Something that music snobs put a lot of attention into. In reality, unless you want
how to play like
someone else instead of having your own style, music theory is useless. I mean, did the Blues guitarists who lived in the Mississippi Delta have access to music theory? No! And they laid down
the innovations that modern musicians still use today! Kurt Cobain even said that music theory is useless unless you want
to be coffee shop singer and is a distraction
to making music your own thing. And he changed rock music for an entire generation!
from Berklee (MSB): "What'cha doing?"
Me: "Playing the guitar. I just love this
instrument so much. It's simplicity
to the masses. Every note rings 'Hey! You do not need expensive classes or fancy instruments
to enjoy music
MSB: "Well anyone will
suck as a musician without proper music
Me: "So Jimi Hendrix, the Beatles, the Clash, Nirvana, and nearly every multi-platinum selling artists
failed as musicians because they did not have any music
Me: "And these chords
that I am playing with
the basic knowledge, regardless of the complexity of the composition, I have is shit because I do not have a musically trained
MSB: "I guess so..."
Me: "Well I am not in debt to a fancy music
school and I still know how to play music
so you're the idiot. I win!"