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Musical Composition via Artificial Intelligence - A Status Report

Artificial Intelligence in Musicâ€"from complex natural sounding orchestral arrangements to an app that writes one-of-kind high quality songs in less than a minuteâ€"this is the Status Report.

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.

10 Tried & Tested Tips To Starting a Successful Music Label

Whether you're just thinking of starting a record label or have been struggling to a while, these 10 tips from Ukranian-based label manager, producer & artist, Histibe can help inspire.

Music Theory: Stretching Your Ears With Tone Rows

Composing with tone rows is a very useful exercise for you to stretch your ears a little if you have only listened to tonal music, and it is fun as well. Jay Asher shows how in his revealing tutorial.

Review: CymaScope â€" Music Made Visible App for iOS

In recent years cymatics has been used to make geometric patterns created by vibrations, and often, sound vibrations. The new app, CymaScope makes this more accessible to the masses than ever before.

Music Theory: Odd and Compound Time Signatures

Tired of the ol' 4/4 time signature? Looking to freshen things up with an exciting/unusual meter like 5/4 or 7/4 or 7/8... etc? Lynda Arnold delves into the "other" side of compound time signatures.

Music Theory Tips: Learning Modes for Improvisation and Production

If you're feeling stuck in the major, minor and pentatonic scales box when composing or playing, consider investigating modes. Matt Vanacoro explains how modes can transform your music.

Music Theory: Building Chords Chromatically Instead of Diatonically

If you've been building chords diatonically i.e. building chords relating to scale or key, then this article by Jay Asher will help you explore chromatic alternatives. A must read music theory piece.

Music Theory: Ornaments and Embellishments

Ornaments and embellishment techniques are part of the language of every skilled musician or composer. Lynda Arnold explores both in Baroque and Classical in this fascinating music theory article.

Music Theory Tips: What is a Secondary Dominant Chord?

Using secondary dominant chords in your chord progressions can be a quick and easy way to add some spice to your tracks. And, it's easy to do as Lynda Arnold demonstrates.

How Sound Affects You: Toning

Continuing her series on the relationship between sound and health, Lynda Arnold focuses on the instrument we all haveâ€"our voiceâ€"and how it can be used to positive effect.

Music Theory: Making Keyboard Parts More Musical with Chord Inversions

Experienced musician, composer and Logic expert, Jay Asher, shares these excellent tips on how to use chord inversions to make your keyboard parts even more musical.

Music Theory: The Blues, An Introduction Part 2

In part 2 of this mini-series exploring the Blues from a music theory perspective, Lynda Arnold shares two-handed exercises for keyboard and much more!

Music Theory: The Blues, An Introduction Part 1

In part 1 of this mini-series exploring the Blues from a music theory perspective, Lynda Arnold explores its foundation and looks at harmonic and melodic variations of the 12-bar blues form.

Learn Pro Singing and Vocal Techniques with Tammy Scheffer

AskVideo have upped the game of music training online with their new superb course, Vocal Techniques 101: Singing with Tammy Scheffer. If you want to improve your singing technique watch this now!