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Author Topic: Axis of Awesome  (Read 8158 times)

wraith808

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Axis of Awesome
« on: September 13, 2010, 07:45 PM »
From a blog a frequent comes the discussion of plagiarism of music and how easy it is to subconsciously 'make up an old song' because of the fact that there are only 7 whole notes, forming 4-chord rock, which makes up a majority (if not all) of the popular rock songs of the past 50-60 years.

The Axis of Awesome finally refers to a comedy band that put that to the test on youtube.



Quite interesting... especially as I'm just getting back into music.  And also quite hilarious.  And ... awesome.

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Re: Axis of Awesome
« Reply #1 on: September 13, 2010, 10:00 PM »
Awesome. :D

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Re: Axis of Awesome
« Reply #2 on: September 14, 2010, 06:44 AM »
I've been saving this page to watch all day... And man... Was it worth it!  ;D

That was just stupefyingly awesome! 4 chords. That's it. :) Loved it~!

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Re: Axis of Awesome
« Reply #3 on: September 14, 2010, 06:02 PM »
Too bad their other work (on YouTube) is not nearly as brilliant as this piece of them.

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Re: Axis of Awesome
« Reply #4 on: September 17, 2010, 09:02 PM »
:huh:

Awesome.
Did they leave out Midnight Train, Don't Stop Believing and More Than a Feeling?
Those three songs I heard in my head right away when keyboard guy started up...