Tag: Common

  • Go Over the Breaks and Dive Deep Into Dilla

    Go Over the Breaks and Dive Deep Into Dilla

    Episode 17 of Soundfly’s podcast “Themes and Variation” is live now. Join Carter, JSWISS and Charles Burchell to discuss the great J Dilla.

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  • How Jazz Is Secretly Rewriting Its Own Future in Camouflage

    How Jazz Is Secretly Rewriting Its Own Future in Camouflage

    + Bridge the worlds of theory, improvisation, and jazzy hip-hop, and improve your piano chops with Grammy-winner Kiefer in his course, Kiefer: Keys, Chords, & Beats. You may not have known this, but yesterday was International Jazz Day. Look around, and you’ll find a ton of jazz festivals happening right this moment worldwide — from Denton, Texas […]

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  • Breaking Up with Barack: Playlists for All 5 Stages of Grief

    Welp, it happened. You didn’t think it would happen but it did. President Obama has completed his presidency with flying colors. Although he still has a few months before he has to turn over the keys, it’s time for Americans to realize the inevitable… We have to break up with Barack. It’s been a good […]

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  • President Obama’s Hit Playlist and Using Music to Cope with the Madness of Politics

    President Obama’s Hit Playlist and Using Music to Cope with the Madness of Politics

    For the last three months I’ve been doing something I rarely do: watching the news. Not only have I watched the news, but I’ve watched on a semi-regular basis. This is a huge step for someone who admittedly keeps abreast of world events through his Facebook timeline. However, after a self-imposed exile from mainstream television […]

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Unlocking the Emotional Power of Chords