Learn to understand and internalize complicated rhythms and melodies by breaking them down into building blocks of 2’s and 3’s!
Don’t know your 4/4 from your 2/2? Start here! We take you through some basic time signatures, and show you how to listen for them.
Rhythm is the most essential musical element. Honing our rhythmic perception gives us greater enjoyment and clarity as we create and listen to music.
Rhythm is an often-overlooked area of ear training but you can sharpen up your sense of rhythm with exercises and habits like these.
Music duo O&O share an approach to songwriting that plays to your strengths, gets your creative juices flowing, and inspires collaboration!
This podcast episode looks at the concept of meter, how it relates to beats and bars, and how to start recognizing it in music.
The 6/8 time signature is a common one but musicians often struggle with it because they make these 5 mistakes. Learn how to avoid them and recognise 6/8.
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!
The time signature determines how the beat of a song works. But how do you know which time signature is being used or how to choose one yourself? Find out here.
Are you a classically-trained musician looking to improvise? Learn how to inject spontaneity into your music with melody, harmony, rhythm, and more.
The notes you don’t play are just as important as the ones you do! Learn how to use silence in your improvisation to add interest to your solos.
This week on Musical U: a unique guitarpicking style, swing rhythms, the art of forging your own path in music, and the useful practice of arranging music.