A fantastic song can seem like it’s a personal little musical world.

When all the things fall into place, a tightly produced track feels as if it should have come from a single artist’s creativeness.

However, the reality is much more advanced.

Most music you hear is the result of many collaborators working together at completely different stages within the process.

In case you mostly work by yourself, you may not have thought about how much this aspect of modern music workflows can affect your outcomes.

Right here’s my hard truth for today: you need good collaborators to do your greatest work. Continue reading →


Rhythm is one of the fundamental aspects of music theory.

To make great harmonies and melodies you should know how rhythm works and how it is used in your tracks.

Rhythm can get difficult very quickly, but if you learn a few simple concepts it’s not as hard to understand as you may think.

In this guide, we’ll unpack everything you need to know about rhythm and start applying rhythmic or polyrhythmic concepts in your creative process.

You’ll know how we subdivide rhythms in music, how time signatures work, and how to begin understanding compound and odd time.

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