Go West in minor key

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Go West in minor key

#1 Post by le petit corbusier » Wed 15 Jan 2014, 12:30 pm



Wasn't sure if this deserved a whole new thread. Anyway, nice experiment. https://www.facebook.com/majorversusminor
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#2 Post by Spittingcat » Wed 15 Jan 2014, 1:52 pm

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#3 Post by speee » Wed 15 Jan 2014, 1:53 pm

pure genius! still a good song by the way

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#4 Post by Very » Wed 15 Jan 2014, 6:17 pm

minor keys give songs a special flavour!
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#5 Post by Hmmm » Wed 15 Jan 2014, 6:49 pm

Oh dear how sad
They make a little go along way.. very Minimal but Fundamental.

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#6 Post by BugBoy » Wed 15 Jan 2014, 6:55 pm

Not sure I see the point, sounds like it was recorded of a cheap radio in the bathroom?
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#7 Post by BugBoy » Wed 15 Jan 2014, 6:56 pm

just my opinion obviously.....
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#8 Post by le petit corbusier » Thu 16 Jan 2014, 12:40 am

BugBoy wrote:Not sure I see the point, sounds like it was recorded of a cheap radio in the bathroom?

Well, it sounds a bit crappy, but the whole thing is about swaping from major to minor, or minor to major, just so we notice what a diffrence that makes. Same songs, from sweet to sad or menacing or vice versa. Just for the sake of it, for fun.



See? Now YMCA evoques (for me, anyway) dead prostitutes, junkies, fights. And still the same song.
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#9 Post by Patrick Bateman » Thu 16 Jan 2014, 12:41 am

Whatever happened to Victorin?

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#10 Post by boyjohn » Thu 16 Jan 2014, 6:11 am

A good song to try that with would be Misery by The Beatles. Major key happy musically with downbeat lyrics
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#11 Post by joe stalin » Thu 16 Jan 2014, 12:49 pm

I actually think this is genius. Adds an appropriate aching quality which given the subject matter adds a new dimension

I think always would sound heart breaking if it had the same treatment

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#12 Post by ZiggyPSB » Thu 16 Jan 2014, 12:56 pm

I would love to know how this could be done. It almost sounds like putting it into a computer program and simply hit the Minor (or Major) button and "Hey presto" you're done, but Google doesn't help really.
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#13 Post by le petit corbusier » Thu 16 Jan 2014, 1:34 pm

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