Tag: parallel key

  • 4 Ways to Develop Your Musical Idea Into a Full Arrangement

    4 Ways to Develop Your Musical Idea Into a Full Arrangement

    Got a great melodic motif that you don’t know how to develop? Here are four easy and creative ways to flesh it out into a full musical arrangement.

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  • How Blood Orange Uses Chasms of Harmonic Ambiguity on “Negro Swan”

    How Blood Orange Uses Chasms of Harmonic Ambiguity on “Negro Swan”

    + Bridge the worlds of theory, improvisation, and jazzy hip-hop, and improve your piano chops with Grammy-winner Kiefer in his course, Kiefer: Keys, Chords, & Beats. When it comes to music, balancing invention and convention is like baking the perfect cake. Artists that deviate too far from an already established sound run the risk of becoming […]

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  • Quick Tracks Nº 8: Change the Tonality of a Popular Song

    Quick Tracks Nº 8: Change the Tonality of a Popular Song

    Welcome back to the dance floor, Quick Trackers! Once a month, we hook you up with a short production or songwriting challenge, aimed at helping to up your musicianship. To respond to the challenge, just email us, leave a comment, or post to social media with the hashtag #quicktracks and tag us @learntosoundfly. This week’s challenge is a fun way […]

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RJD2: From Samples to Songs