Deepfake Text-to-Speech, but it’s a new form of jazz

From Adam Neely. We harmonized deepfake Jay-Z reading the Navy Seals copypasta, and learned a lot about rhythm! Get CuriosityStream AND Nebula for less than $15 per year (26% off!) https://curiositystream.com/adamneely The original Vocal Synthesis Jay-Z Navy Seals Copypasta https://youtu.be/MpEbfzztALM JKXCM – Bombs over Baghdad https://youtu.be/GI27z_eFlIA Thanks to Josh Bailey and Chris McCarthy for their…

So…bass solos kinda sound like cartoon whales | VIEWER CRITIQUES

From Adam Neely. How to get good at music viewer critiques! The first 1000 people who click this link will get 2 free months of Skillshare Premium! https://skl.sh/adamneely2 Many thanks to the people who submitted, you guys are amazing! (⌐■_■) ⦿ Adam Neely T-shirts! ⦿ https://teespring.com/stores/adam-neely-merchandise ⦿ SUPPORT ME ON PATREON ⦿ http://www.patreon.com/adamneely ⦿ FOLLOW…

The Girl From Ipanema is a far weirder song than you thought

From Adam Neely. Brazilian bossa nova isn’t elevator music, it’s actually really intensely complicated! Let’s find out why! Get CuriosityStream AND Nebula for less than $15 per year (26% off!) https://curiositystream.com/adamneely Sources: https://bit.ly/32moHOP Thanks to Martina da Silva for being the voice of the Girl from Ipanema! http://martinadasilvamusic.com/ 0:00 Introduction 2:42 A brief history of…

What are “Nested Tuplets?” | Q+A

From Adam Neely. The first 1000 people who click this link will get 2 free months of Skillshare Premium! https://skl.sh/adamneely Shawn Crowder’s sick video on tuplets! https://youtu.be/xv05y31U1p4 Shawn Crowder’s channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCiPApSjDJ_ShVUbCFZRzxQQ Brian Krock’s channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/briankrock (⌐■_■) ⦿ Adam Neely T-shirts! ⦿ https://teespring.com/stores/adam-neely-merchandise ⦿ SUPPORT ME ON PATREON ⦿ http://www.patreon.com/adamneely ⦿ FOLLOW ME ON THE INTERNETS…

The Worst Jazz Solo of All Time

From Adam Neely. This solo from 1956 is really, really bad. Let’s analyze it. Get started with your free MONTH trial of Curiosity Stream + Nebula here! https://curiositystream.com/adamneely Listen to the Jones Girl (alt take) – The Five Satins https://youtu.be/Pt76-vvCGWs "Flying Home" by Illinois Jacquet (1942) https://youtu.be/45sVjkW6d30 Illinois Jacquet obituary https://www.nytimes.com/2004/07/23/arts/illinois-jacquet-81-sax-playing-bandleader.html Red Prysock – Hand…

What’s in between Major and Minor chords? | Q+A

From Adam Neely. Also, how did you write a musical in 24 hours, do you like barbershop harmony, and what’s your favorite intro to the Wire? ⦿ Adam Neely T-shirts! ⦿ https://teespring.com/stores/adam-neely-merchandise ⦿ SUPPORT ME ON PATREON ⦿ http://www.patreon.com/adamneely ⦿ FOLLOW ME ON THE INTERNETS ⦿ http://www.facebook.com/adamneely http://www.instagram.com/its_adamneely ⦿ Check out some of my music…

Simplify! (how to get good at music)

From Adam Neely. Giving good faith critiques of viewer’s musicianship. How to get good at music! Follow me on instagram to find out when the next round of submissions will be @its_adamneely. Many thanks to the 700+ who submitted! If yours wasn’t selected, please submit again when the next round of submissions is announced. Victor…

Benedetti’s Puzzle (mathematically impossible music)

From Adam Neely. Italian mathematician Giovanni Battista Benedetti wrote several letter to the composer Cipriano de Rore, the contents of which contained several puzzles that demonstrate the issues of tuning music to pure intervals. “Comma Pump,” the the phenomenon that Benedetti describes. What is it? And why should we care?? Just Intonation in Renaissance Theory…

How to turn EMOJIS into music

From Adam Neely. Ben Levin and I sit down and try to make music out of emojis…to predictably wacky results. Emojis are ambiguous yet meaningful…just like music, so this was a fun experiment. Ben levin’s super cool YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLuHOqDilyLQT4NPXQuVN4Q (⌐■_■) ⦿ Adam Neely T-shirts! ⦿ https://teespring.com/stores/adam-neely-merchandise ⦿ SUPPORT ME ON PATREON ⦿ http://www.patreon.com/adamneely ⦿…

Are these 2 rhythms the same?

From Adam Neely. Yesn’t. And besides…what do we mean by "the same?" The original thread on twitter…. https://twitter.com/darkmusictheory/status/1232689934680678400 Dramatis Personae- Brian Plautz Shawn Crowder Shubh Saran Josh Bailey Jared Yee ⦿ Adam Neely T-shirts! ⦿ https://teespring.com/stores/adam-neely-merchandise ⦿ SUPPORT ME ON PATREON ⦿ http://www.patreon.com/adamneely ⦿ FOLLOW ME ON THE INTERNETS ⦿ http://www.facebook.com/adamneely http://www.instagram.com/its_adamneely ⦿ Check out…

What is Your Musical IQ?

From Adam Neely. I take a musical IQ test designed by a cognitive research team at Harvard! An IQ test that, perhaps not surprisingly, is quite Eurocentric in its conception of musical intelligence. Take the Musical IQ test yourself! https://www.themusiclab.org/quizzes/miq Cross-Cultural Studies of Musical Pitch Perception/ Curr. Biol., Sept. 19, 2019 (Vol. 29, Issue 19)…