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Big Rhythm

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Let's Make Music Together

Let's Make Music Together

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Every February, for the past five years, I've made an album. I got inspired by the RPM Challenge. It's a simple invitation put out by the small New Hampshire weekly paper The Wire to write and record an album in the shortest month of the year. This year I hope to make some music with you. Here's how we start: I have this beat called "Big Rhythm." Download it with the link below, then turn it into something. Add a bass line if you want, or guitar or sing over it. Upload your song to our Soundcloud page by Monday February 6. I'd love to hear a fully formed song, but add anything you'd like. If it works I'll post another. Let's see what we can do together.

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Let's Make Music Together

Big Rhythm

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  • from RPM Challenge 2012
  • by Bob Boilen

You can hear what others are doing by going here. Feel free to grab someone else's idea and add to theirs as well.

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