Have you ever wondered how musicians read or write rhythm notation, or how to count rhythms 1, 2, 3, 4? Here’s the full scoop and exercises to try.
Blues Guitar Institute founder John Hatcher talks instrument technique, blues fundamentals, and his game-changing concept of “microlicks”.
Listen to Musical U founder Christopher Sutton discuss the benefits of solfa (a.k.a. solfege) when interpreting music and learning to play by ear.
We interview Youtube-based music educator Adam Neely on making music theory interesting, a helpful perspective on practice, and the power of audiation.
We interview Musical U member Jenny on her goals and achievements, and how Musical U’s resources and community has helped her musical development.
Find out how you can connect the music theory and ear training you’re learning to that piece of music that you’ve been wrapping your fingers around.
Becoming a musician encompasses more than just instrumental proficiency. Discover the two other aspects of musicality that are often neglected in education!
Learning to spell intervals will help you play by ear and improvise easily. Get some top tips on how to learn this skill quickly with these 7 shortcuts.
Learn about Toccata Blocks, a exciting hands-on tool that makes it easy for anyone to learn rhythm – no confusing diagrams or fractions required!
Did you know that the rhythmic backbone of pop music is borrowed from Afro-Cuban music? Discover the connection between African drumming and pop radio!
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.
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!