Tag: genre

  • The Best Guitar Amps for Different Genres, and Why

    The Best Guitar Amps for Different Genres, and Why

    If you’re new to buying guitar equipment, you may want to start yourself off with an amp that already fits your genre’s sound. Here’s how to choose.

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  • Hearing the “Bo Diddley Beat” in Everything

    Hearing the “Bo Diddley Beat” in Everything

    A powerful OpEd on hearing familiarity through artificial musical boundaries and what happens when we look at our own aesthetic tastes under a microscope.

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  • New Genre Alert: TUWDSSHSWAI!

    New Genre Alert: TUWDSSHSWAI!

    By Nyle Emerson & Jeremy Young Here at Soundfly, we’re always looking for the next big thing — the next wave of popular music bubbling up to the surface from the underground. But every now and then, a new genre pops up that’s been right under our noses for years, it’s familiar and yet foreign, […]

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  • Blow Past Your Writer’s Block with Experimental Arranging

    Blow Past Your Writer’s Block with Experimental Arranging

    Every songwriter knows that painful moment: Staring at a blank page, unsure of what to write. But I believe it’s much worse to stare at a half-finished song. You desperately try to think of what to do next, yet still feel locked into the style, chords, and rhythms that you have already established. It can seem hopeless at times to continue a […]

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