Tag: daft punk

  • What Songs Were on the First Album You Ever Bought?

    What Songs Were on the First Album You Ever Bought?

    That’s the question we’re asking, answering, and passing along in Episode One 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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  • Chorus Writing Strategy 101

    Chorus Writing Strategy 101

    + Improve your songwriting with Soundfly! Explore our range of courses on emotional chord progressions, basic songwriting technique, songwriting for producers, and many more. Subscribe for unlimited access here. If ever you needed proof that there is joy in repetition, the contemporary pop  music chorus is the smoking gun. The chorus gives the listener the entire point of the song summed up […]

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  • Chartmania!! I Broke Down Every Song That Reached the Billboard Top 5 in 2017

    Chartmania!! I Broke Down Every Song That Reached the Billboard Top 5 in 2017

    Alright songwriters and song-guzzlers alike, strap on your boots for a knowledge voyage with more divergent rectangles than the NYC skyline: that’s right, the top pop charters have now become 2017’s top pop graphed. The Top 40 song charters that is, but why 40? Well, besides this number’s significance in pop music as a result of […]

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  • Philip Tagg’s Everyday Tonality

    Philip Tagg’s Everyday Tonality

    This article originally appeared on The Ethan Hein Blog. I complain a lot on my blog about the traditional teaching of music theory. Fortunately, a better alternative exists: Everyday Tonality by Philip Tagg. Don’t be put off by the DIY look of the website; the book is the single best explanation I know of for how harmony works across […]

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  • Learn to Play “Starboy” by The Weeknd (Featuring Daft Punk) on Piano

    Learn to Play “Starboy” by The Weeknd (Featuring Daft Punk) on Piano

    For fans of The Weeknd, yesterday was a big day. Not only did he announce a new album and give it a release date, November 25th. He also debuted the cover art, revealing a new loc-less ‘do (which garnered almost as much Twitter attention as the album). And he dropped the first single from the album, “Starboy” featuring a collaboration […]

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  • Finding Your Ideal Guitar Tone: Guitar Pedals

    Finding Your Ideal Guitar Tone: Guitar Pedals

    There isn’t a single guitarist who can possibly keep track of all the different pedals that are on the market today. With hundreds of boutique companies surfacing just in the last ten years, we know that the challenge isn’t finding cool pedals, but figuring out which ones are right for us, so let’s break down […]

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