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The Secret of Subtractive Rhythms

A simple three-step process is all it takes to go from stale to swinging.

Get the Guitar Sound You Want: Cheat Sheet for Delay and Reverb Effects

Image via ShutterstockDelay and reverb are often regarded as some of the most important effects for a guitarist both onstage and in the studio. …

Music Production

How to play guitar like Jimmy Page

<b>Not only is Jimmy Page responsible for some of the most memorable guitar riffs of the last century, but he's a mean lead guitarist as well. Here,</b> …

Music Theory: Exploring The 432Hz Tuning Debate

Disclaimer: All the info for this article comes from the references the author added at the bottom. Some of these claims have not been scientifically …

How to make a programmed piano part sound more realistic

<b>There are plenty of realistic sampled instruments available, but getting a convincing performance out of them can require some programming know-how.</b> …

Music Production

Beyond Blues: How to Use Guide Tones

Not all notes are created equal. With a few well-placed targets, your solos can stand out.

Electric Guitar

10 ways to make your DAW projects sound more human

1. Think like a drummer<p>While electronic beat programming and experimentation go hand-in-hand, thinking like a human drummer will result in more …

Music Production

Learn Something: Berklee Is Offering a Free Course in Music Theory, Why Not Take It?

Music Theory: Odd and Compound Time Signatures

Every time you load up a new session, regardless of DAW, the time signature defaults to 4/4, the most common time signature used in music …

5 Major Jazz Guitar Licks

In this lesson you’ll learn 5 finger-friendly jazz guitar licks in the key of Eb major. By practicing these licks you’ll get 2 important patterns …

Electric Guitar

John Carter Cash explains Rick Rubin's influence on Johnny Cash's work

Johnny Cash had an epic third act. It’s often passed over in remembrances of his 50-year and 100-album career, but CMT’s new documentary, <i>American</i> …

Tonal Theory Applied to the Guitar, Part 2: Chords, Progressions, and Cadences | Guitar Lesson

In the first part of the series, I discussed pitches, sales, and different key signatures. Now we shall take what we learned from the first lesson …

The 8 Best Songs for Growing ADHD Brains

1 of 9<p>The Benefits of Music Therapy<p>Music can work wonders on the ADHD brain, improving everything from language development to impulse control. The …

Music Theory: Modes, Modes, Modes....What Are They Good For?

<i>In his latest exploration of electronic music theory, Dubspot contributor Michael Emenau a.k.a. MNO investigates the concept of musical Modes. Learn</i> …

Thomas Dolby Has a Brilliantly Simple Explanation of How a Synthesizer Works

He blinds us with science, and puppets.<p>A great synth can create a vast array of sounds to please even the most creative musician. But try to explain the science of how it all works and you could quickly find yourself going down a rabbit hole of electronics jargon. To get the gist of how a …

8 Tips for Writing Pop Songs

1. Listen to Pop Music<p>It's going to be challenging to create a great pop song if you don't know what contemporary pop music sounds like. Take a …