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    Um... Musicians unite?

    Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Baywriter, Mar 16, 2011.

    Well, I quite enjoyed the thread here about our fellow writers that are also artists, so I thought I'd make one for those of us that are also musicians. If anyone has a video of themselves playing an instrument or singing, you should share your gift with the rest of us! I'll be making a video of myself singing and playing my keyboard later on, but for now, I'm posting a video of a string quartet that I composed myself. This was done on Finale, and it's called December Snow. Yes, there is a picture of me posing on a rock at the beginning. Ignore that. Lol. And there is a bit of a pause in the middle. The program did that, and I'm still attempting to fix it. Anyway, here you go!

    http://s76.photobucket.com/albums/j13/kikyophobia/?action=view&current=Movie_0008.flv
     
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    Not a musician yet I suppose, just learning how to strum so far. I play a pretty broken Give a Little Bit and Let it be, so I still have ways to go before I post any videos....but your vid is so wistful, I was taken away in thought. Very nice.
     
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    I'm a guitarist, singer, and songwriter and have been for over 35 years (hence my screen name here), but there's no way I'm going to post a video of me performing. Privacy issues and all that.
     
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    New here, and been playing guitar for about two years and writing poetry for about 6 months. So I guess if time is an indication of mastery, I should be on a music site posting about my writing hobby...
     
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    Nice piece. Wish I had a video of something of mine to post. Maybe if I get something up I will post it here.
     
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    I don't have any video of myself playing, but I play the viola and sing when the mood descends. I play a little piano, too, but nothing to brag about...

    Baywriter, that song is beautiful!
     
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    Take it to the streets, H, shred that viola for pennies a day, haha
     
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    In high school, my friends and I used to talk about doing that. We were going to go to Italy. It would have been good.
     
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    Nice composition, baywriter. That was very good.

    I've been singing for a while, but I only recently began playing the guitar. (About a year and a half) I also play sax.
    I've got tons of videos of me playing guitar and singing on my youtube channel. Most of them I've linked here via my blog. I think I've got 3-4 originals on there and then a bunch of covers of my favorite songs.
    My most recent thing has been playing my new electric and singing with my daughter "playing" her little acoustic I got her for Christmas. We played a couple Black Keys songs.
     
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    I'm studying my classical guitar, curently studying my grade 8, plan to teach it. ^^ I completed a coarse in music technology at A2 level as well, would give a link to some of my comps, but put dam wright protecton on my disk and can't rip them properly :(
    Here's a link to something small I recorded a while ago:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TNEQ0gAiNNQ
    It's not that great, can play it much better now, plus have a better guitar. ^^
     
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    ^ Very nice! I love love love love love classical guitar. To me, it's the most beautiful instrument. I could listen to it all day and be perfectly content.
     
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    And yet you have an electric guitar with your avatar... XD
    Thanks. ^^
     
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    I'm diggin the pink floyd haha

    I have a youtube channel, but some kid who thinks he's a poet went and disliked all my videos. I wouldn't mind, but I have to use that channel to promote my band... it's like pooping on my resume, ya know?

    anyways, here's a cover of KIDS: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KxPis7Gbjlg
     
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    Where's the vocals, punk? ;)

    Edit: ooh! Fell on Black Days and Mindriot!

    Hello, new friend.
     
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    I can sing and often do, but I don't have anything recorded. Used to sing in my ex-brother-in-laws band. Pretty fun. I also can play a little piano, and I used to play Sax and clarinet, though I doubt I could remember anything now. Kids do that to you....you have to pick your hobby:)
     
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    I play the drums, but I don't think there are any recordings of me and my band online. :p
     
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    Hiding from the world... haha.

    Dude, Soundgarden is so stinkin awesome. Matt Cameron's drumming was much better in Soundgarden than it is now in Pearl Jam...
     

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