The Top 5 Flypaper Articles From March 2022

Top 5 Flypaper articles of March 2022

Top 5 Flypaper articles of March 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. 5 Tips for Getting Punchier Kicks (That Sound Like Com Truise!)

Com Truise in the studio surrounded by gear

By Aaron Trumm

Want your kick drums to cut through your mix more aggressively without making a muddy mess? Here’s how to get that Com Truise-esque punch! Read the article here.

4. Hidden In Plain Sight: The Greatest Musical Easter Egg Ever

Mr. Rogers on the set of Mr. Rogers Neighborhood with a table full of model houses

By Dale McGowan

Discover the hidden music theory gem holding together one of the greatest TV theme songs of all time, and who gets the last laugh about it. Read the article here.

3. A Pop Songwriter’s Introduction to Jazz Chords

Michael Jackson and Rock With You music notation

By Ben Morss

Songwriters and producers, ready to get jazzy? Here’s an introductory guide to building and using jazz chords in pop music! Read the article here.

2. 7 Tiny Synths You Can Take (and Play) Anywhere

7 tiny synths hero image

By Patrick McGuire

Sometimes you need to get out of the studio to generate the best ideas, why not take a tiny portable synth along for the journey? Here are 7. Read the article here.

1. Watch Kimbra Remix Her Vocals on “As You Are” (Video)

Kimbra video header

By Kimbra: Vocal Creativity, Arranging, & Production

In this lesson taken from Kimbra’s exclusive course on Soundfly, watch her remix her own vocal track to give it a new life. Read the article here.

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An Introduction to Sam Amidon — Experimental Folk “Crate Digger”

Some personal notes on the first time I listened to the highly personal, lyrical music of avant-garde folk balladier Sam Amidon.


Themes and Variation S2E05: “Songs About Science”

In the latest episode of Soundfly’s podcast, Themes and Variation, Jeremy, Martin, and Mahea discuss “Songs About Science.”


Themes and Variation S2E04: “Cathartic Songs” (with Lana Cenčić)

In the “Cathartic Songs” podcast episode, Mahea, Jeremy, and guest Lana Cenčić discuss tracks by Baby Huey, Michael Jackson, and Simon Dawes.