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What is tonicization? Happy Birthday!

Chances are that you already know what tonicization is, only you may call it something different or may not have a name for it at all. Tonicization is among the most fundamental of concepts in music theory, but initially it … Continue reading

22. November 2014 by Kiv
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New Tunes

My roommate, Anthony Pausic, and I are trying to forge a new duo type sound. It’s blues-metal-folk-rap-gazer, I guess. Lemme know what you think. These are one take performances, so be kind. 😀 Matchbox Blues Shake For Me

22. October 2012 by Kiv
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News and New Music on Band Camp

Hey Y’all, Just thought I’d let you know that I have some new music up on BandCamp.com. There’s a new album of blues-metal guitar improvisations. There’s also a full live show at Hawthorne Theatre, and also a bonus track from … Continue reading

21. September 2012 by Kiv
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What is four notes then?

Four notes is also a chord. The addition of a fourth note just changes the value of the chord, and introduces the need for more accurate taxonomy. It adds complexity. We’ve talked about how chord tones can be distinguished from … Continue reading

15. January 2012 by Kiv
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Spoon in ma mouf

11. January 2012 by Kiv
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Mert Alas & Marcus Piggott for Pop f/w 2002

09. January 2012 by Kiv
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Three Notes Is A Chord

When three different notes are sounding simultaneously they create the first instance of a chord.  Chords can have many more than just three notes, but I would argue that they may have no less than three.  Two notes is afterall … Continue reading

08. January 2012 by Kiv
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Intervals

An interval of space is a length. An interval of time is a duration. An interval of pitch in Western music theory is rather unimaginatively called an “interval.” Intervals are a way to compare the “space” between two notes. Let’s … Continue reading

07. January 2012 by Kiv
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First Prismatic Landscape Mural

Just completed a painting.  It’s a mural about eleven feet tall and twenty something feet long.  I haven’t measured the length.  It just looks about twice as long as the height.  It’s a landscape.  Or it’s not.  Whichever’s funnier. Acrylic … Continue reading

04. January 2012 by Kiv
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Goin’ Away, Baby – by Jimmy Rodgers

22. December 2011 by Kiv
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