We should be able to put snow layers on top of note blocks to change the octave.
Putting a single layer on top of the block would decrease the pitch all the way down to the lowest octave. Each additional layer jumps to the next octave.
I think this would be an interesting method of implementing note block octave changes, while still keeping that vanilla feel of using various materials to change your notes.
I am literally so stupid. Of course I know there’s 12 notes in an octave, I just never thought about it as I pitched my samples up and down for different sections of the beat. I’ve been just doing it for so long. This whole time I’ve been pitching my melodies 2/3 of the way.
I am such a dumbass.
Ok I know it’s not a big deal and people practice E major scales upto 3 octaves all the time but today was the first time I did it and heard all the notes separately. My tone was a bit off on the higher positions(contact point issues) but the best part was that my hand was 100% relaxed. It felt like I could shift all over the fingerboard smoothly. I’m gonna run with this feeling and practice a bunch of scales.
I've been playing the piano for 2 years now and can't reach an octave because of my genetically inferior hand size (makes me cry). My solution is to play one note or a dyad but never sounds as good as playing the octave. Curious what others do or if others have the same problem as me.
I never really ever tried this, and i did it. It took 15 minutes of me doing "TE TE TE TE TE TE TE and DO DO DO DO DO DO DO " trying to do the semitone between B and C.
After i did it, I hit the C 2 octaves up and sang a random note in falsetto and i felt the harmony... I had the C without practicing. Its like going from hitting 1 finger on your piano to playing with 2 fingers, and then 3 to make your first chord!
I obviously haven't been able to do the 2 octave C again, without hitting it 20 times, because i was JUST finished practicing when I did it, but im gonna try and do this every day when i practice piano.
Im sorry, this isn't a very high bar I know, but im super proud of myself.
Need to purge this stuff ASAP. Gonna sell it all this week if I can’t make trades.
Pretty picky on things I want: Fuzz Factory (vertical would be a big plus), Dirt Transmitter, Algal Bloom, Broadcast, Benson Preamp, Wampler Euphoria, Shoe Pixel, Drum Throne (hydraulic is a plus)
The Toronado is a great guitar - I have two of them and I need the dough. It has 12s on it but I have a pack of 10s if you want me to put them on.
I am a composer for piano and i tried to compose for violin and for my piece i have many octaves. Are those many 8th and 16th note octaves hard to perform?
I play mandolin and I'm looking to play the octave, but I'd like to get an electric. I can't really seem to find options online, though. Does anyone know if there's a site or place I might be able to pick one up? Additionally, I play left-handed, which makes it even more unlikely.
My other options are to pick up the mandola, although that means learning alto clef and rewiring my brain to remember that certain mandolin chord positions are now other chords, or mandocello (I already know bass clef, but mandocello is pretty low and I don't know how practical it would be? But that's also a contending option).
What would you advise? Should I search for an octave mandolin or is it rewarding to play mandocello? Hope this is an ok place for this :)
Why is that you favorite for bass? What do you like about it? I currently have the Pitchfork. It has several options for different intervals like 5th but I’ve found I only want to use and octave up to help fatten up the band sound, especially when the guitarist is soloing it kinda fills in the frequencies of a rhythm guitarist. I see a lot of people with the Sub n Up so I was thinking of trying it.
Relative pedal newbie here, with a weird experience and a related question. Yesterday I got my first octave fuzz (Joyo Voodoo Octave). Great timing, as my bandmates were coming over to jam later. Plugged it in, played a bit, enjoyed it, with nothing strange happening besides the intentional strangeness of octave fuzz. Later, while playing with the band, I turned it on again... and music started playing through my amp, as if I were picking up a radio signal. Only happened when both the fuzz and octave footswitches were pressed, and the signal didn't go away when the knobs were turned. I've never even heard of somerhing like this happening, so does anyone know what part of the circuit was acting as an antenna there (I assume thats what was happening). It was really strange but fascinating.
