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4 Useful Chord Techniques For Non-Keyboard Playing Producers
Whether you're an experienced keyboard player or just beginning to learn your way around the keys, here are 4 chord techniques that will serve you well when playing and recording.
Music Theory & Education
Jul. 9, 2019
ChordPotion Is A New Plug-In To Help You Generate Complex MIDI From Simple Notes
Suitable for many genres and bundled with time-tested preset MIDI patterns, ChordPotion helps you take simple input and turn it into cool patterns to spice up your tracks.
Mar. 28, 2019
Scaler 1.2 Is A Plugin For Scale Detection And Chord Building From Plugin Boutique
Never struggle for ideas or inspiration again with this clever MIDI detection plugin that can determine the key you are playing in and make suggestions as to where to go next.
Mar. 28, 2018
Review: Mixed In Key Captain Chords
Need help making chords or getting compositional ideas? Sara Simms checks out Mixed In Key's Captain Chords plugin, which aims to let you do just that.
Feb. 6, 2018
Music Theory Tutorial: ”Ice Cream" Changes-The I-vi-IV-V (or V7) Progression
Ice Cream or I-VI-IV-V is a popular chord progression that can be found in many 1950s and 1960s ballads. In this tutorial Jay Asher explores this early rock n' roll classic progression.
Oct. 2, 2016
Watch How a 4-Track Cassette Recorder Can Become a Musical Instrument
Chris Randall of Audio Damage shows us how to do something which many people aren’t aware is possible: using a cassette 4-track as a musical instrument. It’s this fascinating 12 minute video.
Jul. 20, 2016
TET Music Tools Release Arpeggio Designer & Chord Explorer Max For Live Devices
With a focus on quick and easy composition, Arpeggio Designer & Chord Explorer bring powerful tools to help you express musical ideas to the Max for Live device format.
Mar. 29, 2016
Music Theory: Adding Richness To Your Chord Progressions with Non-root Bass Notes
In this music theory tutorial, Jay Asher teaches us how using non-root notes from your chords for the bass part can add complexity and evoke different emotional responses from the listener.
Dec. 13, 2015
8 Tips for Writing Pop Songs
Are you curious about writing pop songs? If you're an established or aspiring writer who's interested in writing pop music, here are a few tips on how to craft better pop songs.
Aug. 21, 2015
Building EDM Chord Progressions in Logic Pro
Darren Burgos reveals how to easily program electronic-style chord progressions in Logic Pro X which you can then trigger with single keys. Great for producers and performers.
Jun. 29, 2015
Create Easy Harmonies, Melodies, and Chord Progressions in Studio One
Whether you're a well-versed composer or new to the game, PreSonus Studio One has some tools to help making harmonies, melodies and chord progressions a cinch. Here's how.
Oct. 17, 2014
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