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Grants for female artists 2020

January 12, 2020

+ Join our email magazine, Soundfly Weekly, a thematic weekly review of relevant topics that shed light on making music and finding success in the music industry. In other words, more awesome stuff just like this. Sign up here. Narada Michael Walden, who produced “I Wanna Dance With Somebody,” once said that recording this song “was about trying […]

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Artist grants 2019

January 11, 2020

I can spend an ungodly amount of time shopping, especially at Buffalo Exchange, simply because the music is good. Here, you’ll find vintage, funky threads, hats, jewelry, costumes, coats, etc. If you have some time and need a cute outfit for a night on the town, then definitely make a pit stop here (but be […]

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Best rappers 2019

January 11, 2020

Ludwig van Beethoven’s “Für Elise” provides us with the first example of a minor second, and it can be found in the first “seconds” of the piece — in other words, the first two notes are a descending minor second apart. One of Kaye’s signature riffs occurs here during the “I’m picking up good vibrations” […]

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Full ride scholarships

January 10, 2020

“FEFE”: Welp, almost none of the section lengths here are standard. The bridge is really like some kind of early outro that incorporates the refrain, and then the outro-outro also mixes in the refrain, just in a different way. Who even knows anymore? Most closets are in the bedroom which is great. The room has […]

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Grants for band instruments

January 10, 2020

No matter what kind of music you listen to, there’s almost no way that you haven’t come across one of these impact accentuators in today’s electronic-heavy music landscape. Whether it’s a bunch of pitch-altered 808 snares in a trap song or some tuned toms in an ’80s inspired synth-pop track, drum fills are a great […]

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Creative grants

January 10, 2020

Looking to build confidence and muscle memory when playing the guitar? Look no further! These practice tips will help you gain dexterity and fluidity fast. The complicated squiggles you see in real-world string vibrations are the mathematical sum of all these different harmonics. Each harmonic produces a different pitch, so when you play a note, […]

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Sound society beer

January 10, 2020

+ Pursue your dreams faster with a Soundfly Mentor! Share your musical 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. These are some of the elements that set this program apart from a typical private lesson or […]

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Music for youth ct

January 9, 2020

Our in-house music business guru, Jay Coyle, has managed crowdfunding and direct-to-fan campaigns for bands like the Barenaked Ladies, Veruca Salt, and the Presidents of the United States of America (to name a mere handful). He always instructs his clients to be themselves and share their stories genuinely when communicating with their fanbases. Modes and Key […]

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Gangsta rappers

January 9, 2020

With a minimal music style such as hip-hop, even the smallest variation or deviation from the established material can have powerful dramatic effects. Let’s learn a bit more. This autumn, we’re launching a brand new mentored online course teaching you how to get your home-recorded vocals sounding like the pros, check it out!

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Most popular song of all time

January 9, 2020

In fitting with the other composers on this list, British composer Anna Clyne has a list of awards and prizes that seem almost unachievable at her age! Some of those include a Grammy Award nomination in 2015 for her work Prince of Clouds, the Hindemith Prize in 2016, the Charles Ives Prize, and awards from ASCAP […]

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