Inspired by Arnold Schoenberg and the Second Viennese School, here are three ways to use atonal composition techniques in your pop music-making!
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This article originally appeared on Ethan Hein’s blog. This video recently made the rounds on Facebook. I was thinking about “Clair de Lune” and how strange and complicated the rhythm is. I was…
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Here are our 10 favorite songs written in the time signatures of 7/4 and 7/8. Check out what makes them tick and hopefully they’ll give you some ideas!
The circle of fifths sometimes gets a bad rap. But it can be one of the single most important tools in the songwriter’s toolbox.
Learn about some of our favorite grants and fellowships, awarding money, time and space to create new works of music, and get the funding boost you need!
As Paul Simon said farewell to performing music in September in his childhood home of Queens, NY, we revisit the ups and downs of the songwriter’s career.
Curious about putting your musical skills to work? Here’s a bit of information about each level of education and what is required of you as a teacher/tutor.
A simple and handy rundown of some of the features new to Ableton Live 10, and how to reorient your audio editing behaviour around them.
The first chords of your song will set the emotional precedent that your lyrics should ultimately follow. Here’s a few suggestions for starting strong!
It’s a great time to be a musician! With all the tools available these days, there’s a ton of ways to publicize and sell music online. Here’s just a few.
Most singing actors can memorize a melody without too much trouble, so why learn theory? We’ll explore this question with Amy Marie Stewart.
If you’re about to start an online course of any kind, here are some tips to help you get the most from your experience and stay on top of the work.