🎶What does it mean to “arrange” music? By arranging music yourself, you can take a well-known melody or song and turn it into something completely different that represents your own musical influences and tastes better. Learn more in this free lesson.
Having proper support is essential to achieve your musical goals. In this episode we discuss the roles that teachers, coaches, and mentors play in your musical growth.
Enjoy this free lesson and learn what kind of help you need on your journey.
Songwriting is a tricky business. Inspiration can be hard to come by – and even then, fitting your thoughts and feelings into words, and squeezing those words into music can be a process akin to pulling teeth.
Sometimes, though, all you need are a few simple exercises to sharpen your songwriting skills!
The rhythm section is the meat and potatoes of a performing group. Unlock the secrets to transcribing their rhythm in part 4 of this series to become a master a transcription.
Learning to transcribe by ear is much easier once we’ve established a strong sense of the tonic – but what about when there’s alien notes invading the song?
Discover how to deal with these melodic alien invaders in this free article.
Does it feel like practice sessions aren’t helping progress that quickly? Learning about mindful practice may be the answer. This will not only improve musicianship, but also eliminate a lot of frustration and help with focusing on the task at hand.
Musicologist, Naomi Wilson from Hobby Help joins us to take a closer look at what mindful practice is – and how to it a try today!
Though it’s fun to take your time creating music by tinkering with samples, jamming on a riff for long while, or layering track over track, sometimes, you need to tighten up and set yourself a deadline and some constraints to get the job done.
You may think that imposing some rules on the songwriting process will stifle your creativity, but the opposite is true; limitations will bring out your creativity in unexpected ways.