Posts with tag music-theory

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Review: MelodicFlow MIDI Plug-In Prevents You Playing Bad Notes

If you'd like to quickly create melodic parts without ever playing a bad note again then MelodicFlow MIDI plugin is designed for you. G.W. Childs find out if it's really as error free as it says.

Music Theory: Using Parallel Harmony

If you've been advised to avoid parallel harmony in your music compositions, think again. When used carefully, parallel harmony can be a useful tool for every modern composer.

Chords & Scales Max For Live Devices Helps You Learn Music Theory in Ableton Live (FREE)

Download these 2 free Max for Live devices designed to help you quickly find the right chords and scales inside Ableton Live while you're composing and producing. And they're FREE!

MelodicFlow Won't Let You Play Bad Notes Ever Again

If you'd like to quickly create basslines, hooks and melodic parts that will make any "wrong" notes sound right, you're in luck. MelodicFlow is designed to do just that, and it's easy to use.

The Beginning Of The End For Composers? Google Magenta Just Wrote Its First Song

Oh AI, how we love thee and are afraid of thee in equal measure. Google's Brain Team are using machine learning in the form of Magenta to create original music and art. Should musicians be concerned?

Music Theory & Production Tips: Creating Vocal Harmonies

There's more to creating good vocal harmonies than just using pitch shifting software. In this tutorial, Joe Albano takes us through the basic concepts and considerations you need to know.

Online Ear Training? Go to SoundGym

So you want to train your ears, become better equipped to make more informed mixing decisions and make better music? The SoundGym believe an ear training workout with them will help.

AutoTheory Pro Released: Easily Play Complex Chords & Melodies In Any DAW

Mosaic Beats tell us that AutoTheory PRO gives everyone the power to play any instrument, in any DAW. All you need is the desire to play and a MIDI or QWERTY keyboard.

Music Theory In Your Browser: Playing Arpeggios Has Never Been More Fun

Web browsers can do more than log onto Facebook or let you watch the latest kitten aspiring to be a DJ video. (Yes, the later does exist). Arpeggios is an excellent Chrome-based music tool you'll love

Music Theory: Rhythmic Workshop 101

Starting every musical phrase on the "one" can get boring quickly. But don't fret! Matt Vanacoro is here to help you elevate your melodies to the next level with rhythmic displacement.

Counterpointer, A Hardware Synth For Bach Style Composition

What do you get when you cross a hardware synthesizer with the music theory concept and practice of Counterpoint, Bach-style? Easy: The Counterpointer synth that generates 3-voice harmonies.

Music Theory: 4 Jazz Techniques for Electronic Composers

Taking tips from the Jazz greats like Monk, Coltrane and Corea can help you sound more like electronic producers like Thavius Beck, BT, and Richard Devine. Check out these 4 music theory tips.

5 Reasons To Consider Tuning To 432Hz For Meditation Music

The 432 Hz debate continues. Whether you agree with the scientific research (or lack of) behind using 432 Hz, here's Torkom Ji weighing in with 5 reasons 432 Hz could be ideal for meditation music.

5 Essential Tips for Composing Melodies for EDM

When it comes to creating melodic parts for electronic dance music productions don't be left scratching your head, or feeling uninspired. Here's 5 essential tips to help you create better melodies.

Music Theory: 432 Hz Tuning - Separating Fact From Fiction

In exploring the 432 Hz debate at Ask.Audio, we soon realised this topic wasn't going to be resolved in one article. Here Assaf Dar Sagol explores the fact and fiction behind tuning to 432 Hz.