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Old 30-11-2015, 10:58 PM   #12
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Re: What is repetitive in a good way?

I got a lot of stuff I like to listen to on occasion where little more than some effect modulation happens. I'm not always up to it, but sometimes it's right on point.

When I started out, one of the mistakes I made was to not repeat motifs long enough and it all sounded very disjointed. Now, when I have a groove I like, I keep it for at least 16 bars and then I may only add some variation in ear candy and keep it going. Freed from constraints of commercial viability I really have limited interest in being a crowd pleaser. As far as I can tell a lot of published music has little issue with repetition. And I don't care what's playing on the radio. It's mostly uninspiring, anyway. With a few exceptions.

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