Harrison Shimazu is a composer, content strategist, and writer who's passionate about democratizing music creation and education. He leads the Splice blog and creates music as Namaboku.
Learn about what musical modes are, the seven common diatonic modes, and how you can use them to achieve new colors in your music.
From key commands to creative production techniques, this guide to Ableton Live Lite contains everything you need to know to get started with the DAW.
Let’s discuss what the Ionian mode is, some songs and compositions that make use of it, and how to apply it to your own music.
Veteran producers Kaelin Ellis, Max Rewak, Isaac Duarte, and Nick Chen came together to share ten timeless music production tips in FL Studio and Ableton Live.
Let’s discuss what the Aeolian mode is, some songs and compositions that make use of it, and how to apply it to your own music.
Veteran producer iBEENART showcases how he leverages a powerful AI tool to find inspiration and overcome beat block.
Explore six creative songwriting techniques that can get you out of your head and start feeling inspired the next time you’re not sure how to begin.
JULESTHEWULF (Justin Bieber, Musiq Soulchild) breaks down five key guitar techniques that will enhance your playing and productions.
We sat down with MNDR (Charli XCX, Flume) to discuss her beginnings, creative process, goals for the Diamonds Splice Discord community, and more.
From convolution to multi-band effects processing, here are ten timeless sound design techniques that will help you reimagine your samples.
Let’s discuss what the Locrian mode is, some songs and compositions that make use of it, and how to apply it to your own music.
From mic placement to acoustic treatment, we showcase five production techniques that are fundamental for recording live bands.