Tag: cover version

  • What Are Your Favorite Songs That Are Impossible to Cover?

    What Are Your Favorite Songs That Are Impossible to Cover?

    In ep. 52 of Themes and Variation Soundfly’s podcast panel discusses “Songs That Are Impossible to Cover” with songwriter and producer Redah.

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  • Here’s Everything Rightsholders Need to Know About The MLC

    Here’s Everything Rightsholders Need to Know About The MLC

    Established by the Music Modernization Act of 2018, The MLC is a valuable asset for any songwriter, producer, or artist. Learn more here…

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  • What Makes a Great Cover Song?

    What Makes a Great Cover Song?

    That’s the question we’re asking, answering, and passing along in Episode 5 of Soundfly’s new podcast, “Themes and Variation.” Check it out!

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  • 10 Cover Versions That Creatively Transform the Original Song

    10 Cover Versions That Creatively Transform the Original Song

    No classic song is safe from the cover treatment… but how many cover versions are actually interesting to listen to? We delve in and pick out our top 10.

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  • 6 Bands Who Have Attempted to Cover Aphex Twin

    6 Bands Who Have Attempted to Cover Aphex Twin

    + 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. Richard D. James’ longstanding Aphex Twin project surfs the crest between experimental and groovy better than anyone else out there. He’s one of the world’s greatest […]

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  • Billie Eilish’s “You Should See Me in a Crown” Is Microtonality Gone Pop

    Billie Eilish’s “You Should See Me in a Crown” Is Microtonality Gone Pop

    + 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. The dark is afraid of Billie Eilish. The 16-year-old electro-pop phenom recently dropped her newest track, “You Should See Me in a Crown,” and it is some […]

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  • The Unacknowledged Impact Gregg Allman Had on My Life as a Musician

    I never listened to the Allman Brothers much, which is probably not what you’d expect to hear from somebody who’s about to write 500 or so words about Gregg Allman. But as I reflected on his passing last week, I realized that Gregg and his brother Duane had a much greater impact on my life as […]

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  • Hear a Never-Before-Seen 1986 Dexter Gordon Piece, Played by 8 Different Artists

    Hear a Never-Before-Seen 1986 Dexter Gordon Piece, Played by 8 Different Artists

    In November 2016, Peter Pillitteri, an aspiring composer and one of the students in Ian Davis’ popular Orchestration for Strings course, emailed us out of the blue to tell us this incredible story: “‘Round Midnight is a 1986 film by Bertrand Tavernier about a fictitious jazzman, Dale Turner, who was played by the great jazz saxophonist, Dexter Gordon. […]

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  • Announcing Our #ChipIt Challenge Winners!

    Announcing Our #ChipIt Challenge Winners!

    In celebration of the launch of the latest addition to our Chiptune Crash Course series, “Chip It: The Chiptune Cover Challenge,” we decided to turn the course’s assignment into an open competition for aspiring and active music makers from around the chipiverse. Alongside contest judges (and chip stars) Chipocrite, glomag, and minusbaby, we asked artists to submit their own, […]

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  • Create Your Own Chiptune Cover of Devo’s ‘Whip It’ and Win a Modded Game Boy

    Create Your Own Chiptune Cover of Devo’s ‘Whip It’ and Win a Modded Game Boy

    Calling all chiptune geniuses, artists, lovers, and admirers! We are running a one-month contest starting today to win a free modded Game Boy and flash carts (courtesy of Kitsch-Bent!), feedback on your work from chip artist Chipocrite, and promo on Flypaper for your project! Entries will be judged by three of the most beloved chiptune artists on […]

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