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Beginner Music Theory Makes You Into A Better Songwriter


“Come on guys, it’s not music theory” the rocket scientist says… Music theory is the collection of a wide range of tools to understand music. Many people like myself attend university to develop these strengths. Topics like understanding scale and chord constructions are complex and frankly intimidating. Many producers today shy away from music theory...


Step One to Composing a Hit Song


Where do you even begin?! Seriously, how do you decide what to start with and what are the steps for songwriting? This question is definitely open-ended, but today I’ll break down common techniques I use for approaching a new song. Common Techniques It’s obvious you write a melody, then harmony, and then everything else. Also,...


Easy Methods to Make Your Melodies Sound Pro 5


Your melodies and harmonies are great! Throughout this series, we have discovered new options and techniques to write and harmonize melodic lines. Today we will cover our last topic in this series. Recap Up to this point, we have covered the attributes of a good melody, and various harmonization techniques. This includes our last two...


6 Easy Steps to a Better Mix Flow


A good mix flow is crucial to achieving a good mix and working more effectively. So instead of spending endless amounts of time trying to find a specific track you need to fix because you can’t really see where it’s at, getting frustrated by too many tracks and unorganized projects, there are a few simple...


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