Tag: James blake

  • What Are Your Favorite Rainy Day Songs?

    What Are Your Favorite Rainy Day Songs?

    For Episode 22 of “Themes and Variation,” we’re joined by musician Euan Gray to gab about our favorite songs for a rainy day!

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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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  • 5 Secrets to Making Your Sub-Bass Notes Audible

    5 Secrets to Making Your Sub-Bass Notes Audible

    + 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. Whether you’re making pop, hip-hop, or EDM, chances are your music is going to include sub-bass. For those who aren’t familiar, sub-bass frequencies are low-pitched notes below approximately […]

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  • 5 Examples of Artists Tastefully Using Auto-Tune

    5 Examples of Artists Tastefully Using Auto-Tune

    + 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. Disclaimer: Before all you purists out there start typing up angry comments about how Auto-Tune is killing music, just hear us out. By now, I think we can […]

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  • 8 Ways to Perform with a Backing Track (and Still Engage Your Audience)

    8 Ways to Perform with a Backing Track (and Still Engage Your Audience)

    If your onstage MO includes a backing track or other electronic support, follow these steps to still give a live performance your fans will love.

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  • So You Think You Can Dance Buildup?

    So You Think You Can Dance Buildup?

    So, you think you know EDM. You’ve been listening to all the latest players in the electronic music world, and you think you know what they’re all about — the unique, infinitesimal nuances of sub-genre that distinguish one from another. What you may not know is that all of these artists in almost all forms of […]

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  • 8 Bedroom Producers You Need to Know Right Now

    8 Bedroom Producers You Need to Know Right Now

    + Learning to record and mix at home? Check out Soundfly’s acclaimed online courses on mixing, production, and beat making — Subscribe for unlimited access. True creativity strikes where you least expect it. That’s why even the most established producers still have a “bedroom production rig” — and many got their start this way. When studios and professional […]

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Ryan Lott: Designing Sample-Based Instruments