Some thoughts on producing tracks with sample pack sounds as well as letting collaborators steer the production ship and open up new possibilities.
For electronic home producers, writing lyrics doesn’t always come easy. Here are a few tried-and-true strategies culled from our newest online course.
We count down and break down our ten favorite hip-hop beats of 2018 to find out what’s going on inside them and why they’re still so good.
A particularly perfect music theory lesson happens to exist completely intact inside this classic breakbeat from funk/soul history.
With overwhelmingly positive results, we’re happy to share a few select testimonials of Soundfly’s Introduction to composition course directly from our students.
If all you’re doing is mirroring the root notes of your chord progression, you’re not using bass lines to their full potential. Can we talk about it?
Looking to improve on music transcription but don’t know where to start? Here’s a quick starter guide with 15 easy steps, and it’s fun too!
With so much new music coming out every week it’s getting harder and harder to cut through all that noise out there. Here’s how you can slice right through.
A closer look at the tradition of “blues shouting” in the early 1930s and ’40s, which helped inspire the creation of rock ‘n’ roll out of jazz and gospel.
If you’re suffering from crippling performance anxiety when you set foot on the stage, here’s some advice for how to deal with those nerves and go rock!
There are many ways musicians can get paid for their work, both before and after publishing has occurred. But you’ll need to do a bit of math.
Looking to beef up your chorus with extra anticipation and energy? Here are three simple ways to insert momentum into your song at the hook.
Bass is arguably the most important element of a hip-hop beat, so we collect 10 of our all-time favorite modern hip-hop bass lines.
A concise meditation on growing up listening to DIY, lo-fi artists who experimented with their sound so that I could incorporate that ethos into my songs.