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Music Writing Nerdfighters

This is for all those nerdfighters who write their own music be it classical, modern, indie or rock.

Members: 114
Latest Activity: Jan 24

Hello Hello!

This is just a group for all of those nerdfighters who love to write music. Get help with songs, lyrics or post your completed masterpieces!

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Pieces I am working/finished on... Thoughts?

Started by Jestin Cam Nov 27, 2013.

A Summer Stroll

Started by Andrew James Kronser Aug 1, 2013.

How 'bout sharing some of your work? 21 Replies

Started by Simen Pamplemousse Hus. Last reply by Robert Currie Nov 17, 2012.

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Comment by Jorgina Guerra Rivera on July 8, 2012 at 1:45pm

Hi! I make covers on youtube (and soon originals too) please give this video a "like" (if you like it) DFTBA

Comment by aj on May 30, 2012 at 2:14pm

hello, i wote a song and posted it on my channel. 

please check it out and tell me what you think!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2f1CTjvUFAQ&list=UUsSoyY4xc5nDjB...

Comment by Sara Michelle on April 17, 2012 at 9:57am

Hi everyone!

I've challenged myself to write an album this year. I've finally released a song on YouTube and I'd love it if you could check it out and let me know what you think.

Thanks so much you guys and DFTBA!

http://dft.ba/-2sCa

Comment by aj on April 14, 2012 at 12:46pm

hey guys i wrote a song about nerd pride and posted it on my youtube channel.

if you would check it out and tell me what you think that would be great http://www.youtube.com/user/ajsmusicmadness?feature=mhee

and if you like it please subscribe :)

Comment by Kate Morrison on December 28, 2011 at 8:54pm

Hey Guys, 

I just joined, and I wanted to let Nerdfighteria know of a cool opportunity. UJAM is hosting a competition to "rejam" with their technology, an anthem for Amnesty International, written by Hans Zimmer and Lorne Balfe. Then from the top ten voted on by the public Hans Zimmer and Pharrel Williams will choose the winner.

I've done one which you can go vote/like here http://www.ujam.com/songs/jyBTqZhvpJ34

But I thought if we used the power of nerdfighteria, the more of us there are in the top ten, the more likely a nerdfighter would get picked. And putting out an inspiring piece of music for Amnesty International would definitely decrease world suck no?

Anyways, just wanted to put it out there. I shall be lurking here more now that I've found you guys.

Turah! 

-Kate

Comment by Naroghin on October 23, 2011 at 2:50pm

That's idea.  

 

Personally, I would contend that it's not a dominant chord because there's nothing for it to be dominant of, but that's the whole point.  To him, he was just stacking up dissonances to create an agonizing tension that lets off with less tension, and here we are a couple hundred years later discussing whether it's an altered dominant or a tritone stack.  Pretty effective use of harmony, huh?

Comment by Paul Barton on October 17, 2011 at 10:43am
ok, so C, Gb, Bb, E ? I would consider that the same chord, but I'm a jazz musician...  So, Wagner is using an altered dominant chord that is usually used for creating tension before a resolution, but he doesn't resolve it, creating a state of permanent tension? cool.
Comment by Amanda Delaney on October 17, 2011 at 1:45am
I love intense theory discussions!
Comment by Naroghin on October 17, 2011 at 1:42am

Paul, what you spelled is two major thirds a diminished third apart, which was pretty functional before jazz (even used by bach).  The letters are the same, but the spacing is different; some believe any one chord at any permutation of octave dispersal is still the same chord, while others don't, which is one big reason it's still debated.  The biggest reason it's debated, though, is that it doesn't act within functional harmony. Simply put: without I, V just isn't V (especially altered dominant V).

Comment by Samantha Elsey on October 15, 2011 at 5:37pm
Hey you Guys, I just finished Paper Towns, and wrote this song based off of it. NO SPOILERS. tell me what you think. ...I REALLY WANT JOHN TO SEE IT! ok but I'll get over it if her doesn't. here it is. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ll7rNP-1BI
 

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