As a producer, it’s essential to have a knack for songwriting structures and forms so your music doesn’t feel aimless.
With a minimalist music style such as hip-hop, the slightest change or variation on an established musical theme can have a deep impact. Here’s how.
In his ongoing attempts to seek out the answers to why we like the music we like, Hunter Farris has uncovered a melodic hierarchy via Whitney Houston.
Some thoughts on producing tracks with sample pack sounds as well as letting collaborators steer the production ship and open up new possibilities.
Need help on a project, or buying a new piece of gear, or even deciphering your favorite band’s lyrics? Forums are where people go to help one another.
The music industry today operates very differently than it did 20 years ago, and our expectaations around success have to operate differently too.
Here’s how to use Instagram’s new fan-fave feature which allows artists to share their song lyrics automatically via their Instagram Stories.
In this post, an excerpt of one of the lessons in Soundfly’s Hip-Hop Production course, we go over two ways to use bass lines in hip-hop beats.
Think you can make a hit track on a budget of… nothing? We know you can. Here’s what you’re going to need to make it happen.
Just finished recording a collection of songs and you want to combine them in a full-length album? Make sure they sound consistent with these 8 tips.
Watch me perform on a new hybrid playable hardware instrument that approaches solving some of my biggest performance issues with digital music.
A brief history of how Miles Davis’ 1959 classic “Kind Of Blue” came to be, and the album’s impacts on all kinds of musical communities.
You might recognize hemiola as being a foundational polyrhythmic beat of African music, but did you know you can also compose hemiola melodically?
The eleventh edition of our student work sharing series, this one’s a summer blockbuster jam. Get ready to add some new tracks to your favorite playlist!