For Episode 22 of “Themes and Variation,” we’re joined by musician Euan Gray to gab about our favorite songs for a rainy day!
Tag: sad chords
We break down the small yet significant harmonic effect that makes the climactic scene in The Truman Show break down all of our emotional barriers.
A practical guide to using intervals to create a range of emotional effects, because despite what you’ve heard: dissonance is king.
Let’s look at how music can make a song sound sad even when there are no lyrics — and why we like that so much.
We polled members of the Soundfly staff and mentor community to ask about their go-to chords and progressions for certain emotional outcomes. Check it out!
+ Soundfly helps curious musicians meet their goals with online courses like The Creative Power…
The next time you’re writing a heartbreaking, gut-wrenching tune, try using this handful of chords to drive your sadness home.