Tag: reharmonization

  • Thundercat Chord Theory

    Thundercat Chord Theory

    In this post, courtesy of Reverb Machine’s Dan Carr, we break down the chord progressions of Thundercat’s most beloved jazz-inspired songs.

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  • Billie Eilish’s “You Should See Me in a Crown” Is Microtonality Gone Pop

    Billie Eilish’s “You Should See Me in a Crown” Is Microtonality Gone Pop

    + 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. The dark is afraid of Billie Eilish. The 16-year-old electro-pop phenom recently dropped her newest track, “You Should See Me in a Crown,” and it is some […]

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  • On Voice Leading and Tresillo in Troye Sivan & Ariana Grande’s “Dance to This”

    On Voice Leading and Tresillo in Troye Sivan & Ariana Grande’s “Dance to This”

    + 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. YouTube sensation and new-heartthrob-on-the-block Troye Sivan just dropped his new single, “Dance to This,” which features guest vocals by Ariana Grande. Yes, this song is destined to be […]

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  • Blow Past Your Writer’s Block with Experimental Arranging

    Blow Past Your Writer’s Block with Experimental Arranging

    Every songwriter knows that painful moment: Staring at a blank page, unsure of what to write. But I believe it’s much worse to stare at a half-finished song. You desperately try to think of what to do next, yet still feel locked into the style, chords, and rhythms that you have already established. It can seem hopeless at times to continue a […]

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  • Beyond the Pop Progression: 3 Simple Harmonic Strategies

    Beyond the Pop Progression: 3 Simple Harmonic Strategies

    Most of us have watched and re-watched that Axis of Awesome video by now. If you haven’t, take a moment and do it now. I’ll be here when you’re done. The point that video makes is that countless songs we all know and love are built around the same harmonic changes. There’s nothing wrong with […]

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