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by niick
November 3rd, 2018, 1:05 pm
Forum: Beginner's Q&A Forum
Topic: How much music theory is required?
Replies: 4
Views: 2079

How much music theory is required?

How much music theory does the average rock band know? I really like Nirvana, Blind Melon, and Stone Temple Pilots - that kind of music. How much music theory would I have to know to write my own music like that? Somebody told me that a lot of rock guitarists never learn music theory, is that true? ...
by niick
May 17th, 2015, 12:05 pm
Forum: Beginner's Q&A Forum
Topic: What is the process YOU go through when adding music to lyrics?
Replies: 4
Views: 2568

Re: What is the process YOU go through when adding music to lyrics?

Sometimes I find another song that has the same mood and appropriate the chords. I thought about that, but I couldn't think of any songs that were close enough to the mood of my lyrics. Lyrics have a natural rhythm of their own, so I'm a big fan of talking them back whilst walking - another natural...
by niick
May 15th, 2015, 12:13 pm
Forum: Beginner's Q&A Forum
Topic: What is the process YOU go through when adding music to lyrics?
Replies: 4
Views: 2568

What is the process YOU go through when adding music to lyrics?

I just wrote some song lyrics and I'm having trouble adding guitar to it. I've been able to add guitar music to a couple of other song lyrics, but with this song I don't hear any music playing in my head when I sing it. If only I could hear some music in my head with it, then I might be able to find...