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Articles about the theory behind popular songs, history of theory within genres, etc.

The Hidden Grammar of Music

What a music theory book at age 13 taught me about how to look at chords, chord progressions and the emotions they’re capable of manifesting.

The Birth of the Unjazz

Modern songwriters, producers and artists are reinventing the way jazz idioms and foundations are applied in modern pop. Let’s break it down!

Did Lorde Rip Off George Michael?

Thoughts on Lorde’s new single, a familiar ’50s rock groove, and the hyper-litigious state of the music industry’s copyright law.