In this edition of Student Spotlight we take a trip into the mind of a producer whose musical turning point came with a hard pill to swallow.
In this post, courtesy of Reverb Machine’s Dan Carr, we break down the chord progressions of Thundercat’s most beloved jazz-inspired songs.
A quick and fun breakdown of one of David Byrne’s most slippery songs from the Talking Heads catalog, and why it works so well…
We take apart Son Lux’s incredibly unique sound, and breakdown three main tools of expression composer Ryan Lott uses to achieve it.
In this edition of Student Spotlight, singer/songwriter Spencer Brill reflects on an unexpected year’s worth of creative and personal growth.
Why does it seem like all the songs on the radio are about breakups? Why do sad chords sound so pleasurable? Welcome to the Sadness Paradox.
Whether you’re suffering from writer’s block or plagued by TOO MANY song ideas, outlining can help you fill a song’s form and stay on track.
Feeling stuck in a creative writing rut? Just reset your approach and process in a few subtle ways, and everything will change, here’s how.
In today’s edition of Student Spotlight, Shea Winpigler (Buttr) bares all about addressing her growing self-confidence in music production.
Thinking about how chords relate to the notes in your melody is an important aspect of voice leading with intention — here’s a quick guide.