Through means of Dancehall rhythms, modal interchange, and ostinato, Michael Jackson gives us glimpses of Black American heritage in his protest song.
Tag: unlocking the emotional power of chords
Writing to creative briefs and prompts is a great way to challenge and optimize your instincts as a songwriter. We can help with that.
With overwhelmingly positive results, we’re happy to share a few select testimonials of Soundfly’s Beginner Harmonic Theory course directly from our students.
Here are five ways to spice up that same old chord stuff you always find yourself playing and create a progression that sounds new and fresh!
An in-depth exploration of one of the most storied chords in opera, what makes it so influential, and how to use it yourself in your compositions.
A particularly perfect music theory lesson happens to exist completely intact inside this classic breakbeat from funk/soul history.
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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.
Are 7th chords big scary harmonic monsters for you? Here, we go through how to build and use them in a chord progression step-by-step, in 7 minutes.
The first chords of your song will set the emotional precedent that your lyrics should ultimately follow. Here’s a few suggestions for starting strong!