1/19/2018 0 Comments
Hey Everybody! How’s it going? Hope you all are awesomely well! I’ve got more BRAND SPANKING NEW MUSIC FOR YOU ALL TODAY! My latest original instrumental composition piece is inspired by Ronda Rousey and the rumour that she will soon be or has signed with the WWE. This original piece, entitled “Go Time”, is something that I think she could use as a theme for when or if she debuts. So, with the explanation out of the way, let’s get into how I put this composition together!
First, I wanted this composition to sound different than any of my other works. I wanted this to have a more “RAW”, pun intended sound and feel. I began the writing, creating, construction, and producing process with the “Hard Rock” guitar patch from “GarageBand”. I lowered it an octave and played what I like to call a bouncy hard rock bop. The pattern is mainly eighth notes going up and down the C Major scale. I’d put this “Hard Rock” guitar part right up there with my most favourite parts of any composition I have ever put together.
I next wrote and performed the bass line using the “Liverpool” patch. I pitched it an octave or 2 lower than the guitar, just so it would act as something subtle. You know the bass is there, but it’s not as pronounced and as loud. It is a mixture of quarter notes, eighth notes, half notes, and whole notes running along the C scale. I think it adds to the ambiance of the “Hard Rock” guitar and gives it some oomph, at least that’s what I think.
Onto the final instrumental part, aside from the drum kit in this brand new composition, the “Quantum Keys” patch from the “Synth Classics” bank within “GarageBand”. With the “Quantum Keys” pattern, I pitched down the octave 1 or 2 levels, to the point where it was on the same level as the “Hard Rock” guitar. The pattern I wrote and performed on the “Quantum Keys” patch consists of quarter notes, eighth notes, whole notes, and half notes. From there, onto the drums I went.
This composition and its drum kit is and was something different. I wanted a different sounding piece and production, as I stated earlier. So, this is one of those VERY RARE times where I did not use a clap within the drum kit. I began the construction of the drum kit with the snare drum from the “Classic Drum Machine” kit from “GarageBand”. It is a pattern full of eighth notes, sixteenth notes, sixteenth note triplets in a sort of marching type pattern over a 4 bar loop. Next, I used one of the two snare drum from the “Electronic Pop” drum kit. It is a very simple quarter note, eighth note pattern. I used the “Electronic Pop” snare drum, just to add a bit of a kick to the drum kit and composition overall. The next and last piece to the drum kit and composition was the kick drum from the “Modern 909” kit, where I wrote and performed an eighth note pattern that’s on every beat of every bar, to make the drum kit sound more pronounced and full, and that’s the story of how my latest composition, “Go Time” was created, written, performed, produced, and is inspired by the rumour that Ronda Rousey is close to or has signed with WWE. This composition, like I said at the top of the post, perhaps something of a theme that she might use when and if she debuts.
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Hi there! My name is Leigh Dickey. I am an Entertainer, Host, Speaker, Voice Over Artist, and Producer who has been delighting audiences since 1995. I have extensive experience in both the radio and television industries, as well. Welcome to my blog. Here you will find personal stories from my life, my career, and pretty much anything that comes across my mind. Thanks for stopping by.