Will Van Wig

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Late June set to be best time to get yourself a OnePlus One

Now that the OnePlus One has been revealed in all its glory, the next question people are asking is, “when can I get one?” OnePlus’ original production plan penciled the international availability of the OnePlus One for Q2 2014. Now Q2 is a three month period and could mean April, May or June. …

Mobile Technology

Spotify's major redesign comes to Android

The all-new Spotify experience that launched on iPhone and desktop earlier this month is now arriving on Android. The app now looks essentially identical across both mobile platforms, sharing the same dark theme, new typeface, and subtle translucency effects. Spotify's "Your Music" — which lets …

Chord Progressions: The Importance of a Harmonic Goal

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Music Foundations Tutorial: What are Polyrhythms? (Put Your Hands Together!)

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The 5 Best Daily Exercises a Songwriter Can Do

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Choosing Song Chords That Work Well Together

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Using Technology to Generate Songwriting Ideas

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Giving Chord Progressions a Sense of Direction

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8 Questions and Answers on Writing Song Melodies

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Create Ideas First, Songs Second

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The Danger of Chords-First Songwriting, and Other Thoughts

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Writing Great Songs: How You Start Can Be Crucial

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Making Song Melodies Better With the Right Chord Progression

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Chord Progressions: How To Get Back Home

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Song Intros: 10 Seconds That Can Make or Break Your Tune

<i>It will amaze you to see how close a bad song is to being good. The dividing line is often very thin. With a few small fixes, you can turn yourself</i> …

Creating Tension & Release Keeps Audiences Listening

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Using An AABB Repetition Scheme for Song Verses

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Songwriting Technique: 5 Ways to Create Dynamic Shapes

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3 Short Exercises to Help Create Song Melodies

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Simplifying the Melody-Writing Process

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Using Contrasting Elements to Keep Listeners Interested

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Writing in a Vacuum Stunts Your Musical Growth

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Creating Musical Momentum Keeps Listeners Listening

<i>Much of the skill of songwriting involves very subtle qualities that audiences don’t consciously notice. But they’re a vital part of songwriting</i> …

The Crucial Differences Between Verse and Chorus Melodies

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What’s More Important to a Successful Song – Hook or Motif?

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Repetition: the Fix For a Wandering Song Melody

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