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+ Learn how to crowdfund like a pro with Soundfly! Check out our course, “Crowdfunding for Musicians” and learn how to raise money while developing your core fan community. I was born in Amsterdam but raised in Ibiza. I studied music theory and guitar from a young age but suffered from terrible stage fright at my first-ever performance and decided to quit shortly after. I was…

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Explore Soundfly’s wide array of free online courses and expand your musical skills over your lunch break! Here’s just a few free courses you can choose from: How to Create a Killer Musician Website, Touring on a Shoestring, Music Theory for Bedroom Producers, and How to Get All the Royalties You Never Knew Existed. Dead J is one of the most innovative and prolific electronic musicians making music in China. His…

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Here’s how this looks in Ableton Live’s Arrange view. The color-coding represents my 100 percent subjective and ignorant sense of where the sections fall. Gorgeous though the chaconne is, my enjoyment has been hampered by my inability to figure out the rhythm. All classical performers insist on doing extremely expressive (read: loose) timekeeping. I don’t have the sarabande rhythm internalized well enough to be able to track it through…

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The verses of “I Wanna Dance With Somebody” contain those three top-tiered notes (1, 3, and 5) 57% of the time and the pre-chorus contains them 50% of the time. But the chorus uses these notes 85% of the time, meaning that it’s both pleasurable and predictable when it repeats and allows us to sing along in our heads (or in our showers). If you’re anything…

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Learn the different scale types and modes that exist and the popular songs that make use of them, and all inside your DAW’s piano roll, in Soundfly’s game-changing free online music theory course series, Theory for Producers, taught by NYU professor Ethan Hein. We’ll also be joined by our friends at Bandzoogle, TuneCore, and ReverbNation, and more, who will be posting content about home recording all…