What Scales do Your favorite Artist Use most often?

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What Scales do Your favorite Artist Use most often?

Post by o0o » Tue Mar 18, 2008 1:07 pm

and what scales do these artist use most?

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Post by brightonalex » Tue Mar 18, 2008 1:25 pm

Um.. C minor diminished.

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Post by forge » Tue Mar 18, 2008 1:43 pm

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Post by sweetjesus » Tue Mar 18, 2008 2:10 pm

forge wrote:Image
bwaha


personally,

d minor, g minor keys seem to come up a lot.. i dont know about the particular scales and modes they use within those keys [/b]

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Post by o0o » Tue Mar 18, 2008 3:54 pm

8O is that really what your favorite artist sounds like?
do they use Propellerdead Reasons 0.4 software with the sexy Z-plane fantastic module and Mastering Effector Slave add-on filter knob?
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Post by forge » Tue Mar 18, 2008 4:02 pm

o0o wrote:8O is that really what your favorite artist sounds like?
do they use Propellerdead Reasons 0.4 software with the sexy Z-plane fantastic module and Mastering Effector Slave add-on filter knob?
anything would sound good if you smoked what was on those scales

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Post by djgroovy » Tue Mar 18, 2008 4:55 pm

I hate to admit, but i have no f*cking idea. I suck at that.
I'm gonna go with forge's though.

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Post by brightonalex » Tue Mar 18, 2008 5:39 pm

It easy - anything in a MINOR key is gay and/or sad, like radiohead.

Anything in a MAJOR key is uplifting and chart material, like scouse house and "we all live in a yellow submarine".

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Post by gjm » Tue Mar 18, 2008 5:43 pm

....Piano down a mine shaft. A flat miner! 8O

Actually I find that most artists that I listen to use a version of the Minor Pentatonic, sometimes a Major. From a guitar playing perspective it is either the Full diagonal form, or the Outside Vertical form. Apart from general Major scale form these are the first scales that I teach my students. Most people resist applying themselves to the task, but once you know them, and move to the stage of intergrating them into your general playing, in my opinion you have moved beyond being a general guitar hack.
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Post by forge » Tue Mar 18, 2008 5:43 pm

brightonalex wrote:It easy - anything in a MINOR key is gay and/or sad, like radiohead.
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or Morrissey

in fact it;s all just morrissey, morrissey is anything in a minor key

bastard morrissey I kill him

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Post by dpel » Tue Mar 18, 2008 5:45 pm

Marty DiBergi: It's very pretty.
Nigel Tufnel: Yeah, I've been fooling around with it for a few months.
Marty DiBergi: It's a bit of a departure from what you normally play.
Nigel Tufnel: It's part of a trilogy, a musical trilogy I'm working on in D minor which is the saddest of all keys, I find. People weep instantly when they hear it, and I don't know why.
Marty DiBergi: It's very nice.
Nigel Tufnel: You know, just simple lines intertwining, you know, very much like - I'm really influenced by Mozart and Bach, and it's sort of in between those, really. It's like a Mach piece, really. It's sort of...
Marty DiBergi: What do you call this?
Nigel Tufnel: Well, this piece is called "Lick My Love Pump".

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Post by Tone Deft » Tue Mar 18, 2008 5:47 pm

forge wrote:
brightonalex wrote:It easy - anything in a MINOR key is gay and/or sad, like radiohead.
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or Morrissey

in fact it;s all just morrissey, morrissey is anything in a minor key

bastard morrissey I kill him
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Johnny Marr has more musicianship in his little finger than your entire family line, forever. Morrissey's current backup band is outstanding. you don't know his music, it's not all minor keys.

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Post by brightonalex » Tue Mar 18, 2008 5:50 pm

I AM HUMAN AND I NEED TO BE LOVED.

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Post by Tone Deft » Tue Mar 18, 2008 5:52 pm

brightonalex wrote:I AM HUMAN AND I NEED TO BE LOVED.
:lol: nice one.

I used to have entire conversations with friends using only smiths quotes, BEFORE they broke up.




to answer the question, this goes for most posters too.
the minor pentatonic scale. people are in the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame after only ever using that one scale their entire careers.
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Post by darkenedsoul » Tue Mar 18, 2008 7:32 pm

Not sure what scale(s) they were in but Evoken tuned down to A for their new release "A Caress of the Void". Those into extreme doom need check them out if you never heard of them! I'm in contact with Nick/Vince off/on for quite some time (used to do their website back many years ago). Still have yet to go see them live. I'll be in heaven that night ;-)

My old band tuned down to B all the time on 6 strings. I played in whatever scale we were in (b, c min, F/F#), depends on the song.
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