Tag: country

  • What Is Your Favorite Song By an Artist’s “Alter Ego?”

    What Is Your Favorite Song By an Artist’s “Alter Ego?”

    In Ep. 37 of Themes and Variation, we chat about famed musical alter egos and welcome the return of one of our favorite guests!

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  • 5 Country Music Artists Stepping Out of the Box Right Now

    5 Country Music Artists Stepping Out of the Box Right Now

    We’re blown away by this new batch of forward-thinking country artists who aren’t afraid to challenge norms while staying true to their sound.

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  • What Is the Nashville Number System?

    What Is the Nashville Number System?

    + 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. By Soundfly Mentor Andre Madatian If you ask almost any Broadway Street musician in downtown Nashville, they will tell you that the Nashville number system has gotten them through […]

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  • Now It’s Our Turn to Say ‘Adiós’

    Now It’s Our Turn to Say ‘Adiós’

    Just two months after releasing his 64th studio album entitled Adiós, it’s the world who now has to bid farewell to Glen Campbell. A true titan of the fast-changing music industry, Campbell, who passed away on August 8, 2017, was a bonafide crossover sensation who released over 70 albums over the span of his career, appeared on […]

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  • 9 of the Most Ripping Country Guitarists Who Advanced the Language of Their Instrument

    9 of the Most Ripping Country Guitarists Who Advanced the Language of Their Instrument

    + 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. It’s unlikely you’ll find any rip-roaring country instrumentals making waves in these modern times. But in the 1950s and ’60s, fast-picking country guitar players were all over […]

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  • How to Achieve the Perfect Country Twang: Southern Accents

    How to Achieve the Perfect Country Twang: Southern Accents

    Welcome to part 2 in How to Achieve the Perfect Country Twang! In part 1, you learned what the heck “vocal twang” is and how it differentiates from twang in a colloquial sense. Just to recap — vocal twang is a useful vocal technique. It has very little to do with the cat-like, nasal quality that we […]

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  • How to Achieve the Perfect Country Twang: What Is Twang?

    How to Achieve the Perfect Country Twang: What Is Twang?

    We usually think of “twang” as a quintessentially southern quality in country singing. But it’s a vocal technique for all kinds of singers.

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