For my Found Sound song, I used my own phone recording of taking something out of its wrapping and warming it in the microwave. There were some elements of the recording that I thought could use as different percussive sounds. First I thought the unwrapping sound could portray a sort of vinyl scratch sound (although… Continue reading Found Sound Song Process
1 Daft Punk’s “One More Time” takes its samples from Eddie Johns’ “More Spell on You.” Daft Punk splices up and repeats the brass section of Johns’ song throughout “One More Time” to provide musical accompaniment for their song. 2 Here is an example of a song quotation/interpolation: I’ll be Missing you–Puff Daddy ft. Faith… Continue reading Sample Genealogy
Groove Pizza link: https://apps.musedlab.org/groovepizza/?source=pub&museid=HJDM4AOKg I’m not too sure what musical genre this would belong to. But, I think it fit the techno drum kit well, or the hip-hop one. I feel like it could maybe work with the Afro-Latin kit as well because of a slight son clave feel.
This song was pretty fun to do. Using a limited amount of loops is pretty great for musical creativity because you have to think outside the box to get these repetitive loops to work really well together and think of ways to change them up to add variety. Loops used on Soundtrap: Beat – 808… Continue reading Loop Song Process
For this blog, I decided to go back to my 90s childhood days and listened to “Wannabe” by the Spice Girls. It seems to use a pretty standard pop structure. The one thing that kind of caught my interest about the structure was the use of 6 bars for the intro and about 5 bars… Continue reading Song Structure
*Favorite Song* I don’t really listen to the radio that much anymore, so I just thought of an older radio song that I don’t mind listening to even today. What I like about Lady Gaga’s “Bad Romance” is that even though it still has a lot of repetition, the repetition is layered in various, interesting… Continue reading Favorite Song/Least Favorite Song