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Either way, it’s hard to keep up with everything being published on the internet from day-to-day, so here’s a quick feature of the Top 5 most read new blog posts this past month right here on Flypaper. As always on our website, you should encounter a little bit of just about everything. Enjoy!
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5. All (Human) Music Is Repetition — Let’s Talk About That.
By Tim Hansen
Because our brains are constantly seeking out patterns, all the music we create can be plotted somewhere along the grid of repetition. Read the article here.
4. The Zeigarnik Effect — and What the Heck It Has to Do With Music
By Caleb J. Murphy
Learn what a behavioral pattern discovered in the 1920s can do to help you stick to your To-Do list and achieve your goals… Read the article here.
3. 5 Ways to Tell If Your Track Is Finished
By Brandon Miranda
If you’re having trouble getting past your perfectionism, here are some tools to employ so that you finish better sounding tracks, quicker. Read the article here.
2. What Is Pitch-Shifting and How to Use It Creatively in Your Mix
By Alex Wilson
A beginner’s discussion on pitch-shifting and how you can use this process subtly to add life and movement to your mixes. Read the article here.
1. Exploring the Ondes Martenot in 7 Essential Pieces of Music
By Christine Ott
We invited master French ondist Christine Ott to talk about her beloved instrument through 7 of her favorite pieces written for it. Read the article here.
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