Very early preview of the chorus of the Fragile cover:
The guitar is simply playing the chords on every bar (very likely to change) and the bass sounds... jazz fusion? I'm wondering if I can make it (and if I want it to) sound harder.
The drums are also somewhat likely to _not_ stay in a straight 7/8. At least not all the time. Maybe some fill in the middle for variation. We'll see.
Also I have this idea of a verse in 5/4
Celine Dion is the gender binary busting action hero witch 2018 needs.
Response from ProtonMail regarding the alleged hack: https://www.reddit.com/r/ProtonMail/comments/9xovso/dont_believe_everything_you_read_online_about/
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The only thing worse than Nazi apologist metal snobs is Nazi apologist metal snobs who think they're funny.
Meanwhile someone like Zeal and Ardor breathes new fucking life into the largely stagnant black metal genre and an ungodly number of these same pathetic charlatans utterly ignore them.
Jesus Christ, I wish I could enjoy this music without having reminders of how obnoxious and fuckawful so many of its fans are shoved directly in my face.
Have a backlog of songs we haven't played yet, so I feel less like writing new material.
However, this silly idea of writing another outrageous cover came to mind. I was toying with different stuff, but I think I'm going to settle for a version of Fragile (by Sting) in 7/8 using the flamenco scale 😂
The child put the spade away and lifted the time capsule.
"What is in here, grandma?"
"Things I feared might be lost forever. So I took some and buried when I was young. Open it."
"Oh!" the child said, "I know what these are. This is joy, and this is hope."
"They weren't lost."
#MicroFiction #TootFic #SmallStories
Now, seriously, my company is doing well I guess but not enough good to buy a house *ever* because prices here sky rocketed and we don't earn a lot of money compared with those big and famous countries.
So... does anyone want to hire me for something? maybe a dev project? maybe a teaching project or so?
Remember I'm cheaper than any motherfucker in G8 countries because obvious reasons. Few money for you is a good amount for us.
In the past I had a salary lower than the cost of an iPhone.
Your periodic reminder that Sex Criminals, the comic, is pretty great.
Lots of really silly dick jokes and crass humour intertwined with an interesting story and lots of really nice, intimate, vulnerable moments (esp. in the context of sex and romantic relationships).
Also Wet Moon (a coming of age story featuring lots of women, very queer-friendly, goth-y at times) is pretty great, and the last book came out this month! It's written/drawn by a trans woman, even!
Just deleted my (fake) Facebook account. I’m sad to do it as I had a lot of fun in various retrocomputing groups, but enough is enough. Fuck them. https://deletefacebook.com
Still doing the music interval ear training exercises. Getting better ❤️
I added some new, common intervals and now I have (major) seconds, minor thirds, major thirds, fifths, major sevenths, and octaves.
If you want to try, I'm using this:
Tell them to stop listening to my farts:
A hilarious story about deaf kids learning that farts make sound 😂
Chris Webber, the co-editor of ActivityPub (which enables Mastodon, Pleroma, Peertube, etc.) is inventing the next generation protocol for decentralized social games & online collaboration.
It is really important work.
I am convinced that there are institutions out there that would give him a grant to work on this.
Foundations? Boston-area universities? If you know of one, please consider nominating him!
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Hellworld hellworld hellworld https://twitter.com/Jeggit/status/1061672933825937409
Pot conversation, comic (Questionable Content) Show more
Programmer (esp. into functional languages), amateur drummer and songwriter.
See firstname.lastname@example.org for storytelling and story games.
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