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5. Son Lux’s “Live Another Life” — Breaking Down the Design of a Unique Sound (Video)
By Ryan Lott on Soundfly
In this new video from Ryan’s course, we watch along as he breaks down the unique custom instrument design behind one of Son Lux’s hit songs. Read the article here.
4. That Time Frank Sinatra Jr. Got Kidnapped for Ransom in Lake Tahoe…
By Dan Reifsnyder
Today, we relive the bizarre tale of how Frank Sinatra Jr. was kidnapped and held hostage by young amateurs in 1963. Read the article here.
3. 10 Classic Songs in 5/4 and 5/8 Time
By Andre Madatian
Writing and playing in irregular time signatures is tough, but here are ten great songs with grooves that sound effortless and infectious! Read the article here.
2. How a Mentor Helped Me Make (Much) Better Music
By Greg Cerveny
An OpEd by a recent Soundfly student covering his experience working 1-on-1 with production mentor, Andrea De Carlo. Read on for his review. Read the article here.
1. Words Matter: How to Ask and Give Advice With Respect
By Christine Elise Hubbard
A quick masterclass on giving and receiving advice with respect, empathy, and professionalism; a must for musicians in today’s industry. Read the article here.
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