Archive forOctober, 2018

Week 7 of Passion Project

I needed to talk to a music “expert” this week so I went to Mr. Long. I had a conversation with him and here are the main questions I asked him. What is your process for writing music? He answered instinctually to start with a bassline, then build chord progressions from there. Upon further discussion, […]

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Week 6 of Passion Project

This week somewhat productive yet not as productive as I wished it was. I had a sort of new found understanding that music is “good” or “catchy mainly because of repetition. When a listener hears a song, they rarely walk away with your lyrics or “Central Message”. The listener usually remembers the tune. This got […]

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Week 5 of Passion Project

In this week I mainly tried just singing and experimenting on my guitar. I wasn’t able to come up with any ideas I was satisfied with but I am definitely getting a better grasp on songwriting. I searched up some tips and tutorials on lyrics and songwriting. I also found interesting videos where songwriters try […]

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First Three Weeks of Band

The first few weeks of Band was not too stressful. While it was cool to meet new people from 9th grade, it was also some what annoying to work with irritating freshmen. I was always prepared during these few weeks, I never forgot to bring music, instrument, and a pencil. I also have been able […]

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