Lynda 20 Unofficial Rules of Songwriting TUTORiAL
While there are technically no limits when it comes to songwriting, here are 20 "unofficial" rules that songwriters employ to make songs more engaging and memorable. And it's not just commercial songwriters. These rules are used in many of the popular and GRAMMY-winning songs you hear today. In this course, Cliff Goldmacher reveals tips from the professional songwriter's rulebook, starting with 10 rules about lyrics: staying conversational, using concrete details, and keeping your rhyme schemes the same in similar sections.
* Writing lyrics that are conversational and natural
* Making every line count
* Putting your song's hook at the end of a chorus
* Creating simple and unique melodies
* Keeping song intros short and longer verses at the beginning of a song
Udemy Circle of 5ths L2: Music Theory Tritone Chord Progressions TUTORiAL
Rosa has an unique was of teaching, She structure the course in a way, it let us figure out things first before giving us answers, not spoon feeding us. No dry boring lesson , I feel I'm being taught by how & why it 'works'... and not traditionally rigid like many other course out there. Thumbs up & keep up the good work.
Circle of 5ths Level 2 - Intermediate to Advanced
This course takes musicians to apply more advanced music theory into their playing - Tritones, Tritone Chord Substitutions, Jazzy Chromatic Chord Movement, 36251 Turn Arounds.
It is important for all musicians, whether you play guitar, piano, ukulele, violin, harmonica, or any musical instruments to develop an intimate knowledge of the Circle of 5ths. The Circle of 5ths is a visual picture that tells us the relations between keys, scales, chords, chord progressions, tritones, tritone chord substitutions, pentatonic scales, blues scales, 7 modes of music, etc.
The Tritone chord substitution is one of the most commonly used chord substitutions in jazz. By using tritone chord substitution, you often get a beautiful chromatic bass line in the song and especially in turn arounds.
When it comes to more advanced music theory, students get confused and give up in their struggle to advance in their musicianship.
Here's the secret: Learn to use the Moving Circle of 5ths Dynamically! When you know how to move the circle around to understand Tritones and how the interval is created in the Dominant 7 chords, you will understand why professional musicians do such smooth voicing because they know how to concentrate on the 3rd & 7th tones easily.
In this Circle of 5ths Level 2 course, I will show you how to use the Circle to do Tritone Chord substitutions with Dominant 7 Chords and Minor 7 Chords. In this way, you will have many more options in your music compositions other than the normal Diatonic Chord Progression & Secondary Dominants that you learned in Circle of 5ths Level 1 Course.
When you do Tritone Chord Substitutions, you begin to learn advance music harmonic sounds, and the importance of doing smooth voicing, chromatic bass line chord movement in turn arounds that audience loves to listen to.
In this course, I will also show you when Tritone Chord Substitutions work and when they don't work. There are some rules you need to follow so that you create beautiful harmonic sounds in your piece of music, whether reharmonizing a song or in the writing of your own songs.
You will be doing a lot of assignments so that you learn to find the answer yourself. What you discover sticks with you much more than what you are told. It is easy for me to lay out all the answers and theory for you. What is unique in the course is that I will coach you along to help you think and discover the answers for yourself in a creative way.
The following topics will be covered extensively:
Tritone Chord Substitution
Tritone Wants to Resolve
Tritones in All 12 Dominant 7 Chords
Advanced Harmony: Put in Tritone Chord Substitution
Two Magical Ways to Find the Tritone Chord Substitutions
Tritone Chromatic Movement
Song Application - Little Brown Jug - Putting in Tritone Chord Subs
When To Avoid Doing Tritone Chord Substitution?
Improvisation on ii7 V7 I
Jazzy Turn Around - 3 6 2 5
Formula for the Jazzy Turn Around 3 6 2 5 in C Key
Turn Around in Eb Key - Misty
Improvise on the 3625 Turn Around in all 12 Keys
Tritone Chord Substitution to Minor 7 Chords
Minor 7 Chord Substitutions
Golden Rule of Tritone Chord Subs
Applying Golden Rule to 36251 Progression
Apply Tritone Chord Substitutions to E7 A7 D7 G7 C
Only Need One Circle to Find Tritone Chord Substitutions
Lynda Music Theory for Songwriters: The Fundamentals TUTORiAL
Music theory is fundamental to making and playing music. However, no one has taught it in such a user-friendly and songwriting-focused way as we do here, using both keyboard and guitar to demonstrate the techniques. Professional musician Julian Velard starts the course with the building blocks of harmony: notes, scales, intervals, chords, inversions, and basic chord progressions. He then goes into voice leading—showing how to move from one chord to another by changing just one or two notes—and reviews common song forms, from the familiar verse/chorus/verse of pop to the simple verse of the blues. At the end of each chapter, Julian explains the songwriting techniques shown in the chapter within the context of his own original commercially released songs.
