Most western music relies on a steady measured pulse. See what happens when the metrical safety net disappears in these passionate examples of free rhythm.
Don’t just look at a guitar and assume you know the sound it will produce. Learn about the various factors that affect guitar tone and what to listen for.
Do some audio frequency ear training and you’ll find it easier to mix percussion, choose the perfect drum kits for your tracks, and adjust their EQ in the mix.
Every musical instrument has a different characteristic sound, or “timbre”. As a singer, to sound in tune with them you must learn to adjust your own timbre.
Have you heard about the importance of “frequencies” in music? In this article we’ll explain why understanding frequency can make you a better musician.
There’s a big trap that most newbie music arrangers fall into. Discover what that is, and the secret solution to great musical arrangements in this article.
Falsetto? Glottal? Belting? If you’re confused by terms used in singing these definitions with audio examples will make them all as clear as a bell.
Find out how to distinguish pitch and timbre, how to identify an instruments timbre and how recognising timbre has shaped classical and modern music.
Discover 5 astonishingly beautiful tracks by Heitor Villa-Lobos, who infuses classical forms with Brazilian spirit to create a musical language all his own.
Join us for an active listening journey to the Colombian Coast with these 5 songs demonstrating the influence of Cumbia music in other genres.
Get ready to feel the rhythm with this “serving of groove”. Featuring five artists from around the world this set demonstrates the diversity of groove.