Tag: collaboration

  • Talking Points: Ryuichi Sakamoto & Alva Noto Explain Working with Images and Sound

    Talking Points: Ryuichi Sakamoto & Alva Noto Explain Working with Images and Sound

    In this edition of “Talking Points,” composers and electronic artists Ryuichi Sakamoto and Alva Noto discuss the nature of collaboration and improvisation.

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  • 3 Ways to Collaborate with a Music Producer

    3 Ways to Collaborate with a Music Producer

    Learn about the different styles of collaboration and how you can use these models to make music beyond your own boundaries through working with others.

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  • A Lesson Learned While Trying Not to Be a ‘Piano Diva’

    A Lesson Learned While Trying Not to Be a ‘Piano Diva’

    + 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. Perhaps it’s silly of me, but I actually work pretty hard to not be a “piano diva.” I have many reasons for this but in all honesty, my biggest…

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  • A Piano Collaborator’s Ode to an Artform

    A Piano Collaborator’s Ode to an Artform

    I recently had the great joy of giving a masterclass for young pianists who were trying their hands, many for the first time I believe, at collaborating with their peers. Readers of my blog will not be surprised to hear that I ate up every moment of our time together. I am a huge advocate…

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  • Ora Cogan on Why She’s the Luckiest Weirdo in the World

    Ora Cogan on Why She’s the Luckiest Weirdo in the World

    Welcome back to Soundfly’s weekly interview series, Incorrect Music, curated by guitarist, singer, and composer Lora-Faye Åshuvud (of the band Arthur Moon). In this series, we present intimate conversations with artists who are striving to push the boundaries of their process and craft. Often compared to the mystical Karen Dalton, Montreal’s Ora Cogan makes experimental folk music that draws from…

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  • Jaime Fennelly of Mind Over Mirrors on Approaching Art Practice as Environment

    Jaime Fennelly of Mind Over Mirrors on Approaching Art Practice as Environment

    Welcome back to Soundfly’s weekly interview series, Incorrect Music, curated by guitarist, singer, and composer Lora-Faye Åshuvud (of the band Arthur Moon). In this series, we present intimate conversations with artists who are striving to push the boundaries of their process and craft. Jaime Fennelly is the prolific composer, synthesist, and harmoniumist behind Chicago’s Mind Over Mirrors, a project which…

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  • 7 Musical Relationships That Actually Worked Out

    7 Musical Relationships That Actually Worked Out

    + 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. If you’re a musician reading this, you’re most likely already well aware that pursuing a meaningful career in music can be fraught with isolation, loneliness, loss, and…

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  • Sarah Davachi on the Tuning and Resonance of Synths and Acoustic Strings, and More

    Sarah Davachi on the Tuning and Resonance of Synths and Acoustic Strings, and More

    + Learning about synthesis? Soundfly’s got a definitive new online course called Advanced Synths and Patch Design For Producers! Preview for free and subscribe for access.  While the electronic-leaning composer Sarah Davachi’s latest album, All My Circles Run, marks a break from her previous releases in that it is sourced solely by acoustic instruments, she says that her…

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  • 12 Musical Works That You Didn’t Know Brian Eno Produced

    12 Musical Works That You Didn’t Know Brian Eno Produced

    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 others, like Bryan Ferry’s band Roxy Music. He is perhaps best known in mainstream circles for his incomparable synthesizer and soundscapes work on…

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  • Lau Nau on Listening to Small Accidents and Hand-Crafting Her Unique Sound

    Lau Nau on Listening to Small Accidents and Hand-Crafting Her Unique Sound

    Welcome back to Soundfly’s weekly interview series, Incorrect Music, curated by guitarist, singer, and composer Lora-Faye Åshuvud (of the band Arthur Moon). In this series, we present intimate conversations with artists who are striving to push the boundaries of their process and craft. The Finnish singer/songwriter, composer and improviser, Laura Naukkarinen has been steadily releasing spectral, lush music under the moniker…

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