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Re: To those who make a living off of music

when you say question and answer, I automatically think harmonic such as a 
cadence or something haha. 
-----Original Message-----
Date: Friday, February 17, 2012 8:53:07 am
To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
From: "Per Boysen" <perboysen@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: To those who make a living off of music

On Fri, Feb 17, 2012 at 5:27 PM, k3zz21@gmail.com <k3zz21@gmail.com> wrote:
> I noticed Im much much more of the harmony type than ambient. However I 
> definitely want to get in to ambience too because i want to break my 
> mind free of harmonic jail haha. Its like when it comes to chord progs i 
> can think of melodies quite easily to fit with them but every time i 
> tried anything remotely ambient sounding i just feel like "what the heck 
> am i doing right now?" i have now idea what the principles of ambient 
> music are.

One could say that "there are no principles in ambient but a hell of a
lot of taste required". But that wouldn't be all true because there
really are principles in ambient. It's just that you really can get
away with making interesting ambient music even if not being aware of
the principles. Making harmonically complex music without knowing the
principles would not be possible, so there's a difference.

When you are playing the harmony style music, don't you sometimes get
hit by the though