"Hey Jonah! I have that problem all the time, haha! What works for me is coming up with a chord progression that I think fits the mood of the song (doesn't have to be fancy, just something to go off of) and then I just kind of hum along to it,…"
"Thank you Becca Kling! I agree, haha! I've been working with a couple different harmony things on the verses. It's so weird trying to harmonize with yourself, haha! (-:
Thank you so much for the comment and the feedback!…"
"hey Alix..i heard your song crystal flame..im in love with ur guitar playing...whatever i know about guitar is just what i taught myself and really find myself at the end of the tether sometimes..because not knowing the basic theory..really limits…"
"Sneh Ratna Choudhary, I love your song! I'm really digging how the lyrics and the happy feel to the song clash. I love when songwrtiters do that (-: I hear room for some sort of cool, jazzy bass line in there too! haha :D
"Thank you so much for the kind words Mike! It means so much to me (-: I'm looking forward to doing the activities! Just have to set aside time to work on them (-: I can't wait to get started!
Film Scoring / Soundtracks, Music Theory, Performing, Recording / Producing / Engineering, Songwriting / Writing Lyrics
My musical instrument(s):
Electric Bass, Guitar, Piano / keyboard, Percussion, Voice, Other
My other musical interests, styles, and instruments are:
I also play the mandolin and ukulele.
My favorite artists, influences, and inspirations are:
My number one inspiration and influence is Brandi Carlile. Her guitar and bass player, Tim and Phil Hanseroth have also influenced me greatly in songwriting and performance. Other influences include, Johnny Cash, Bob Dylan, Daniel Johnston, Tegan & Sara, Joe Purdy, Fleetwood Mac, Muse, and Ben Howard.
More about me:
I enjoy taking pictures and listening to my ever-growing, but modest, record collection. As soon as I get home from school, I'm into the music room in our house before I even take my shoes off. Songwriting, playing music for a crowd, and bringing people together through music feeds me and I can't imagine doing anything else for the rest of my life.
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hey Alix..i heard your song crystal flame..im in love with ur guitar playing...whatever i know about guitar is just what i taught myself and really find myself at the end of the tether sometimes..because not knowing the basic theory..really limits my playing and ability to make notes..think you have any advice for me?