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Making Music with Polyrhythms

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    Josh Bess opens up the webinar with an explanation of the topics for the day, along with welcoming new and returning guests to the live-webinar event.

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    Making Music with Polyrhythms (Lesson)

    Josh Bess explains how to create music with the use of polyrhythms along with other techniques to add to your music creation and workflow.

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    Experimenting with Technical Ideas

    Josh answers a question from live-webinar attendees about creating new songs while experimenting with technical ideas.

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    Playing in 5/4 by Ear

    Josh answers a question regarding playing in 5/4 by ear without a click track.

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    Global Time Signature vs. Clip Time Signature

    Josh answers a question about the difference between the global time signature and the clip time signature.

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    Switching Between 4/4 Time & 5/5 Time in Ableton Live

    Josh answers an attendees question on automatically switching between 4/4 time and 5/5 time with Ableton Live.

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    Manually Changing the Click to the Recording Time Signature

    In this video, Josh answers a questions from live-webinar attendee about manually changing the click to the time signature you are recording.

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    Letting a Specific Element Guide the Others

    Josh answers a question about letting one specific element guide the other elements.

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    Adding Drums to the Ideas for a Reference

    Josh adds some drums to a few examples.

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    Webinar Outro

    Josh closes out the live webinar, and explains how to tune into the upcoming free live-webinar event.

Product Overview

In this course, Josh Bess explains how to create new musical ideas with the use of polyrhythmic rhythms. Although these ideas can sound mathematical at first, Josh demonstrates how to simplify them to incorporate new and useful techniques into your music creation process.

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Making Music with Polyrhythms is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 5 .
Rated 4.0 out of 5 by from Whatever you're into yerself... If you don't mind tutors holding cuddly toys using only Ableton and having their logo taking up half the screen, and if you haven't a clue about music theory then this is probably great. I leanrt more about me than I did about the subject matter which maybe wasn't a bad thing.
Date published: 2021-02-09
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Very Helpful Great A+++++
Date published: 2017-06-25
Rated 4.5 out of 5 by from Excellent ideas. Very cool ideas and immediately useful. Great stuff. A. W. Bullington
Date published: 2017-05-26
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from very helpful it gave me a strong technique to take my music to another level.
Date published: 2017-05-23
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Awesome! Never knew much about polyrhythms, now I do.
Date published: 2017-05-14
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