Learn how composer John Williams is able to transform the notes of his Yoda leitmotif into a colorful tapestry using themes of elevation, mystique, and uncertainty.
How to make sure you hold yourself accountable to your goals, and dreams? Make a plan, make a schedule, and get yourself a mentor.
2019 was a year of smash hits, global pop moments that shattered the musical landscape. Let’s dive in to some of the choruses stuck in our ears all year.
Today we analyze five important songwriting techniques that The Beatles pioneered that are still relevant and powerful in today’s pop songwriting styles.
Simon Hanes of NYC’s Tredici Bacci and Guerilla Toss stops by to tell us about his new record, composing Italian funk tunes, and more!
A lesson on how to use one of the most exciting and practical scale modes for soloing on the guitar in jazz, blues, rock, and fusion.
Invited to play on a bigger stage, opening for a bigger band? Here’s a guide to help you nail that support set to keep them coming back!
A strange voyage through an old familiar console to discover why music, education, and video games tend not to come together in the same package.
Looking to infuse your guitar playing with the whining, whimpering and screaming tones of your blues heroes? Here’s a tonal menagerie of pedals to help!
Call it a trend, call it annoying to type and impossible to google, these bands will never have to be worried about being confused with anyone else!