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Making Music with Polyrhythms

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    Tutorial 1

    Introduction

    2:13

    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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    Tutorial 2

    Making Music with Polyrhythms (Lesson)

    22:20

    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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    Tutorial 3

    Experimenting with Technical Ideas

    0:34

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

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    Tutorial 4

    Playing in 5/4 by Ear

    2:04

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

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    Tutorial 5

    Global Time Signature vs. Clip Time Signature

    4:32

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

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    Tutorial 6

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

    7:27

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

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    Tutorial 7

    Manually Changing the Click to the Recording Time Signature

    3:40

    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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    Tutorial 8

    Letting a Specific Element Guide the Others

    9:44

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

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    Tutorial 9

    Adding Drums to the Ideas for a Reference

    6:47

    Josh adds some drums to a few examples.

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    Tutorial 10

    Webinar Outro

    0:49

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

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.

Rafael
Submitted 8 months 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 9 months 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 9 months 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 10 months 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