Musical U interviews Chord Genome Project creator Austin Brentley on the power of chords and how learning just four will unlock a world of playable music.
Discover the formula used by many pop, alternative, indie, country, hymns, gospel, blues, rock, reggae, and more, which lets you play those songs by ear.
To write your own scary movie soundtrack or add variation to your compositions using minor key you’ll need to know about minor scales and chords. Master the basics here.
Learn all about chord progressions, how they’re created, why they matter, and how you can use them to write unforgettable music.
The 12-bar blues are the foundation that rock & roll was built on. Learn why this chord progression is so memorable, and how you can use it in songwriting!
The “hook” is the earworm that elevates the song to the status of “unforgettable”. Learn all about the hook in this podcast episode!
Open you ears to this 5 Song Set influenced by the blues. Listen out for the bluesy elements in these unique songs from five great international artists.
Learn about the four chords that countless musical masterpieces have been built on, how they’re named, and how you can craft tunes out of them yourself.
Prolific songwriter Joanne Cooper shows you how to make a backing track, and the myriad of ways you can use it for practice, improvisation, and more.
Step by step, ear training produces magical results. Find out how to hear the foundational major key chord progressions, with fun examples and exercises.
Is there an ear training course in your future? Don’t go there without being prepared! Just Another Flutist gives five tips on how to be ready for class.
Minor songs sound rich and exotic but listen to the bass and it all falls into place. Learn for yourself how to identify minor chord progressions by ear.