let’s have notes exchange frequencies within the duration,
emphasize the middle of the two notes’ confluence,
an unified melody with an alien timbre would result
overtones in the beats of intervals
so, I’m alive and music is never dead.
I was listening to Jimmy Gnecco and co crank it out this morning on the roof and it came to me. Singing rhythms don’t really match the rhythm of the song. It’s ever so elegantly referential and often quite syncopated! Sing along with those you hear and you will learn the most complicated rhythms that could even be thought to be analyzed. The execution of out loud singing though is IMPERATIVE to feeling those rhythms which leads to their learning I believe. Many of you already play guitar and sing so you get it. An additivicted (addicted to additive and other potentially mathy time changes) rhythm nerd fanatic like myself and those who play the least rhythmically complicated songs are very much closer than I thought… —- RD on movement towards unification, ca. August, 2011
The suppression of critical thinking usually starts early. A five-year-old girl, for instance, may recognize the insincerity of her mother, either by subtly realizing that, while the mother is always talking of love and friendliness, she is actually cold and egotistical, or in a cruder way by noticing that her mother is having an affair with another man while constantly emphasizing her high moral standards. The child feels the discrepancy. Her sense of justice and truth is hurt, and yet, being dependent on the mother who would not allow any kind of criticism and, let us say, having a weak father on whom she cannot rely, the child is forced to suppress her critical insight. Very soon she will no longer notice the mother’s insincerity or unfaithfulness. She will lose the ability to think critically since it seems to be both hopeless and dangerous to keep it alive. On the other hand, the child is impressed by the pattern of having to believe that her mother is sincere and decent and that the marriage of the parents is a happy one, and she will be ready to accept this idea as if it were her own.
Working on rShip today, syncing with click track, yikes! Me and my zany time sigs…
Graham Nash was a founding member of The Hollies, who became labelmates of The Beatles in 1963, and who are considered a part of the first wave of the British Invasion which included The Tornadoes, The Rolling Stones, The Kinks and The Dave Clark Five. This track however is from his first solo album, released in 1971. The songwriter and I also share a birthday!!
Wearing old white tee, bandanna headband, playing guitar in PA, I feel THAT much closer to The Boss! Lend me some legacy, brother.