Tag: ed sheeran

  • 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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  • Famous Musicians Fighting with Their Pretend Families over Thanksgiving Dinner

    Famous Musicians Fighting with Their Pretend Families over Thanksgiving Dinner

    For the past two years, I’ve celebrated my favorite holiday by photoshopping turkey legs in place of microphones. The conceit being — naturally — that singing looks like eating. But no more! Because you know what else singing looks like? Yelling. And what do we inevitably spend this holiday doing (or wishing we were doing)? Yelling […]

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  • Tales from the Toilet: Truth vs. Fiction in Musical Stories of the Bathroom

    Tales from the Toilet: Truth vs. Fiction in Musical Stories of the Bathroom

    If you’re like me, you’ll be celebrating World Toilet Day this weekend! Besides reflecting on the mission of this holiday, which is to raise awareness of the 2.4 billion global citizens with no access to clean and safe sanitation, however, I’m not totally sure how people are supposed to celebrate World Toilet Day — save for using […]

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  • Where Have All the V Chords Gone? The Decline of ‘Functional’ Harmony in Pop

    Where Have All the V Chords Gone? The Decline of ‘Functional’ Harmony in 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. So there I was, doing research on topics such as “summer 2017 songwriting trends,” when it hit me. You guys, this is getting ridiculous — where did […]

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