barre Chord

Well I want to make a summary of all kinds of Barrie Chords for future reference, although I should remember them as long as I wrote this article.

7 chords

rooted at E String

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2
3
4
5
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7
m7            Maj7        7           m7b5        7#5       
----- ----- ----- ----- -----
--8-- 5 --8-- 5 --8-- 5 --7-- b5 --9-- #5
--8-- b3 --9-- 3 --9-- 3 --8-- b3 --9-- 3
--8-- b7 --9-- 7 --8-- b7 --8-- b7 --8-- b7
----- ----- ----- ----- -----
--8-- R --8-- R --8-- R --8-- R --8-- R

rooted at A String

1
2
3
4
5
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7
m7            Maj7        7           m7b5        7b9         
--3-- 5 --3-- 5 ----- ----- -----
--4-- b3 --5-- 3 --1-- R --4-- b3 --2-- b9
--3-- b7 --4-- 7 --3-- b7 --3-- b7 --3-- b7
----- --5-- 5 --2-- 3 --4-- b5 --2-- 3
--3-- R --3-- R --3-- R --3-- R --3-- R
----- ----- ----- ----- -----

try Bm7 -> E7 -> Amaj7

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Drum Practicing Reflection

I Collect a lot of questions and visit a pro today, and here are what I have asked and feedbacks:

Q: what’s the correct sitting position when playing?

A: Balanced, neutral, and centered – no hunching over, no slouching, no jumping up out of your seat to reach a cymbal. If you are towering over the drums and pedals, you’re sitting too high. Move your seat into position behind your drum set, and rest your feet on your pedals. Both legs should have approximately the same angle at the knees and be spread evenly apart.

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Nice Chord Study Notes (1-50)

Ep 13. Walking Bass

Given a chord, how could we make it less dumb when playing bass line?

  1. use arpeggio
  2. change sequence of the arpeggio (keep the first note rooted)
  3. add some transition note (for example in a C-chord, add D between C and E)
  4. add some half note before root note at the first beat (for exmaple in a C F G C progression, add a Gb before F, add a F# before G
  5. add eighth-note or triplet into the rhythm

Let’s see a combination of the above skills:

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2015-11-14 知乎盐沙龙活动随笔


今天去参加了一下知乎和网易云音乐举办的盐沙龙——《旋律方法论》。主题本是讨论和作词作曲相关的话题,最后扯着扯着,就变成了大咖在探讨行业发展和进行爆料,也是醉了。
不过还是有干货的,特别是小鱼老师啊……简单地记录一下各个老师讲的我觉着有用的东西吧。

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爱因斯坦首演后台采访稿

渣画质合照

爱因斯坦民乐团在苦苦等待鼓手考完试后猛烈地备战了五天,终于在昨天完成了首演。这场表演背后究竟都有着哪些故事和槽点呢?

Q:乐队为什么叫爱因斯坦?
A:取这个名字一是办公室装修之前我们所有的排练都在11层的爱因斯坦会议室,二则是爱因斯坦本身就是致力改变世界又爱好音乐的人。我们从现实和精神层面来讲还是很有缘分的。

Q:起这个名字会不会感觉太狂了?
A:有想过收敛一些,但后来大家纷纷表示爱因斯坦霸气。想想也是,做人不要太怂。

Q:乐队的少年少女们是怎么聚集到一起的?
A:我和江頔大半年前开始一起玩。然后徐艺和高欣的入职信里面分别提到过自己有古筝和钢琴的背景,基本我都是第一时间发信过去邀请的。有一次排练路上遇到王维,王维给我展示了他手上的茧和摁弦留下的压痕把我惊着了,就顺理成章的拉他过来一起玩了。

Q:大家为了年会准备了多久?都怎么排练的?

A:大概一个半月前就知道有年会任务,但我刚好要出差,出差回来以后进入考试季,徐艺基本人间蒸发,高欣家里也有不少事情,所以排练基本停滞,新年了还没定歌,1月10号之前就没有一次排练能来超过三个人……好在徐艺考完试以后大家突然士气大涨团结了起来,很密锣紧鼓地排了好几个晚上。 按道理排练都是合练,大家把各自的部分练好,然后聚到一起合一下。可惜很多时候回家也没法练,只好占用合练的时间熟悉乐段。年会前的周日,江頔和王维突发奇想想来段Metallica的opening,他们俩就坐那里慢慢练。徐艺开始调古筝,王维抠了个简谱让她练西湖的前奏。我和Cynthia在抠21 guns bridge后面的一段钢琴的solo。临急抱佛脚,也胜于不抱。

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Music Production Learning Notes

This is a very very long article on Logic Pro learning, based on The “Music Production” course on Coursera. Six sections will be included as listed:

  • Connector and Cables
  • Basic Editing in Logic Pro X
  • Automation in Logic Pro X
  • Dynamic Processors
  • Configurating EQ
  • Understanding Synthesizer

Chapter 1: Connector and Cables

Be aware of the importance about cables and connectors because quality of cables could prevent us from getting noisy voice. many sound malfunction are caused by broken connectors or cables.

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