In Ep. 35 of Themes and Variation, we look back on all the great themes and songs we talked about on the show in 2021. Relive the fun!
Tag: music theory
Articles about the theory behind popular songs, history of theory within genres, etc.
In Ep. 34 of Themes and Variation, we dissect some of our favorite “one-hit wonders” with songwriter and Soundfly veteran, Lina Farah.
In Ep. 33 of Themes and Variation, we chat about songs that are perfect to wake up to with drummer and artist, Sarah Galdes.
Making chords from the scale you’re in is fine, but borrowing notes and bringing them in from other scales and modes, now that’s fun!
In this edition of Soundfly Basics, we run down the usefulness and potential applications of utilizing tension in your chord progressions.
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.
Ep. 30 of Themes and Variation features Peter Martin, jazz pianist and composer, educator, and founder of the e-learning site, Open Studio.
Modern songwriters, producers and artists are reinventing the way jazz idioms and foundations are applied in modern pop. Let’s break it down!
In Ep. 29 of Themes and Variation, we tackle that age-old combination between nostalgia and familiarity. Enjoy our chat with Brian Funk!
Ep. 28 of Themes and Variation features our conversation with composer and songwriter Lora-Faye Åshuvud (of Arthur Moon) on “incorrect” music.