Modes and Key Signatures have a variety of different characteristics and are great for outside-the-box songwriting. Here’s a cheat sheet to remember them!
We look at Ligeti’s famous composition in order to decide how much, or how little, the use of music’s foundational parameters really matter in composing.
Now that I’m a professional touring artist myself, I wanted to revisit quotes from my favorite all-time artists to see if they’re still relevant. They are.
Before you bounce 25 tracks of mostly silence and call it a day, here’s how you can creatively customize your audio stems based on your needs.
Here’s why learning to mix in 5.1 surround sound has helped me listen better and understand the stereo mixing process more intimately.
A breakdown of the differences between the mixing and mastering process, and how you can tell whether your song is ready to be mastered by a pro.
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.
We asked our friends over at TuneCore to write up a simple guide to digital royalties, so musicians can start collecting the royalties they’re due.
This article looks at some of the psychological explanations around why songs are considered catchy and how they get stuck in our heads.
A powerful OpEd on hearing familiarity through artificial musical boundaries and what happens when we look at our own aesthetic tastes under a microscope.