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Musicians: more about those Eastern modes

October 13, 2009

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You may have seen our earlier posts about various aspects of Middle-Eastern or other non-Western music and how they might be of interest to musicians who want to bring some new rhythms, tunings or melodic ideas into Western music, particularly electronica:

Dubstep meets Arabian and Persian music

Arabian rhythms for electronic dance music

Central Asian drum rhythms for drum programmers

mugham trio

Hopefully, you’ve found them useful. Well, here’s another blog article that looks at Eastern scales and melodies and has some useful links: Maqamati

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  1. October 14, 2009 10:26 am

    I found this blog entry: http://kimlajoie.wordpress.com/2009/07/09/drum-programming-expectation-and-excitement/

    Drum programming – Expectation and Excitement

    It explores some ideas about keeping the interest and excitement in programmed drum lines. Worth a read.

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