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.
We showcase tips and techniques for making effective melodies, using free instruments and effects plugins to demonstrate.
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.
Learn about what a diminished chord is and how you can apply diminished triads, half-diminished seventh chords, and diminished seventh chords in your own music.
Learn the ins-and-outs of how to make music in this complete guide to music production, from picking a DAW to composing, mixing, and mastering your work.
Learn how to write a song in seven steps—in this article, we dive into the full songwriting process, from writing lyrics to getting your song over the finish line.
Learn how to make beats for a song with this in-depth guide, where we cover everything from the tools you’ll need to how to sequence your own rhythms.
Let’s explore how and why the sounds of Pokémon Legends: Arceus stand uniquely apart from the series’ previous installments.
Knowing even just a little bit of music theory can go a long way in improving your productions—in this video, we unlock the fundamentals of theory in just 15 minutes.