Christmas Microtonal Lo-Fi Hip Hop

From Adam Neely. What does Christmas music sound like when it’s microtonal? And when a lo-fi beat is put behind it? Let’s find out! Playing some 24TET and 19TET and 17TET Christmas tunes. 0:11 Christmas Time is Here (in 24-tone equal temperament) 2:26 Jingle Bells (in 19-tone equal temperament) 5:50 God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen…

My Band’s First Tour

From Adam Neely. My band Sungazer and Shubh Saran’s band toured together as part of #shubhgazer2019 across the east and southern US in November of 2019. Here us is the vlog thing we put together. SHUBHGAZER POSITIVITY TOUR 2019 Check out a live video of Shubh’s band at Charlie’s in Norfolk (and more BTS footage)…

What key is Sweet Home Alabama in?

From Adam Neely. It’s in D. Thanks for watching! Actually, it might be a bit more complicated than that. It, along with many other songs in Rock and Pop music, uses a chord loop vamp as its harmonic scheme, and because of that, it might show something that ethnomusicologist Peter Manuel calls "Dual Tonicity." So…it’s…

I played 10 gigs in 1 weekend

From Adam Neely. I played a lot at the 2019 Cork Guinness Jazz Festival. Like…a lot. Way too much. It probably wasn’t healthy. The Clubs Bandleader/vocals/other stuff – Ian Kirkman Background Vox – Malaya Sol Guitar – Curtis Brewer Trombone – Kevmo (Kevin Moehringer) Saxophone – Jim Piela Drums – Josh Bailey The Cranes Keys,…

How to make Microtonal Lo-Fi Hip Hop

From Adam Neely. Click here http://harrys.com/adamneely to get your Starter Set from Harry’s for just $3, and you too can be as smooth as these smooth microtonal chord progressions. DOWNLOAD THE TWO TRACKS HERE 4 free… https://adamneelymusic.bandcamp.com/album/two-microtonal-lo-fi-jams Some killing equipentatonic music from Ghana… https://youtu.be/JdLCHxsdgcw …and some more equipentatonic music from Uganda (SICK)… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h8HsXKZFPlc TUN files…

What are Slash Chords? | Q+A

From Adam Neely. Also, can you play an 8/5 time signature, and how do you use the whole tone scale? 0:18 Is the lick a dead meme? 0:31 How can I apply Whole Tone scales to my playing? 1:42 What’s the next big thing in music? 2:03 What do (note) over (note) chords mean? 4:43…

Demystifying Songwriting with Ben Levin

From Adam Neely. Let’s demystify songwriting! Guitarist/YouTuber/Animator Ben Levin and I wrote a song, and we documented the whole process through the initial sketch to the demo to the final live recording. CHECK OUT THE FULL PERFORMANCE https://youtu.be/OgSESWL8H2I (spotify link) https://open.spotify.com/track/6Cy5WRJqNfwlRT7SDMQBlq?si=m_zWeATbTzS7CiLeAj_79w BEN LEVIN’S CHANNEL https://www.youtube.com/user/nimajqeb The beautiful band… Jessica Kion – Vocals, Bass Ben Levin…