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Tag: theory for producers
Articles about our Theory for Producers courses and on music theory for electronic musicians, generally.
Making chords from the scale you’re in is fine, but borrowing notes and bringing them in from other scales and modes, now that’s fun!
In this edition of Soundfly Basics, we run down the usefulness and potential applications of utilizing tension in your chord progressions.
Modern songwriters, producers and artists are reinventing the way jazz idioms and foundations are applied in modern pop. Let’s break it down!
Here’s our list of our favorite audio production blogs for 2021, for aspiring producers looking to level up their game.
In this lesson from Soundfly’s Songwriting For Producers course, we go over how to marry and unmarry bass lines with your harmonic backdrop.
In this analysis, pop music theorist Ben Morss shows how The Weeknd’s “Blinding Lights” is built from four-note scale segments.
Through means of Dancehall rhythms, modal interchange, and ostinato, Michael Jackson gives us glimpses of Black American heritage in his protest song.
Learning to read or write music? Here’s a quick-yet-deep primer on how key signatures work across major, minor, modal, blues and other tonalities.
In this lesson plucked from Soundfly’s The Creative Power of Advanced Harmony course, we go over the chromatic device in Portishead’s melodic writing.