Open your ears to the versatile ii-V-I chord progression, learn its inner mechanics, and find out how you can use it in your own songwriting.
Sabrina Peña Young
Posts by Sabrina Peña Young
What are secondary dominants and what do they contribute to chord progressions? Learn how to hear them in a progression and how to use them in songwriting!
Learn how you can minimize your stage fright and anxiety, and prepare yourself to give the performance of a lifetime at your upcoming gig.
Learning a new instrument greatly benefits to your musicality: collaboration, deeper understandings, and lots more fun. It’s not as hard as you may think!
Learn the benefits that sight reading will bring to your musicality, and start learning this skill with a few basic exercises.
What is an augmented chord, and how can you pick it out from a crowd? Musical U teaches you how you can listen for and differentiate these special chords.
Move past major and minor with an introduction to diminished triads! Learn how they are built, and how you can use your ears to pick them out of a crowd.
With their versatility, dedication, and near-frightening perfectionism, pianists are a rare species. Learn what sets them apart from the rest!
Oddly enough, constraints often breed creativity! Learn how the imposed limits of songwriting challenges can lead to an unexpected musical masterpiece.
Stuck in a songwriting rut? Try our mini songwriting challenges to find inspiration for your next masterpiece in food, film, and your favourite superhero!
Dive into the world of absurd, unbearably corny, and just-plain-bad lyrics, and learn how songs become smash hits in spite of (or because of) them!
Clapping in time? Easy right? Well, if it’s not easy for you – you’re not alone! The good news is that clapping in time is learnable, valuable, and fun!