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Two Bluestunes of Mine an a link to My Album.

Posted: Sat Oct 24, 2020 2:11 am
by pxm

A bit theoretical an´a bit personel presentation of this tune, dedicated to ma
beloved an´nowadays late Mother. :icon_whoknows:

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This 12 bar boogie starts with a C7 and the walkin´boogie
bassline R played in the Mixolydian scale. Backcykling an´a ii-V7 in
the end of the turnaround.
The 12 bar progression :bb:
is reharmonized by a theoretical technique called Modal Interchange, MI.
So it sounds a bit more serius and darker than a major blues, wich it is. I choosed
to play the lead in E Phrygian scale for getting a little sader bluesier touch. And it
fits/sounds better to the reharmonized boogie too. :guitarist:

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"Mother Sun, Father Earth & The Little Arjuna" :dance:

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Today I´m very, very shy. :nuts:

Another 12 bar blues, also reharmonized. :lefty:

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I´ll hope that U´ll like this two tunes of mine an´find the soundscape
nice an´among intersting guitar tracks.

Pls, let me know - leave a comment. :music1:

Here is a link to my album "Blues Society - Heavier Blues Theories" filled with
mastered quality tunes of blues. ... 0d3a919315

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This is my own painting of my black Fender, Jazzmaster. It describes how that guitar
sounded more than how it looked. :wave:

Re: I Wish U Back Alive (a flower to ma late hippie-samurai)

Posted: Sun Oct 25, 2020 2:03 pm
by 12bar
As always not an easy listen :big_smile: but it has a psychedelic touch. :peace:
Nice photo - could be from an Astrid Lindgren movie! Looks like a happy childhood. :thumbsup:

Re: Two Bluestunes of Mine an a link to My Album.

Posted: Sun Oct 25, 2020 8:42 pm
by VikingBlues
Modal interchange, and I don't pretend to know what it is, seems to be producing a more complex set of sounds and harmonies.
"I Wish You Back Alive" seems to be taking me back to the 70s and some of the music coming out of the progressive side of music in Germany. Pehaps too the Phrygian element helps to please my ears - Phrygian is my favourite church mode. :D

The "Brave Explorers" is less complex on the ear and more accessible, though still goes to unexpected places sometimes.

I think which one I prefer would depend on my mood and how relaxed I felt! :icon_whoknows:
The first one being best if I'm feeling strong and the second if I'm feeling stressed.

PS - Your Jazzmaster painting suggests that your painting is just as uniquely styled as your music! Sowing a sound in a painting