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  1. Benner
    10-08-2015 10:01 PM
    Ah, I'm older than I look, been out of college for a while now (29 years old)

    I majored in music for one semester then switched because theory/ear training/keyboarding are not up my alley. I played in my college's top music ensembles all four years, though. Now I just play for fun.

    In college I played high (1st) but right now I'm playing low (4th) to help flesh out the section. Plus playing low is kind of fun after not doing it for a while.
  2. Ambra
    10-05-2015 06:49 PM
    Ambra commented on A Sexless Marriage
    Lol, yeah. I guess in a way it was very Anna Karenina.
  3. Fuji
  4. Artio
    03-13-2014 09:20 AM
    Artio commented on Member Pictures: Volume 21
  5. Bronze
    12-19-2012 02:25 PM
    How far did you get? Personally I believe the "melody trigger" approach has been the most effective so far.

    I have never met anyone myself who developed perfect pitch as an adult, all the musicians I know that has it has had it for as long as they can remember. I love the challenge of it, and I suspect I will keep going for a few more years. I'll let you know if I ever get there!
  6. Bronze
    12-18-2012 07:17 PM
    It's a slow process, but it's definitely going in the right direction. I have been having quite a bit of success with identifying single notes/tones, for instance I took a wineglass out of the cupboard last night, hit it with my finger and immediately identified it as a C. (checked it just to be sure, it was pretty much dead on). Elevator alarms, oven fans, ring tones etc., I'm also getting pretty good at.

    Sometimes I'm also able to determine the key of a piece by ear, or a single note will stand out in a recording or live setting. Some notes are easier to identify than others as this point. A, G, C and Bb seem to stand out more so far.

    Having said that, the ability is not consistent yet. I can't instantly define any tone/key signature whenever I hear it. It's a very subtle thing, and needs a lot of refinement. That's okay, I'm not in a hurry really. The progress I have had so far has been way better than I expected when I started this project. And realizing that the twelve notes all have their unique characteristics is a pretty cool experience.

    I have to run now, but I'll get back to you tomorrow if you have any more questions.
    You are a musician I assume?

  7. Zsych
    06-24-2012 07:13 PM
    Zsych commented on How often do you spend nights "out"?
    you could join clubs that interest you.
  8. ModernLit
    02-04-2012 01:37 AM
    i was thinking of you and music today!
    cool knife live video here:
    cool cover of that song here:
    cute video for "don't save us from the flames" by M83:
  9. kari
    01-21-2012 08:31 PM
    yeah thats exactly what i want to avoid, nevermind that i dont even have the model of bassoon i would need to get to make it professionally yet, and those run somewhere around/over $30,000
  10. kari
    01-21-2012 08:21 PM
    actually im only applying to places with assistantship openings. even if i get accepted to the university but dont get the assistantship, i wont be going. i already have student loans to pay off after my undergrad and dont want to manage any more...
  11. Cooper
    01-11-2012 09:02 PM
    I am not a fan of hot air, nor do I own a pair of chest waders.....
  12. ModernLit
    01-08-2012 08:36 PM
    ooo, love the knife. so good. yes, i've heard of goldfrapp. will check out the other one you mentioned!
  13. ModernLit
    01-03-2012 06:37 PM
    Music ... The Knife, Rokysopp, Twin Sister, Bat for Lashes, Yeasayer, Naked and Famous, Bear Hands, Bear in Heaven, Still Life Still, and Halloween Alaska. + a lot more :D
  14. momorawr
    11-25-2011 04:56 PM
    Go team venture! Also, identifying venture bros reference. +75
  15. enfp_female
    10-06-2011 09:14 PM
    Thank you!
  16. kari
    09-10-2011 05:54 PM
    please definitely interested in hearing anything regarding that that could be useful...lord knows i need all the help i can get! haha
  17. kari
    09-10-2011 05:06 PM
    well for other people maybe haha...i mean im friendly with the people i sit next to in orchestra, but ive never once hung out with any of them outside of it. its that step between being friendly and making friends that everyone else seems to excel at which has me completely confused.
  18. creativestrike
    09-09-2011 11:51 PM
    Haha, yeah I am pretty proud of my understanding of what a penis wants. ^_^
  19. stasis
    09-04-2011 02:44 PM
    I don't typically use the radio at because my tastes are too obscure to be thoroughly carried. Księżyc does not stream there, for example. If you submit enough of your listening habits to the site, though, its musical neighbour feature becomes very useful as a list of likely hits even without the stream.
  20. stasis
    09-03-2011 08:31 PM
    I discovered Księżyc through A Polish user there had a musical profile that strongly overlapped my own, and this was a group he'd rated highly but which I hadn't yet heard.

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