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Making Music with Polyrhythms

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    Introduction (2:13)


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    Making Music with Polyrhythms (Lesson) (22:20)


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    Experimenting with Technical Ideas (0:34)


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    Playing in 5/4 by Ear (2:04)


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    Global Time Signature vs. Clip Time Signature (4:32)


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    Switching Between 4/4 Time & 5/5 Time in Ableton Live (7:27)


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    Manually Changing the Click to the Recording Time Signature (3:40)


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    Letting a Specific Element Guide the Others (9:44)


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    Adding Drums to the Ideas for a Reference (6:47)


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    Webinar Outro (0:49)


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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Rafael
Submitted 1 year ago

Very Helpful

Great A+++++

I am a: Semi-Pro, Musician, Producer, Beat Maker, Sound Designer, Ableton Live, Cakewalk Sonar, Studio One

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A. W. Bullington
Submitted 1 year ago

Excellent ideas.

Very cool ideas and immediately useful. Great stuff. A. W. Bullington

I am a: Professional, Musician, Sound for Film/TV, Ableton Live, Cubase

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No3mansland
Submitted 1 year ago

very helpful

it gave me a strong technique to take my music to another level.

I am a: Beginner, Student, Hobbyist, Musician, Producer, Ableton Live

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LostinSound
Submitted 1 year ago

Awesome!

Never knew much about polyrhythms, now I do.

I am a: Beginner, Hobbyist

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JOSH BESS is a percussionist, electronic performing artist, and Ableton Certified Trainer. Performing with multiple artists and employing a wide variety of styles, he is experienced in jazz, funk, Latin, pop, rock, and more. In addition to performing, Bess developed an interest in music production and went on to earn his college degree in audio engineering and jazz commercial performance. He has fused his knowledge and his ear for audio production with his percussive background to develop an efficient and creative electronic workflow—a combination that he regularly puts to work in his compositions and live performances. For more information, visit www.joshbess.net.

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Making Music with Polyrhythms is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 4.
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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