What exactly is “mickeymousing,” and how do we know whether it’s a good or bad addition to your musical score? Let’s find out.
Improve your composition, arranging, and writing with this collection of Soundfly articles full of tips and resources on music composition. For more help, check out Soundfly’s course, Introduction to the Composer’s Craft.
The Office Theme music couldn’t be more indicative of Michael Scott’s character persona, it functions almost as a leitmotif for three reasons, here’s how.
In this edition of our Student Spotlight series, composer Eva Grill recounts the changes she went through during her recent Soundfly mentorship session.
Which obscure piece from the classical music canon has become so engrained and intertwined with cinematic snobbery that we’d all recognize it within seconds?
We break down the small yet significant harmonic effect that makes the climactic scene in The Truman Show break down all of our emotional barriers.
Most of musical notation can be interpreted in simple mathematic structures, here’s how you can learn complex time signatures in a super easy way!
Composers throughout history have created great masterworks of art during times of hardship, here’s an examination of three such pieces.
A practical guide to using intervals to create a range of emotional effects, because despite what you’ve heard: dissonance is king.
Want to write catchier melodies? Use any of these seven approaches to motif development and your melody will surely get stuck in your listener’s head.
With overwhelmingly positive results, we’re happy to share a few select testimonials of Soundfly’s Introduction to composition course directly from our students.