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  • New Horizons in Music Play all

    • The Music You Hate - Duration: 9 minutes.

      • 1 week ago
      • 320,726 views
      Why do we hate the music that we do? I think it is partially because of a musical "uncanny valley" where we have a revulsion to things that are somewhat like what we connect with, but fall incredib...
    • T H I C C Arranging Techniques - Duration: 11 minutes.

      • 2 weeks ago
      • 216,318 views
      Here are seven T H I C C arranging techniques I used in my arrangement of Carly Rae Jepsen's Run Away With Me at studio 42, featuring Kate Steinberg (aka Emily Prime)

      The Run Away with Me video
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    • Christmas Microtonal Lo-Fi Hip Hop - Duration: 10 minutes.

      • 1 month ago
      • 298,560 views
      What does Christmas music sound like when it's microtonal? And when a lo-fi beat is put behind it? Let's find out! Playing some 24TET and 19TET and 17TET Christmas tunes.

      0:11 Christmas Time is H...
    • What key is Sweet Home Alabama in? - Duration: 9 minutes, 50 seconds.

      • 1 month ago
      • 384,125 views
      It's in D.

      Thanks for watching!

      Actually, it might be a bit more complicated than that. It, along with many other songs in Rock and Pop music, uses a chord loop vamp as its harmonic scheme, and b...
    • 4/20 Time Signatures - Duration: 10 minutes.

      • 2 months ago
      • 343,584 views
      Yes, they do exist, and here is how Shubh Saran and his band use this forbidden fruit of memey time signature. #playsober, guys.

      SHUBH SARAN
      https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCSPwNoDtpob6Q2zg97C1MY...
    • How to make Microtonal Lo-Fi Hip Hop - Duration: 10 minutes.

      • 3 months ago
      • 649,183 views
      Click here http://harrys.com/adamneely to get your Starter Set from Harry’s for just $3, and you too can be as smooth as these smooth microtonal chord progressions.

      DOWNLOAD THE TWO TRACKS HERE 4 ...
    • The 7 Levels of Jazz Harmony - Duration: 13 minutes.

      • 4 months ago
      • 1,760,334 views
      Ya like jazz? You will!

      There are 7 levels of Jazz Harmony, and we'll explore each of them through reharmonizing the chorus of one of my favorite tunes from 2019 - Lizzo's Juice. Thanks to Jae Sot...
    • Why the Katy Perry/Flame lawsuit makes no sense - Duration: 8 minutes, 55 seconds.

      • 5 months ago
      • 2,778,200 views
      Katy Perry just lost a $2.8 million dollar court case against Christian rapper Flame. The case hinged on the testimony of the plaintiff’s expert musicologist Todd Decker.

      Legal opinions on the cas...
    • Is playing to track cheating? - Duration: 14 minutes.

      • 6 months ago
      • 448,086 views
      My band Sungazer plays to backing tracks - are we cheating? Or are we simply continuing the tradition of Pierre Schaefer and the electroacoustic avant-garde of the 1950's? Or...is that just a prete...
    • Polyrhythmic Juggling - Duration: 13 minutes.

      • 7 months ago
      • 266,224 views
      Paul Davids and I worked out how to juggle egg shakers polyrhythmically at Thomann's Gearhead University #tgu19. It turns out that #polyrhythms, when juggled, reveal a lot about coordination and rh...
    • I worked for the US State Department as a Jazz Diplomat - Duration: 16 minutes.

      • 7 months ago
      • 336,306 views
      I toured Central Asia with the 5-piece jazz rock band Aberdeen on behalf of the American State Department for three weeks in May. In other words, I was a j a z z diplomat, and it was seriously one ...
    • Japanese Music Notation (shakuhachi music) - Duration: 16 minutes.

      • 9 months ago
      • 387,226 views
      Western music is read from left to right, but other cultures do it differently. Notational systems reflect the music they express, and sometimes Western notation isn't the ideal means of expressing...
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  • Q+A Videos w/ Adam Neely Play all

    Responding to all of your questions about bass and music in general!
    • How do you make lo-fi hip hop? | Q+A - Duration: 17 minutes.

      • 4 weeks ago
      • 321,089 views
      Also, lots of other questions like “What’s it like playing with 2 drummers?” “What key is Rihanna’s Umbrella in? and What are your thoughts on Thank You Scientist?”

