From exploring syncopation to incorporating pitch bend and grace notes, we overview four useful tips and techniques for crafting melodies.
Explore tips, tricks, and mnemonic devices that will allow you to quickly identify some key aspects of a piece of sheet music.
In this tutorial, we go over the basics of constructing chord progressions for genres spanning pop, house, lo-fi, trap, and more.
In this article, let’s take a look at the I – bVII – I chord progression, and how some of Pokémon’s most important themes are centered around it.
Let’s walk through what a tritone is, its impact across music history, and its surprising sensitive side that isn’t so diabolical.
Let’s explore how Koji Kondo’s timeless overworld theme for The Legend of Zelda uses harmony to convey the wide array of emotions associated with adventure.
In this video tutorial, let’s explore how you can use triplets and other tuplets to increase the rhythmic interest in your music.
Euclidean rhythms are fascinating grooves that lie at the intersection of math and music. In this article, let’s define what constitutes a Euclidean rhythm and hear them in action.
Learn about how experimenting with different chord voicings and substitutions can expand the textural and emotional nuances in your productions.
Explore the pentatonic scale and how artists spanning genres have used it to create some timeless melodies.
Music theory doesn’t need to be intimidating or stuffy – in this Firestarter, we explore theory through the lens of modern production.
Have you ever found yourself just staring at an empty session? Proactively overcome any creative block with this actionable approach to developing a melody.