Tag: ear training

  • Dealing With (and Avoiding) Hearing Damage as an Audio Professional

    Dealing With (and Avoiding) Hearing Damage as an Audio Professional

    You asked for it and we delivered, here’s our most important pieces of advice for preventing and dealing with hearing damage in audio work.

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  • How Broadway Actors Find Their Key, Their Range, and Their Practice Routines

    How Broadway Actors Find Their Key, Their Range, and Their Practice Routines

    We spoke to a Broadway actor and a NYC vocal coach to get their best pro tips on how to improve at sight singing, identifying vocal range and audition prep.

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  • 7 Takeaways from Soundfly’s Office Hours Session: Ear Training for Mix Engineers

    7 Takeaways from Soundfly’s Office Hours Session: Ear Training for Mix Engineers

    Two weeks ago, Soundfly CEO and founder, Ian Temple, and I went live on Facebook with two of our favorite audio engineers working today — music mixer and producer for the hitmakers, Jake Aron, and acclaimed post-mixer and sound designer, Kate Bilinski — to talk about Ear Training for Audio Engineers. (Watch the full Office Hours session here.) […]

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  • Focus on Simplicity: Exercises to Strengthen Your Foundations in Improvising

    Focus on Simplicity: Exercises to Strengthen Your Foundations in Improvising

    + 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. By Mike Casey Raise your hand if you’ve heard this cliché before: “Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” Well, as cheesy as that sounds, I happen to believe it’s right on […]

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  • A Drummer’s Guide to Learning New Music

    A Drummer’s Guide to Learning New Music

    When I first started playing drums, I had to learn how to play songs just to be able to play with my friends or at my church. Back then, my method for learning a tune was playing along from the start, stopping whenever I messed up, then restarting the tape recorder to try to get a […]

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  • 5 Easy Ear Training Techniques You Can Work on Every Day

    5 Easy Ear Training Techniques You Can Work on Every Day

    + 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. If you’re one of the human beings on Earth born with two functional ears, you should consider yourself lucky. Not only are you a miracle of evolution […]

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  • The Art of Being an Organized Guitarist

    The Art of Being an Organized Guitarist

    If you’ve ever wondered how to cross the line from being a good to a great guitarist, you’ve probably already identified some key factors to focus on — mastery of technique, the quality of your gear, and learning to adopt different performative styles. But I wouldn’t start with any of those — I would start with organization. I have studied the […]

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