Tag: bruno mars

  • 10 Bizarre Yet Functional Guitars That Are More Than Just Gimmicks

    10 Bizarre Yet Functional Guitars That Are More Than Just Gimmicks

    + Welcome to Soundfly! We help curious musicians meet their goals with creative online courses. Whatever you want to learn, whenever you need to learn it. Subscribe now to start learning on the ’Fly. Everyone knows about the Strats, Teles, and Les Pauls. These guitars are ubiquitous in the rock world. In fact, I think you’d be hard-pressed to find […]

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  • Why We’re Still All About Bruno Mars and Cardi B’s “Finesse” Remix

    Why We’re Still All About Bruno Mars and Cardi B’s “Finesse” Remix

    + Soundfly helps curious musicians meet their goals with online courses like The Creative Power of Advanced Harmony and Pop Vocal Production. Whatever you want to learn, whenever you need to learn it. Subscribe for unlimited access. By now you’ve heard the shimmering 24-karat magic that is the remix to Bruno Mars’ “Finesse” featuring Cardi B. It’s playing everywhere, on […]

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  • Chartmania!! I Broke Down Every Song That Reached the Billboard Top 5 in 2017

    Chartmania!! I Broke Down Every Song That Reached the Billboard Top 5 in 2017

    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 graphed. The Top 40 song charters that is, but why 40? Well, besides this number’s significance in pop music as a result of […]

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  • Every Single Thing You Need to Play the Synth Bass Part from Bruno Mars’ “24k Magic”

    Every Single Thing You Need to Play the Synth Bass Part from Bruno Mars’ “24k Magic”

    Bruno Mars has made a career off tribute after tribute to artists and sounds of the past. While his success is undeniable, his approach to utilizing classic sounds and stylings is often touted as merely that of a copycat. Still, he always manages to deliver party beats with a clever contemporary twist and a wink of […]

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  • Funk School: Breaking Down the i-IV Tritone Flip in “Uptown Funk”

    Funk School: Breaking Down the i-IV Tritone Flip in “Uptown Funk”

    “Perfect – fourth / Perfect – fourth / Tri – tone / Tri – tone” “Perfect – fourth / Perfect – fourth / Tri – tone / Tri – tone” Can you hear it in your head? If you did, you’re funky enough — go do something else, smarty. If not, feel free to help me […]

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