I’m looking for some experienced opinions on octave pedals. I’m looking to add a (-1) and (-2) octave while playing chords.
I currently have an old danelectro chili dog pedal that does the job when it’s only a single note run, but it takes a dump the second another string rings out.
So I’m looking for opinions on the best tracking policy octave pedal that goes 2 octaves down.
Also on a side note, does anybody have any experience running a duel signal pedalboard while running an octave down into a bass amp?
And no, I don't just mean turning the direct/dry knob all the way down in order to replicate a lower tuning.
I'm talking about using a sub-octave pedal on let's say your average 4 string bass tuned E to G while both the dry and wet (octave lower) signal is audible in a metal band in order to get a fatter tone out of their bass.
Has anyone tried this in that sort of setting? If not, why not?
I try to do some octaves and sometimes i stretch too big or too small and my hand hurts when i do a few octaves any help
Question in title. Is the SF300 an octave fuzz?
I've seen the JHS video, but I'm not too sure about it. When I've played with it, I can't really hear it.
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Just recently discovered a new octave fingering which seems even superior to continuous 1-5, it's 1-4 1-5, 1-4 1-5, this prevents your hands from locking up and your fingers from tiring out, I just tried this on a few Liszt passages and it made octave playing faster and more effortless!
Hello, I'm training my ears, but to me, perfect octaves sound like very different notes. Example, playing C3 and C4 one after the other, back and forth, to me, they don't seem to share any similarities at all, not until I play them both together, then I can see they blending.
Any help on this matter? Like, is there something I should be "looking for"/expect to hear when the note is being pressed, when comparing notes? Seems like I can only differentiate what is higher or lower...
I know the bass vi doesn’t sound like a traditional bass. I’ve been playing guitar with my whammy pedal (octave down) recently. It sounds very similar to recordings of a bass vi.
Has anyone done a hands on comparison? What did you think?
I keep seeing posts on here where people casually mention that they sing from like A2-C5 or like "yeah I can hit G2 all the way to D5 but after that, it gets a little strained." like WHAT? I'm over here struggling to hit notes lower than C3 and higher than A4. I've only been singing for about 6 months but I feel like maybe I'm just not cut out for this possibly? Or maybe it will come with time? Idk, I'm just ranting a little bit haha. Anyway, this post is not to doubt anyone or supposed to be negative to anyone, I'm just in awe of you guys.
Edit: First off! Woah, a lot of people had things to say about this and I think that's really cool. Thank you for all the encouragement and advice!
Second: I just kinda want to clarify my range here. Basically my C3-A4 is just my notes that I can pretty standardly hit if I'm rested and such (not including falsetto). I would say that C3-B4 is probably my range if I needed it to be, say like the end of "Waving Through a Window" or "Goodbye" from C... keep reading on reddit ➡
On my NEW relatively cheap sax, the octave key is pretty far away. I can barely reach it and often my thumb will slip off when I am playing fast passages. Any suggestions? I was thinking of trying to put a mouthpiece patch on it. (On my old Buescher it was great. Right above the thumb rest. No problem!)
Any former guitar players out there that now also partake in the darker notes? I am mainly trying to lay bass lines behind my guitar tracks. I have played guitar for many years and I can pick a bass up and play a lot right out of the gate but a lot of odd chords and such dont translate too well. Any tips at all are appreciated. Thanks all and rock on ....
First off let me say that this is just interesting to me and I am not claiming that I have made a brilliant new system or that this is “better” than 19tet. Just that some of you might find a use for what I’m going to show you.
I did not set out to make a 19 tone tuning system but I ended up finding one that is very close to 19tet.
19tet has a semitone distance of 63.15789474 cents stacked 19 times for an octave of 1200 cents
My version has a semitone distance of 63.3342858 for an “octave” of 1203.35143 cents
So by now you’re probably thinking whats the point in making this incredibly pedantic distinction. Well first let me tell you how I arrived at that number before i show some of the interesting qualities that i have noticed from this tiny difference.
