Tag: Ian Temple

  • Themes and Variation S2E02: “Fight Songs” (with Ian Temple)

    Themes and Variation S2E02: “Fight Songs” (with Ian Temple)

    In this episode of the podcast, Mahea, Martin, and Ian discuss “Fight Songs” by Mingus, plus Rage Against the Machine and Tchaikovsky.

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  • How to Write a Musical: The History of Musicals

    How to Write a Musical: The History of Musicals

    This is part 1 of a series on how to write a musical. If you can’t wait to start writing, jump forward to the purpose of the music or how to select song posts! A few weeks ago, I had drinks with a buddy of mine who’s writing a musical about an undercooked piece of pasta named Al Dente. He’s…

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  • Welcome to Soundfly’s New Web Magazine: Flypaper

    Welcome to Soundfly’s New Web Magazine: Flypaper

    A year or so ago, I felt in a rut musically. I’d just gotten back from tour and was totally spent. I’d been playing the same songs over and over again and couldn’t really move on. I needed to branch out, a way to inject originality and creativity back into my work. Basically, I was…

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  • 5 Ways to Better Prepare for a Recording Session

    5 Ways to Better Prepare for a Recording Session

    This week, my band and I had a recording session for a new album and I was reminded, as I am every time we record, just how much preparation plays a role in a successful recording session. Obviously, you always hope to just show up and the magic will take over, and before you know…

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