* Understanding scales, intervals, and keys
* Triads or three-note chords
* Triad inversions
* Common major-scale chord progressions and cadences
* Voice leading
* Song form elements such as verse, chorus, bridge, hook, and more
* Using common song forms in songwriting
Groove3 First Song with MASCHINE TUTORiAL-SYNTHiC4TE
YOU ALWAYS REMEMBER YOUR FIRST
Ready to make your first song with Native Instrument MASCHINE? Let Maschine guru Mic Thomas show you step by step, how you can use it to create an entire song from start to finish.
Mic starts you off at the beginning with a basic intro to MASCHINE and how to get it ready to capture your ideas. Mic then reveals how to Find Sounds, Make Your First Beat, and use the Step Sequencer.
Once you have your beat laid down, Mic explores how to Add Chords, Melody, a Bass Line, and use MASCHINE's powerful Sampler. With your parts now created, Mic demonstrates how to Arrange, Mix, and Export your song, for all to hear.
If you just picked up MASCHINE and are ready to make your first
production, or if you're a MASCHINE user looking for new song writing techniques, watch "First Song with MASCHINE" today!
Groove3 BIAB 2014 for Mac Explained TUTORIAL
Music studio master Eli Krantzberg brings you a series all about the awesome PG Music Band-in-a-Box accompaniment software suite! Get up and running fast and start making ultra-realistic backing tracks easily for your songs today!
Eli starts with the basics covering Terminology, MIDI Setup, Main Screen Overview and How to Load & Play Songs. Next, Eli goes deeper into Creating Songs with videos on Starting a Song, Framing Your Song, Entering & Displaying Chords, as well as Alternate Chord Entry Methods.
Creating Arrangements is then explained and Eli covers Rests, Shots & Holds, Pushes, the Chord Settings Dialog, Auto Generated Intros, Part Markers & SubStyles, Song Settings, Chordsheets and much more!
Eli then reveals the numerous Styles available in Band-in-a-Box and how to use them. You'll learn all about the StylePicker, MultiStyles, MIDI SuperTracks, RealTracks and more. Eli wraps up this super series with videos on Working with Tracks, featuring Track & Thru Settings, Melodies & Solos, The Melodist and Notation Basics.
As a bonus, Eli gives you a video entitled "Band Outside The Box" which covers the various ways of getting your tracks and performances out of BIAB as either Audio or MIDI files! If you're new to Band-in-a-Box or just want to go a little deeper into it, this series is a must see... Get "BIAB 2014 for Mac Explained" today!
30 Tutorials / 2 hrs 49 min Total Runtime
For all beginner to intermediate PG Music Band-in-a-Box users
Tutorials written by Apple Logic Certified Pro Eli Krantzberg
Simple to use video control interface for Mac & PC
Watch Online, Download, Stream to iPad, iPhone & iPod
Groove 3 First Song in GarageBand TUTORIAL
Say you've got a creative spark for a song idea and want to compose, record, and mix it into a song, using Apple GarageBand. In this 90 minute series, Eli Krantzberg shows you how you can use GarageBand to make it all happen, step by step.
Eli starts by explaining the series, and giving you a preview of the song, called "Hello Fun." The next videos are all about Song Buildup, Laying Down the Beat, coming up with a Chord Progression and Baseline for the Verse, creating a Pre-Chorus, then a Chorus.
Once the parts start taking shape, Eli dives into expanding the song with Pads and Pitch Risers, forming an Introduction, and adding String Synths to the Chorus.
With the parts formed, Eli now turns to song structure and developing the arrangement. With the song itself beginning to form, he spends the next few videos showing you how to Add and Edit Vocals and Guitars before finally Finishing off the Mix and sharing it with the world.
If you're new to GarageBand, maybe even to digital music in general, "First Song in GarageBand" will get you started on the path of complete song creation!
18 Tutorials / 1hr 33min Total Runtime
For all beginner to intermediate Apple GarageBand users
Tutorials written by Apple Certified Pro Eli Krantzberg
Simple to use video control interface for Mac & PC
Watch Online, Download, Stream to iPad, iPhone & iPod
Udemy Digital Music Production Creating Tomorrow's Hit Songs! TUTORiAL
For Musicians, Bands and Songwriters - produce your songs with the sound of the big Record Labels!
Musicians, Bands and Songwriters - you will never again waste time and money on making "demo records" - you will make the final commercial product yourself! With this course, you are taking your musical destiny in your own hands.
All you need is a basic understanding of your digital audio workstation - Logic Pro, Cubase, Sonar or similar. In this course, you will work step by step through a real-world project, from a bunch of raw audio files that we are providing, to a shiny and polished production that sounds every bit as great as the hits on the radio.
The course has 15 lectures, each between 5 and ten minutes. Completing the course and replicating on your system all the examples shown, will take you around 6 hours.
What are the requirements?
Students need to have a DAW or sequencer like LogicPro, Cubase, Sonar or similar installed on their computer.
What am I going to get from this course?
Over 8 lectures and 38 mins of content!
produce their original music with the sound of the big Record Labels
use only their sequencer ( DAW) to produce real Records instead of demo recordings.
What is the target audience?
Musicians, singer/songwriters, composers and band members. Music enthusiasts, aspiring producers and technology fans.
Those who have never used a sequencer or Digital Audio Workstation, please take a relevant basic course first.