Damn, Planetguy - is this "add tracks to my music ideas" or a true multi-person collaboration?!
well, most of those trks are drums and a rhythm gtr, or drums and a bassline....three of them are just a strummed (or plucked) acoustic gtr. that seems pretty bare bones to me and leaves plenty of room for "collaborating" with room to add a melody, solo(s), lyrics, vcls, keys, drums. perc....you name it.
not sure how to "pull it back" any further than that. as for "add tracks to my music ideas" that's what we're all gonna do, no? if i add a track to gtzips "pools" or add trks to one of your ideas that's exactly how it'll work...unless we're just doing arrangements of cover tunes. (no interest there).
I was at band practice last night, so only checked the dropbox this morning. You put a ton of different things up there - but they're all MP3! Let's try to keep everything shared in WAV format for best quality.
yeah, mp3. my bad. if you (or any other participants) truly feel the sound quality is that bad and unusable i'll repost as wav. files
I think we need more of a plan in order to do this correctly.
One: type/style of song
Two: structure (for example, if instrumental - intro/verse/bridge/verse bridge/outro)
well, i tried to list the style in the song title but you're limited w amt of characters you can use.
we might start another thread just for posted songs w more detailed structure outlines if there's interest. before typing out a detailed chord chart and form (which i'd hoped might not always be necessary...as we all good ears to discern key and form) i'd wanna know/hear from someone "hey, pg i wanna work on your tune 'Iguana' and need help w the chords".
We need to start with a basic scratch track - this can be drum beat or click + basic rhythm guitar or basic bass - but it won't be kept in the final mix, only used as a guide.
well, that's ONE way to do it. and one that'd work and i'm down with but i'd hate to limit ourselves saying "this is how we're doing it". i'd want to see us have a few options (as in someone putting up a "canvas" that does have more than just a scratch rhythm gtr part or whatever. i mean if you make something down that's a little more developed...there's STILL plenty of room for collab and contributions from others.
Planetguy, you've got some great ideas down, but some (I only listened to a couple) are 3/4 complete already, they just need another instrument or two to be done.
thanks. i dunno mike ,i think there's plenty of room for vcls, melody, soloing, keys, a second rhythm gtr part....really anything. hell, there's three trks that are merely solo acoustic gtr!
the tune "My Life Among The Iguana" i put up in two versions....one w bass hard left and drums panned hard right. because the change to the BbMaj7add#11 might be unclear getting the info from just the bass line..i put up a second version w a scratch rhythm gtr part panned hard rt along w the scratch drums that i'd thought would just be there as a guide..to be lost later when real drums were later added.
On the other hand, if anyone wants to take any of these and start adding stuff, go ahead, but let me know so that I can download and save the existing tracks, and make sure you change the file name when you upload it so that everyone knows it's 'take 2 by Harry lead guitar 11-12-12' (for example).