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Old 07-29-2015, 10:15 PM   #1
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What is your favorite key that you always like to put your songs in when you produce music? (ex: C major, D major, C minor)

For me, my favorite key is G minor which is a relevant key to B-flat major. I ALWAYS use it.

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Old 07-29-2015, 11:06 PM   #2
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What is your favorite key that you always like to put your songs in when you produce music? (ex: C major, D major, C minor)

For me, my favorite key is G minor which is a relevant key to B-flat major. I ALWAYS use it.
I am really into G minor lately. I tend to always quickly compose in A minor and then transcribe into another key and morph it from there.
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Old 07-30-2015, 06:10 AM   #3
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Re: What is your favoite key/scale for a song?

I have been using EB major/ Cminor. Has a very uplifting feel that i really like. Been playing around with this scale for a while too
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Re: What is your favoite key/scale for a song?

None. Fuck melodies.
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Re: What is your favoite key/scale for a song?

C major, baby. C major.

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None. Fuck melodies.
Agree wrt keys and scales...if onecan pull it off... as for melody, it just happens...
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Re: What is your favoite key/scale for a song?

C major: I - V - i - IV is the secret to everything.
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Re: What is your favoite key/scale for a song?

I don't even use scales. I just turn that shit till it bangs.

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Re: What is your favoite key/scale for a song?

G minor here too. 49Hz subs for kicks and bass sound delicious. B)
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Old 08-03-2015, 09:12 PM   #10
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D minor all the way
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Re: What is your favoite key/scale for a song?

Cm and F#m, I just love how the keys feel in these scales.

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Re: What is your favoite key/scale for a song?

I tend to start in E minor, although I always end up using F instead of F# so I guess I'm in A minor.
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Re: What is your favoite key/scale for a song?

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Agree wrt keys and scales...if onecan pull it off... as for melody, it just happens...
Some like music theory; others like music practice.
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Old 08-07-2015, 03:28 PM   #14
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Re: What is your favoite key/scale for a song?

A, E and D minor, guess it says a lot about my knowledge of scales...

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Old 08-07-2015, 04:30 PM   #15
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Re: What is your favoite key/scale for a song?

I don't have a favorite scale and key. If a song is good, it's good. It doesn't matter if it's in G major or Db minor.

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Re: What is your favoite key/scale for a song?

I just use leading notes to write chords and go from there...cuz I know fuck all about theory
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Re: What is your favoite key/scale for a song?

^^^Eb Major is a fantastic rich key. My favorite piece to play- Nocturne in E flat Major by Chopin.

I just spent some time playing around on the piano using the chord progression of Eb Major, A flat Major, G minor and C minor. I am definitely going to do something with what I came up with.
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Re: What is your favoite key/scale for a song?

F in all its carnations is a bass monster...I pretty much exclusively write dubstep in f and f minor
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Re: What is your favoite key/scale for a song?

Yeah I often end up in F or G because of optimal sub bass. Not sure that counts as favorite tho..
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B is my favorite, easy to sing to. I would agree with G but my voice hates to go that deep haha

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