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The Pros and Cons of Touring in the Summer

Ah, summer. Beautiful weather, beach trips, bike trips, trips to who-cares-where… let’s just get on our bikes and GO! There’s nothing quite like that feeling of playing an outdoor gig in your…

What Is a Leading Tone?

In the above video, courtesy of our very popular Mainstage course, Unlocking the Emotional Power of Chords, NYU and Montclair State University adjunct professor of music technology, Ethan Hein, explains the concept of…

Ten Essential Pieces of Advice for Composers

By Tim Hansen It seems like there’s no shortage of tips for emerging songwriters out there, but what do you do if you’re a budding composer wanting to write for string quartets…

The String Section – A Brief Context

+ Hey there! Don’t forget to sign up for our exciting new email magazine, Soundfly Weekly, and learn a new musical skill every single Tuesday! In this quirky video, courtesy of our…