This was a songwriting/music production challenge from my new FB group for songwriting/production/theory/ear-training discussion. I broke some of the rules of the challenge but liked it enough to finish and share it with an abstract image I made on my phone. Enjoy.
" I started this off using the first section of Radiohead's "Glass Eyes." I reversed and mangled the section before the verse. I then really tried to bury it in the background and create something else with its own distinct mood. You can listen for it in the left channel if you know the track.
Other instruments: Arturia Minimoog Model D, three different patches.
I may keep this one and turn it into something else."
The original post:
"What Are You Working On Wednesday:
Two weeks ago, we tried out a songwriting challenge created by Denis Lima de Oliveira. It was fun, and I'm hopeful more of us can participate this time around.
The challenge this time is more production-oriented: to choose a song you are enjoying right now, and steal something directly from it, but to do something new with what you steal. It must be re-contextualized.
For example, you can steal: a sample, a lyric, a fragment of a vocal melody, a breakbeat, a synth stab, a progression (a pair of chords in succession, no more than two).
-1 minute or less -between 80-130 BPM -cite what you stole (i.e., "I stole this guitar riff from David Bazan's "Hard To Be.") in your post. -must finish by and post on Wednesday the 10th of July."
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