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When was music unites founded

November 14, 2019

If you have been writing songs for some time and find yourself feeling creatively stifled, consider listening to your older songs for inspiration. Map out those songs and identify elements or themes that you can expand upon, improve, or alter. If you are new to songwriting or don’t have music that you previously released, take […]

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90s hip hop artists

November 14, 2019

“We’re gonna need more crayons. There is not necessarily a lot of competition for the title of ‘Greatest unauthorized Kanye West coloring book of all time,’ but newly announced Color Me Kanye would earn it even if there was.” At the end of your session, your mentor will reflect with you on all you’ve accomplished […]

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Best rappers of all time genius

November 14, 2019

We also get a glimpse into the assumed social life of this band (which, if it is just a bunch of their friends partying, that’s a great way to save money on actors!). “This Is America”: We’ve found the first of this year’s modulating pop tunes: changing from a gospelly F major to what I hear as E♭ […]

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Investors for music festivals

November 14, 2019

Focus: Work on three different song seeds and further them along in the composition and songwriting process. With overwhelmingly positive results, we’re happy to share a few testimonials of Soundfly’s Orchestration For Strings course directly from our students.

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Private music investors

November 14, 2019

Last, there’s this little tag thing leading us into part three, coming in around the 3:00 mark. And now we’re back to Drake, but not to the harmony fog — just a nice, clean E♭ minor loop. Even all the shouts and “yeah”s are neatly auto-tuned to E♭ minor pentatonic. Due to the way that […]

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Rap groups 2018

November 14, 2019

If you’re interested in becoming a content partner, please send articles and inquiries to support(at)soundfly.com! All of our mentored online courses come with six weeks of 1-on-1 professional coaching and feedback on your work. It’s like having a personal trainer, but for music! Share your goals with us and we’ll find a course for you, or create a custom mentorship […]

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Modern rap groups

November 14, 2019

All pay their members on a regular basis, either quarterly or monthly. The dates these distributions will occur are listed in advance. In fact, it’s so dependable there’s even a term for it — “mailbox money.” The music business in 2019 has obviously changed immensely from what it was in 1919, but one thing about […]

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Gangsta rap 100% lyrics

November 14, 2019

Ira Arnstein, the minor early 20th century composer with religious leanings, believed that Cole Porter, a very influential composer and songsmith, enlisted spies to steal his songs and sued him for plagiarism of multiple works. The following post comes directly from Soundfly’s mentored online course, The Art of Hip-Hop Production. Learn the nuances of producing beats, arranging tracks, […]

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Art activism grants

November 14, 2019

I do give students my opinions on their music, during our in-class, art-school-style critique sessions (and sometimes also as timed SoundCloud comments.) I consider this subjective group critique to be the actually valuable form of feedback. As a group, we listen to each person’s assignment and then talk about it. We try to figure out: […]

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Canada council curatorial grants

November 14, 2019

+ Pursue your dreams faster with a Soundfly Mentor! Share your music goals with us and we’ll pair you up with a professional musician, engineer, educator, or music industry veteran who will help you achieve them in a customized four-week session. Be careful here. Don’t turn it up too loud and fool yourself into liking the result just […]

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