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The Top 5 Flypaper Articles From February 2022

Top 5 Flypaper articles of February 2022

If you’re new here, Flypaper is Soundfly’s daily blog for music learning, motivation, and inspiration, with articles, interviews, and lessons on all kinds of topics from music production to mixing, composing, songwriting, music business and history, and everything in between.

If you’re a regular here, well you already know all that; and we probably owe you a heartfelt “Thank You” for stopping in to read a post every now and then.

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. Rondo, Rondò, or Rondeau? They Sound the Same But They’re All Different!

Cover artwork for the single release of The Dave Brubeck Quartet's "Blue Rondo A La Turk" by S. Neil Fujita.

By Tim Hansen

You’ve likely come across one of these terms, but which was it? We had no idea they were all different until now… Read the article here.

4. Kiefer on How to Sound More Like Yourself

still of Kiefer with Herbie Hancock album

By Kiefer: Keys, Chords, & Beats

Courtesy of his brand new course on Soundfly, Kiefer shares a video lesson about channeling one’s influences to sound more like… yourself. Read the article here.

3. Why Slow, Accurate Practice May Actually Be the Problem When You’re Struggling

Man playing classical guitar

By Dr. Noa Kageyama, Ph.D

Practicing for accuracy but sacrificing speed? Or vice-versa? Research suggests you can actually have both, if your practice follows suit… Read the article here.

2. Touring’s Coming Back in 2022, Are We Ready?

keyboardist on stage playing in live band

By Patrick McGuire

Artists used to touring, listeners who enjoy seeing live bands; we all need to make space for a new emotional engagement with music. Read the article here.

1. The 10 Best Free Plugins for Ableton Live in 2022

Vital Synth screenshot

By Harry Jackson

There are tons of free plugins out there promising big sonic lifts for your tracks, but are they worth it? Read our 10 faves for Ableton Live. Read the article here.

Thanks for tuning into Flypaper to catch all our daily articles, videos, and lessons that provide you with a hearty dose of music learning week in and week out. Let us know if there’s anything you’d like to see covered in an upcoming post and we’ll try to accommodate. See you next month!

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Jeremy Young

Jeremy is a Montreal-based musician, sound artist and improviser who loves giving advice to emerging artists on how to make their tours more effective. He writes, records and performs electroacoustic "concrète" music for tape, oscillators and amplified objects and surfaces, as well as solo guitar. He has performed and released material throughout Europe and the UK, Asia, the US and Canada, mostly with his trio Sontag Shogun.