The Most Inspiring Video for Any Musician

If you are a musician and currently in a rut. Watch this video made by a couple of my friends in West Chester, Ohio and I guarantee it’ll get you pumped.

Video made by Columbiano with Voiceovers by Juel Anthony (Link to his sound cloud below the video)

Preview: A Guide to Music Composition

Other than mixing down music and composing I’ve been working on my video editing skills on a series I’m calling “A Guide to Music Composition. Here’s as snippet from the script s well as a short video snippet underneath.

Hi, I’m James Revels Composer and thanks for watching “A Guide to Music Composition”. Together we will be exploring the routine I use as a guideline for creating my music. I assume that you already have a general knowledge of music theory so that I can reduce jargon in order to be more accessible to new or non-musicians.
The step in the guide are:
Studying/Review
Pre-writing
Creating a Rhythmic Motif
Choosing a Scale
Creating a Theme
Creating Accompaniment
Developing Orchestration
Mixing the Track

NEW MUSIC – Atmos

Here’s the world map theme to this RPG I’m creating called “Apex” it’s still a long way from being finished, but I throughout the week I will post more information to flesh out the world and game. So, Stay Tuned

Here’s some Pre-Alpha play of Apex

Ear Training Day 2

So here are the results for my second day of ear training. Right now I’m practicing melodic intervals. It’s when two notes are played one after the other and I have to guess how many notes apart they are. My goal is to hit 90% accuracy before moving on to focus on Harmonic interval. Guessing the distance between two simultaneous notes.

Yesterday’s High score was 65%. Today’s High Score was 74%

Here’s my score from when I first woke up, I noticed I was still rough on the sixths so I did some training on that. The final picture is my final score of 74%. After doing the training on sixths I began mistaking fifths for minor sixths and octaves for major sixths >.> Oh well hopefully after some rest my ears will be able to tell the difference again.

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