My idea was to stack perfect fifths until u get a note that is arguably the same as the fundamental (12 fifths approximates the 128th overtone) and use a logarithm that preserved that difference instead of preserving each octave... keep reading on reddit ➡
Hello I am a baritone that's try to sing higher notes. I've been practicing seriously for about 2 months now. My highest mixed note is somewhere around Bb4-C5. I have no formal vocal training. My goal is a belted D5. Is it possible?
Here are some examples of belts
Lewis Capaldi- Someone you loved (B4) https://voca.ro/5Iyae5KnNC5
Sam Cooke- Change gone come (Bb4) https://voca.ro/9jiqbeQQ3yb
Michael Jackson- Billie jean (pre chorus) (A4-B4)https://voca.ro/8qZY0HLkjRy
And here is something that is easy for me to sing for reference https://voca.ro/UQP0kgc8QhL
Any tips on technique to sing high notes with greater ease will be helpful.
Any good drive/dist/fuzz that could work well with an octave down pedal?
Recently I’ve noticed that my E natural when played will play as an octave, sounding both the regular mid E and the lower E even with the octave key pressed. My teacher has given me resources and taught me how to adjust my screws, and I’ve done the appropriate adjustments to no avail. I have checked for possible cracks, and none are present. To add, my F natural, F#, Eb, AND D natural around it all sound perfectly fine. What should I do to possibly fix this?
I have only been playing a week but have been having difficulty producing clear notes when using the octave key. My embouchure is of course far from perfect but I can produce nice clear tones from low Bb up to middle C#. But as soon as I use the octave key, all the notes are raspy and muffled (from middle D upwards). I can't see any issues with the octave key pads on the neck or on the body (although I am new to the instrument). They seem to me to be responsive and clear the respective holes. There also doesn't seem to be a difference whether the G key is pressed or not (e.g. high C is just as muffled as middle E). Every note with the octave key is weak and wobbly. I'm willing to put it down to poor embouchure but I don't understand why my middle C# is fine but middle D is muffled. Surely if it was embouchure, a semitone isn't going make a huge difference. Any suggestions appreciated.
I've seen some people go to around second position for that note and I was wondering if there was an alternate position.
C# in one octave does nothing, but in all other octaves it's fine, so it's clearly not the keyboard.
Is there some kind of master synth engine that could have gotten messed up?
Happens on new projects too. Even happens on the pads (Akai MK mini) if they are set to this C#.
Help me if you can, this is a head scratcher for me.
As a percussionist who doesn’t take private percussion lessons and self-teaches using school percussion instruments, quarantine sucks a lot. However, once schools reopen, I shall attempt to play Caprice 24 with four mallets on a five-octave. Super bad idea to make it the first thing I try to learn after months of no practice, but oh well. Hoping to see some more marimba linglings on the sub
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I have the Python solutions/assignments from Andrew Ng’a ML class, but I also noticed he has several videos within his class that concern how to use Octave to manipulate data and do operations. Are there any python-based alternatives/replacements for these videos?
Thanks for the help!
Hi, apologies if this a stupid question, I'm re-learning music theory after a very long time. I'm learning a specific song where the melody involves playing octaves (if I'm using the term correctly - playing the same note an octave apart simultaneously). The sheet music I'm using shows both notes, and since the lower note is already just above the grand staff, it adds about 4 ledger lines. My question is whether this is is the only/most efficient way to depict playing octaves in this case? I've come across the 8va line, but that seems to say 'play notes as written an octave higher', so is there a shorthand way of saying 'play both the written note and the same note an octave higher'? Thanks!
Hey guys! Anybody living at Octave apartments currently or previously that has any pictures of the rooms? There's like zero pictures of the actual rooms themselves on their website and google. If anybody could help out, thank you! I just hope I don't get scammed since I'm leased for next year