This week, I created a song using MIDI on Garage Band. Instead of importing sources of MIDI from the internet, I just referred to the green loops on Garage Band. The green loops are the signal for MIDI. I accessed the loops “70s Ballad Drums 1”, “80s Pop Beat 10”, “70s Ballad Piano 1”, “Classic… Continue reading Creating a MIDI Song
I made a beat this week via the app “Groove Pizza”. My beat could be found at https://www.soundtrap.com/studio/dDSA3Qq9SkGXv_HCznJ2_w/ I loved using Groove Pizza and playing around with the different possibilities. I like the visual of it. Going into making the beat, I did not know what to look for or the sound I was going… Continue reading Beatmaking with Pizza
I loved having the experience of creating my first loop song using soundtrap.com. It was a long and confusing process, but I take pride in being able to say that I created something, even if my first song is not so great quality wise. Playing with the loops and finding certain ones that sounded good… Continue reading Making a Loop Song
I will be analyzing the song structure of one of my favorite Mayday Parade songs called “Oh Well, Oh Well”. The song could be found at- The song opens with lyrics, there is no musical intro; but the whole first verse qualifies as an intro because it is much slower than the rest of the… Continue reading Analyzing a Song Structure
As of right now, my favorite song is called “Warriors” by Imagine Dragons. This song could be found at: I love the layering of instruments and vocals. The background vocals and the violins make it sound haunting. The guitar and the drums build the song up and grab the attention of anyone listening. Also, I… Continue reading Favorite and Least Favorite Songs
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