Author: Evan Zwisler

  • 6 Bands Who Have Attempted to Cover Aphex Twin

    6 Bands Who Have Attempted to Cover Aphex Twin

    + Welcome to Soundfly! We help curious musicians meet their goals with creative online courses. Whatever you want to learn, whenever you need to learn it. Subscribe now to start learning on the ’Fly. Richard D. James’ longstanding Aphex Twin project surfs the crest between experimental and groovy better than anyone else out there. He’s one of the world’s greatest […]

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  • 25 Times Accountants Appear in Rap Songs

    25 Times Accountants Appear in Rap Songs

    Here are 25 of our favorite hip-hop songs that feature raps about accountants. Because music and money look and sound so good together!

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  • Aisha Chaouche on Overcoming Her Competition with Crippling Self-Doubt

    Aisha Chaouche on Overcoming Her Competition with Crippling Self-Doubt

    Welcome back to our interview series, Incorrect Music, curated by guitarist, singer, and composer Lora-Faye Åshuvud (of the band Arthur Moon). In this series, we present intimate conversations with artists who are striving to push the boundaries of their process and craft. Bristol’s Aisha Chaouche (known professionally as Chaouche) has this dynamic-yet-slow vibrato that works in unusual contrast against her […]

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  • How to Get Your Music to the Top of the Pile When Submitting It for Licensing

    How to Get Your Music to the Top of the Pile When Submitting It for Licensing

    Submitting your music to sync placements, but not getting the call back? Here are some helpful pieces of advice to get your music to the top of the pile.

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  • An Open Letter to Venues

    An Open Letter to Venues

    + What are you working on? Share your musical goals with us and we’ll help you reach them. Tell us what you’d like to achieve and our team of professional musicians, educators, and music industry veterans will help you get there! Dear Venues, You — the bookers, talent buyers, space leasers, show promoters, and venue staff — are […]

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  • 7 MIDI Controllers That Show We’re Evolving Beyond the Standard Keyboard

    7 MIDI Controllers That Show We’re Evolving Beyond the Standard Keyboard

    Electronic music technology continues to push the boundaries of what’s possible with sound and music, and it all starts with the MIDI controller.

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  • 30 Creative Songwriting Prompts Courtesy of Eno’s Oblique Strategies

    30 Creative Songwriting Prompts Courtesy of Eno’s Oblique Strategies

    + Welcome to Soundfly! We help curious musicians meet their goals with creative online courses. Whatever you want to learn, whenever you need to learn it. Subscribe now to start learning on the ’Fly. Oblique Strategies (subtitled: Over One Hundred Worthwhile Dilemmas) is a deck of cards developed by artists Peter Schmidt and Brian Eno as a series of ideas to help break […]

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  • Our 8 Favorite Songs to Use to Test Headphones and Speakers

    Our 8 Favorite Songs to Use to Test Headphones and Speakers

    Here’s a playlist of songs meant to help you choose the right speakers and headphones for your mixing project, exploring dynamics, frequencies, and timbres.

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  • The Differences Between Cajun and Zydeco Music

    The Differences Between Cajun and Zydeco Music

    + Welcome to Soundfly! We help curious musicians meet their goals with creative online courses. Whatever you want to learn, whenever you need to learn it. Subscribe now to start learning on the ’Fly. Colin Woodard’s book, American Nations: A History of the Eleven Rivan Regional Cultures of North America, identifies a number of distinct cultures that have historically spread across and divided […]

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  • I’m the Band Leader, You’re Not. I Know Better.

    I’m the Band Leader, You’re Not. I Know Better.

    Band leaders have the answers, they have the final say, and they have ultimate decision making power. If anyone tells you different, tell them to read this.

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Advanced Synths and Patch Design for Producers