Tag: philosophy

  • The Well-Tempered Clavier at 300

    The Well-Tempered Clavier at 300

    An audit of where one of Bach’s most important works, his 1722 Well-Tempered Clavier, stands after three centuries of influence.

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  • The Zeigarnik Effect — and What the Heck It Has to Do With Music

    The Zeigarnik Effect — and What the Heck It Has to Do With Music

    Learn what a behavioral pattern discovered in the 1920s can do to help you stick to your To-Do list and achieve your goals…

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  • Real vs. Hyperreal vs. Surreal

    Real vs. Hyperreal vs. Surreal

    + 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. This article originally appeared on Ethan Hein’s blog. You can put all recorded music techniques and gestures into three categories: realist, hyperrealist, and surrealist. These categories have soft boundaries that broadly overlap. […]

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  • Alap Momin (Third Culture Kings, dälek) on Recording His Entire Album on An iPhone

    Alap Momin (Third Culture Kings, dälek) on Recording His Entire Album on An iPhone

    Welcome back to Soundfly’s new interview series, Incorrect Music, curated by guitarist, singer, and composer Lora-Faye Åshuvud (of the band Arthur Moon). In this series, we present intimate conversations with artists who are striving to push the boundaries of their process and craft. Alap Momin (dälek) and Jan Johansen (Glorybox) are the team behind the newly minted Third […]

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  • Photay on Being Terrified by ‘Flight of the Bumblebee’ and How to Mess with Song Form

    Photay on Being Terrified by ‘Flight of the Bumblebee’ and How to Mess with Song Form

    Welcome back to Soundfly’s new interview series, Incorrect Music, curated by guitarist, singer, and composer Lora-Faye Åshuvud (of the band Arthur Moon). In this series, we present intimate conversations with artists who are striving to push the boundaries of their process and craft. On his latest release, Onism, Photay’s Evan Shornstein combines his study of West African […]

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Ryan Lott: Designing Sample-Based Instruments