In this tutorial video, we explore three examples that help us better understand how we can effectively capture specific moods using melodies.
From exploring syncopation to incorporating pitch bend and grace notes, we overview four useful tips and techniques for crafting melodies.
Write a song that features a borrowed chord to get your creative juices flowing, and share your work to receive feedback from your peers.
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.
In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, we explore some basic musical properties of Romanticism and why they’re relevant to our modern productions.
We explore three harmonic techniques from Coco’s “Remember Me” in order to learn how we can add interesting emotional colors to our chord progressions.
We explore the main theme of “Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp” to understand the musical elements that make your virtual campsite such a pleasant place.