Touring is great. But it can very quickly turn into exhaustive, monotonous work. Here are 10 great tips to keep things interesting and fun on the road.
Learning jazz chords is about so much more than the chords themselves, you’ll want to listen and sing and play along to your favorite songs first.
Learn about underwater acoustics and how sounds travel in different directions and across far distances via a marine audio highway called the SOFAR Channel.
A motivational editorial on vocalist anxiety and how to get over it both in real time when anxiety strikes, and in the long term.
A humble meditation on the way pop music’s sound and messaging has changed in the last 20 years, and how that makes me feel as a listener.
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.
Here’s why learning to mix in 5.1 surround sound has helped me listen better and understand the stereo mixing process more intimately.
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.