Like thousands of other young music fans with a penchant for the delicate beauty born through the combination of musical genius and a great deal of misery, I obsessed over Elliott Smith’s…
Brian Eno is a producer, writer, and multi-instrumental musician, legendary both in his own right as a pioneer of ambient music, and in the work he’s done across his vast career with…
Descending melodies and progressions often sound sad, but one of the most resoundingly happy songs ever, Jackson 5’s “I Want You Back” begs to differ.
Alright songwriters and song-guzzlers alike, strap on your boots for a knowledge voyage with more divergent rectangles than the NYC skyline: that’s right, the top pop charters have now become 2017’s top pop…
A little complaining could go a long way to help us get our summer blockbuster mega-hits back. That’s why we called cultural whiner Jon Chattman in.
Here are eight great tips taken from behavioral science to help you get better at making and setting deadlines, to defeat your procrastination demons..
This list profiles the most influential composers of the current century. But these artists are linked by more than just their accolades. Read on!
With a minimalist music style such as hip-hop, the slightest change or variation on an established musical theme can have a deep impact. Here’s how.
Don’t make the mistake of running a crowdfunding campaign with little or no planning. Take the time to put these 6 things in place, and you’ll succeed.
Here’s our Top Five track submissions from our June monthly challenge to create a sample-based beat out of a ridiculous recorded family argument.
In this new series of spotlights, we’re introducing our full roster of Soundfly Mentors so you can choose who you want to work with on your next project!
A thoughtful editorial about being a parent and musician at the same time, and some tips on how to balance the best of both worlds.
When you’re on a national tour playing in new cities every night, you never know what you’re going to get. Here’s a list of the types of venues to expect.
Boards of Canada’s classic sound is the result of some pretty rare vintage synths and hardware, but we can come close with digital options like these.