We break down the devices that help Leon Bridges and Terrace Martin’s song, “Sweeter,” function on every level, musically, poetically, and emotionally.
Tag: popular music
Borrowing a nifty couple of chord changes from the jazz world can really elevate your songwriting, no matter the genre or style.
A humble meditation on the way pop music’s sound and messaging has changed in the last 20 years, and how that makes me feel as a listener.
In Soundfly’s new course, Modern Pop Vocal Production, you’ll how to produce vocals at home that sound modern, polished, and professional.
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.
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.