We count down and break down our ten favorite hip-hop beats of 2018 to find out what’s going on inside them and why they’re still so good.
A particularly perfect music theory lesson happens to exist completely intact inside this classic breakbeat from funk/soul history.
Imagine Dragons’ “Demons” plays with our sense of memory about how the melody is supposed to play out each time. How does this work?
Writing music for a show or film? Check out this beginner’s lesson on creating a sense of nostalgia in your music to fit the narrative.
Fears, anxiety, and doubt cripple musicians day in and day out, and their abilities to drive toward success, but a subtle mindset shift can help.
Today we highlight 8 percussionists who are leading new music, improvised music and jazz in unforseen and exciting directions. Read on for more!
Get into the writing room with confidence and excitement next time you’re working with a total stranger on a co-writing song project with these 7 tips.
These historic patterns made up the basis for medieval lyrical songform. How do these strange numeric codes work to convey harmonic information?
For electronic home producers, writing lyrics doesn’t always come easy. Here are a few tried-and-true strategies culled from our newest online course.
A quick historical deep dive on the journey of the saxophone from French military pride to jazz band spotlight, but never the symphonic orchestra.
Bands and artists aren’t always up to speed about SEO best practices, but optimizing your website will lead to more plays, more sales, and more fans!
Musicians condem themselves to failure by subscribing subconsciously to the “starving artist” mentality, but it’s time to shift the paradigm and start anew.
You may know the theremin as the sci-fi sound of aliens and robots, but it’s been used by composers all over the world in concert music too. Let’s explore!
Alright, you’ve finished your latest musical project, and it rocks! Now, how do you market it so that it satisfies old fans and tantalizes new ones?