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!
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.
What is the meaning of the word “tone” in music? Turns out, there’s many! Get acquainted with three of its possible uses.
This week, Musical U interviews member Ashley Sherman on her breakthrough moments in music, and how Musical U helped her get there.
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.
Learn all about chord progressions, how they’re created, why they matter, and how you can use them to write unforgettable music.
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.
Understanding the relationship between scales and chords has numerous practical benefits. Learn how to easily go from one to the other using a simple trick!
You may know your chords, but can you hear the individual notes present in each chord? We show you how to develop this skill and apply it to your playing.
Did you know that solfa can be used to recognise different types of chord? Here is how to practice this useful skill, with step by step exercises you can do.
Want to walk into any musical situation with the chord progression to any song? Learn to hear the movement of the chord roots and you’re well on your way.