      CHECK OUT SUNGAZER TOUR DATES (...
    • How can I learn the bass clef quicker? | Q+A - Duration: 13 minutes.

      • 2 months ago
      • 201,282 views
      Get 30% OFF your first bag of coffee with Trade Coffee when you click here http://bit.ly/tradeneely  and use my code NEELY

      Thanks for asking insightful questions! Follow me on instagram if you'd l...
    • What are 6/9 chords? | Q+A - Duration: 15 minutes.

      • 4 months ago
      • 443,919 views
      Also...who are the most influential keyboard players in jazz today, and what are some good tips on combating stage fright?

      Sungazer is going on tour! Check out the tickets here…
      https://www.songki...
    • What are Slash Chords? | Q+A - Duration: 15 minutes.

      • 5 months ago
      • 423,532 views
      Also, can you play an 8/5 time signature, and how do you use the whole tone scale?

      0:18 Is the lick a dead meme?
      0:31 How can I apply Whole Tone scales to my playing?
      1:42 What's the next big thin...
    • What is Polytonality? | Q+A - Duration: 16 minutes.

      • 6 months ago
      • 401,106 views
      Exploring Polytonality, musical memes, and picardy thirds! Answering all of your questions about bass and music in general. BASS

      Many thanks to Brendan Hayes, Jeff T, Ike Zhang, Craig Smith, Jack ...
    • Who owns the copyright for AI Music? | Q+A - Duration: 13 minutes.

      • 8 months ago
      • 158,564 views
      Also, how to get quasi-perfect pitch, learning about emotions and musical intervals, and my personal approach to bass fills!

      Many thanks to Ben Hudson, james frank, Thomas Carmichael, Trey O'Brien...
    • How to count 32nd notes? | Q+A - Duration: 13 minutes.

      • 9 months ago
      • 313,764 views
      Superfast Instagram Q+A time! Thank you all who submitted questions, for consideration in the next Q+A, follow me on instagram at @its_adamneely.

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      ⦿ Adam Neely T-shirts! ⦿
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    • Why "Single Ladies" is so cool | Q+A - Duration: 13 minutes.

      • 10 months ago
      • 459,254 views
      Also, can guitar hero make you a better player, and why do you pronounce the word “leg” so strangely?

      Many thanks to Language Pepe, rogue cherokee, Carl Enquist, Denny Crane, Ryan Martin, marscras...
    • Should You Learn to Read Sheet Music? | Q+A - Duration: 15 minutes.

      • 11 months ago
      • 383,642 views
      Also, what is Harmony of the Spheres/Musica Universalis? What is your opinion on music critics? And many more awesome and interesting questions about music!

      insaneintherainmusic's EWI video:
      https...
    • What Would a "Triple" Time Signature Be? | Q+A #56 - Duration: 10 minutes.

      • 1 year ago
      • 245,353 views
      Also, thoughts on Talent vs. Skill in music, and cultural appropriation in music and why it's not really a bad thing.

      Many thanks to Lewis Aitcheson, Zach F., Andrea Caputo, cecelilyklaine, Jesse,...
    • I watch this music Q+A video on a train | Q+A #55 - Duration: 10 minutes.

      • 1 year ago
      • 84,653 views
      I'm a fan of the Yule Log, and other Slow TV things, so I did I guess like...an homage to that? I watch a video to its completion while riding the 4 train.

      Have a great holiday, y'all!

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    • "Correct" Music Analysis.... | Q+A #54 - Duration: 10 minutes.

      • 1 year ago
      • 165,664 views
      Also, what is "tinnitus relative pitch," and should you be thinking of the names of notes are you're playing?

      Many thanks to AliceCDE, PatientMental, TheBradleyClarke, Disney Jazzcore, Alex Hrista...
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  • Gig Vlogs Play all

    Being a freelancer means I get to play a lot of different gigs in many different situations. Come and check out some of the stuff I do being a professional NYC-based musician.
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  • Practice Live Streams

    Sometimes I practice for live streams.
    • 5-hour major scale practice routine - Duration: 4 hours.

      • Streamed 2 years ago
      • 555,911 views
      I streamed for 5 hours straight and went through this practice routine.

      MAJOR SCALE 12 keys, 2 8ves

      INTERVALS (ALL 12 KEYS)

      3rds
      Ascending, descending, alternating up/down, alternating down/up
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