As a producer, it’s essential to have a knack for songwriting structures and forms so your music doesn’t feel aimless.
In his ongoing attempts to seek out the answers to why we like the music we like, Hunter Farris has uncovered a melodic hierarchy via Whitney Houston.
We’ve compiled some of our favorite lyrics to hit the Billboard pop charts last year and isolated them to give them the attention they deserve.
As an example of a song that could be called both a “production” and a “song”, we look at St. Vincent’s “Los Ageless” to break down those differences.
Stephen Chen of New York’s San Fermin and Behaviorist opens up about trying to write catchy pop melodies with subtle harmonic and rhythmic complexity.
The smooth groovy vibes of Yacht Rock await. Learn how songs by Steely Dan, Toto, and the Doobie Brothers function to use their ideas in your own songs!
Imagine Dragons’ “Demons” plays with our sense of memory about how the melody is supposed to play out each time. How does this work?
Here’s a quick, yet in-depth guide to elevating any vocal performance to a professional sounding level using various mixing techniques.
We profile the great songwriting minds behind some of the greatest pop hits of the modern era. You might not know their names, but you know their work!
In this edition of “Talking Points,” Swedish singer, songwriter and producer Robyn, breaks down a lifetime of turning emotion into artwork.