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songs with harmonica loops?

  1. MourninDaKnight

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    i just bought a harmonica today. i figured i'd leave it on record and try to jam around over the beats i've been working on. i'll probably loop any worthwhile melodies that arise out of that.

    if this has successfully been done i'd like to know of some songs to listen to so i have some sort of reference point. i have no idea how this is going to sound. i was raised on Bob Dylan and Neil Young so I know that a harmonica is capable of allowing the soul come across in the music. I like the idea that it can be used for rhythm or melody.
     
  2. static

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    you should already know the tupac song that im thinking of :p
     
  3. wizard

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    tupac used that method alot in his songs
    its all by trial and error
    and listen to what sounds good
    if have to try one way then take a dyoff and listen to it another day and vise verse
    sometime when u give ya ears a break and come back to listen to the material it sometime sounds different
     
  4. Agent Smith

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    aesop rock had a joint with slug off float called "i'll be ok"...it works pretty well if you do it in a blues context.
     
  5. wizard

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    hmmmmm im gonna have to try it that way too
     
  6. MourninDaKnight

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    do you know what tupac songs? when i did a google search i came upon the song 'so many tears'....when i downloaded it i couldn't pick out the harmonica....maybe i downloaded a remix of some sort
     
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    Why has no-one mentioned Bridging the Gap by Nas and Olu Dara (his pops)?
     
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    Its in the chorus...must be a remix.
     
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    yo sun!check out STEVIE WONDER AND CHARLIE DANIELS and peep how they flip the harmonica.

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  10. Sonorous

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    LOL i just got a harmonica and i was just trying to incorporate it in a track to give it that blues feel
     
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    scarface has a song on his album the fix with a harmonica loop its a good track ! think its like the first or 2nd track !
     
  12. Jason7564

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    Murs - "LA" has one I think, but thats a sample... nobody actually recorded a harmonica themselves the way you're thinking of doing.
     
  13. DJ Xsinna

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    Mantronix "Listen to the Bass (of get stupid fresh pt. 2)" The harmonica loop in that is sick!! It's off the album "Music Madness". Check that out.
     
  14. wrightboy

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    outkast - rosa parks...they actually had someone playing it though. by far one of the best uses of a harmonica in a hiphop song that i've heard, imho.
     
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    hey man, I actually did that exact same thing a while back. I dont know why but I felt like playin harmonica a while back so i picked one up and wanted to see if i come come up with anything for my beats, it was pretty hard to make anything sound too good though. I think u really gotta know how to play the harmonica to make it sound good probably more especially with hip hop. maybe u'll get lucky. The best thing I did with it was recorded me play just one note at a time and sampling those to the mpc, and I pounded out something kinda tite with it, added a bassline and a bluesey drum beat and this sample of sponge bob that I slowed down to make sound like some old southern black dude, and it came out dope.
    good luck homes
     
  16. Sanova

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    d12 - Purple Pills ... at the end. Lol, when i hear the word harmonica, i think of that song now.
     
  17. TheDeen

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    BRIDGING THE GAP
     
  18. DJ Reflex

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    Madvillain Album - MF Doom & Madlib - Accordian. Works very well.
     
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    harmonica.
     
  20. DJ Xsinna

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    Harmonicas are dope on a track when played on the right kind of track.
    Yeah, I've done the accordian thing. Now that's gangsta! I've got that track on my soundclick page "A Thug's Confession"