Writing music for a show or film? Check out this beginner’s lesson on creating a sense of nostalgia in your music to fit the narrative.
Inspired by Arnold Schoenberg and the Second Viennese School, here are three ways to use atonal composition techniques in your pop music-making!
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This article originally appeared on Ethan Hein’s blog. This video recently made the rounds on Facebook. I was thinking about “Clair de Lune” and how strange and complicated the rhythm is. I was…
In this post, an excerpt of one of the lessons in Soundfly’s Hip-Hop Production course, we go over two ways to use bass lines in hip-hop beats.
Think you can make a hit track on a budget of… nothing? We know you can. Here’s what you’re going to need to make it happen.
Just finished recording a collection of songs and you want to combine them in a full-length album? Make sure they sound consistent with these 8 tips.
Watch me perform on a new hybrid playable hardware instrument that approaches solving some of my biggest performance issues with digital music.
A brief history of how Miles Davis’ 1959 classic “Kind Of Blue” came to be, and the album’s impacts on all kinds of musical communities.
You might recognize hemiola as being a foundational polyrhythmic beat of African music, but did you know you can also compose hemiola melodically?
The eleventh edition of our student work sharing series, this one’s a summer blockbuster jam. Get ready to add some new tracks to your favorite playlist!
55 years ago today, the Rolling Stones released their “5×5” EP, the recording session in which they serendipitously met their blues idol, Muddy Waters.
In this video, we check in with songwriter and producer Zak Waters (aka Pretty Sister) to ask about his story and his creative process and workflow.
It’s half-way through 2019 and this year has already been chock-full of great books about music. Don’t stress, we’ll walk you though some of our faves.