Posts with tag chord-progression

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Review: Mixed In Key Captain Chords

Need help making chords or getting compositional ideas? Sara Simms checks out Mixed In Key's Captain Chords plugin, which aims to let you do just that.

Music Theory Tutorial: ”Ice Cream" Changes-The I-vi-IV-V (or V7) Progression

Ice Cream or I-VI-IV-V is a popular chord progression that can be found in many 1950s and 1960s ballads. In this tutorial Jay Asher explores this early rock n' roll classic progression.

Watch How a 4-Track Cassette Recorder Can Become a Musical Instrument

Chris Randall of Audio Damage shows us how to do something which many people aren’t aware is possible: using a cassette 4-track as a musical instrument. It’s this fascinating 12 minute video.

TET Music Tools Release Arpeggio Designer & Chord Explorer Max For Live Devices

With a focus on quick and easy composition, Arpeggio Designer & Chord Explorer bring powerful tools to help you express musical ideas to the Max for Live device format.

Music Theory: Adding Richness To Your Chord Progressions with Non-root Bass Notes

In this music theory tutorial, Jay Asher teaches us how using non-root notes from your chords for the bass part can add complexity and evoke different emotional responses from the listener.

8 Tips for Writing Pop Songs

Are you curious about writing pop songs? If you're an established or aspiring writer who's interested in writing pop music, here are a few tips on how to craft better pop songs.

Building EDM Chord Progressions in Logic Pro

Darren Burgos reveals how to easily program electronic-style chord progressions in Logic Pro X which you can then trigger with single keys. Great for producers and performers.

Create Easy Harmonies, Melodies, and Chord Progressions in Studio One

Whether you're a well-versed composer or new to the game, PreSonus Studio One has some tools to help making harmonies, melodies and chord progressions a cinch. Here's how.