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TheoryBoard Thy333 MIDI Controller Allows Anyone To Play Music Nears $1,000,000 Funding

With a crowdfunding goal of just $10,000 USD the Thy333 MIDI controller that enables anyone to play music has reached a staggering $939,000 USD with 9 days still to go!

Review: Steinberg Dorico 3.5

With its new interface, VST expression maps and other excellent features, Matt Vanacoro puts Steinberg's Dorico 3.5 professional notation software to the test.

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Now you can create music in seconds... melodies, harmonies and rhythms using WaveDNA's revolutionary Liquid Music. Better still for a short time only it's available 50% off.

TheoryBoard Thy333 Is A Controller That Makes Music Theory Easier

The inventors of the original TheoryBoard MIDI controller have created an updated version which reached its Kickstarter goal within 3 hours! Check out the TheoryBoard Thy333!

Understanding Music Theory for DAW Musicians: Notes on the Staff and Clefs

If you're a producer that can't read music notation that's ok. Joshua Carney shows how to bring essential music theory into your DAW for a better music production workflow experience.

Steinberg Releases Dorico SE, Free Notation Software

Get many of the core features of Steinberg's powerful music notation suite completely free with this new version, Dorico SE.

4 Useful Chord Techniques For Non-Keyboard Playing Producers

Whether you're an experienced keyboard player or just beginning to learn your way around the keys, here are 4 chord techniques that will serve you well when playing and recording.

The Clarinet Is A Unique Instrument To Use When Orchestrating. Here's Why.

The design, evolution and range of the clarinet make it a fascinating instrument to play and score with. Here, Thomas Goss shows you exactly why that is the case.

Here's Why The Flute Is The Most Expressive Wind Instrument

The flute's unique design makes it incredibly expressive even for a woodwind instrument. In this short video, Thomas Goss explains why, and how you can turn it to your advantage.

Steinberg Dorico 2.2 Update Expands Scoring Capabilities in Media Music and Jazz

Dorico 2 now includes real-time MIDI recording, an overhauled MIDI transcription engine, new features for media musicians and jazz, and dozens of other improvements across the whole application.

Learn 5 Finger Patterns And Other Pro Keyboard Techniques With Jordan Rudess

Jordan Rudess shares some of his performance and warm-up secrets in this video - it's invaluable advice for keyboard players of all skill levels.

Mixed In Key Announces Captain Plugins 2.0: New Chord Progression layouts, Strum, & Swing

Captain Chords 2.0 from Mixed In Key adds greater features, tools and workflows for music composers and producers, always with an eye on bring music theory to the masses.

Isotonik Studios Melody Sauce Generates Melodic Phrases As MIDI In Ableton Live

MelodySauce from EvaBeat is a Max For Live (M4L) device that generates melodic phrases as MIDI. It's ideal for exploring and experimenting with different creative melodic directions in Ableton Live.

Music Theory: How To Recognise Musical Phrases By Their Rhythmic Pattern

Ear training is crucial to becoming a better player and producer. Here, Gregg Fine explains how to listen to the rhythm and phrasing of musical parts to better understand them.

The Beatles Chord Sequences: Understanding How They Wrote Songs

The Beatles pioneered the use of chord sequences that came to define popular music. In this short video, Matt Freiman reveals how they did it - and its simplicity may surprise you.