Explore the definition, history, and use cases of polyrhythms, and learn how to use them in your own music.
Learn about triads, chord progressions, and the other music theory subtopics that constitute the vast but exciting world of harmony.
In celebration of the five-year anniversary of Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp, explore the music theory elements behind its main theme that make your virtual campsite such a pleasant place.
Dive into the music theory techniques that appear in Ramin Djawadi’s “Main Title” theme that make it so effective and fitting for Game of Thrones.
Melodies are often what keep us coming back to our favorite songs—in this article, learn about all of the different aspects that constitute a melody.
From syncopation techniques to tricks for using devices for arpeggios, here are four chord progression tips we wish we knew earlier.
Learn about the various claims that surround 432 Hz, their validity, and how to create music using any tuning standard of your choice.
Learn about what musical modes are, the seven common diatonic modes, and how you can use them to achieve new colors in your music.
Let’s explore how music theory can allow us to express ourselves, communicate better, and deepen our enjoyment of music.
Let’s walk through what a tritone is, its impact across music history, and its surprising sensitive side that isn’t so diabolical.
We explore why and how dynamics and silence play a pivotal role in creating music that pulls in the listener.
Learn about what the circle of fifths is, why it’s important, and two interesting ways you can use it in your own music.