I heard both songs in their original forms every time I went to the gym and it immediately registered as a candidate for the next mashup treatment. The chord patterns certainly fitted well using mainly an A – F♯ movement upon which all other chords were based on.
Years ago, a friend played ‘Nothing Else Matters’ at an open mic event, and I listened to the song afterwards to understand what he enjoyed about it. I could see why the song was popular, it having all the ingredients such as; a relatable subject (relationships, especially of the long-distance […]
Listening to the original version of Ed Sheeran’s 2014 hit ‘Don’t’, it might have seemed to some, like an unlikely choice to be mixed with Lucy Pearl’s early 2000s hit ‘Don’t Mess with My Man’. However, on listening to the bass of both songs, I found the low notes followed […]
Upon first hearing Camila Cabello’s song ‘Havana’ I was reminded of another latin chart-topper – Carlos Santana’s 1999 hit ‘Smooth’ featuring Rob Thomas (lead singer of American rock band ‘Matchbox Twenty’). It seemed like a perfect fit to combine the two songs. Below’s the end result. Enjoy.
The Circle of fifths is a circle of closely related pitches or key tonalities. It shows how the different keys are related to one another. It is usually shown as a circle with the names of keys around it. If you take any key in the circle, its fifth is […]
By Gavin Peterson Audio Arterty’s One DJ is a customisable DJ software which features a fully modifiable user interface with audio routing and a timeline edit mode. This last feature is particularly useful when trying to load an instrumental and an acapella (automatically expanding both) into the same deck, trigger […]
Second part in a piano video tutorial series on the song ‘New Day’. This lesson looks at the opening melody using the right hand and the accompanying left hand chords.
*Firstly, if you don’t have Quicktime it is recommended that you download it to hear the audio in this post. A well known jazz musician once said, “jazz can be taught in just three lessons; 1st lesson: practice for 10 years; 2nd lesson: practice and perform for 10 years; 3rd […]
Does music make you smarter? What the science says about learning/playing an instrument (Mozart Effect and all)
By Ugo Onwutalu It has often been said in various promotional material, media and popular culture that learning a musical instrument and listening to music has numerous benefits amongst which are the increase in memory, learning capacity, overall intelligence and emotional well-being. This reminds me of the Mozart Effect popularised years ago as […]
1. MusicDrop and BoxyTunes Ok, these are Two apps but crucially, both have the same aim – to turn online storage service DropBox into a fully functioning cloud music service. Both MusicDrop and BoxyTunes stream music from your DropBox account, pulling in cover artwork and other information. They will increasingly […]