How To QUANTIZE In REAPER Jan 06, 2022

Quantizing can help make the music recording process much faster and much more painless! 

In this video, we break down how to handle quantizing in Reaper.

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5 Ways to KEEP YOUR VERSES INTERESTING as a Songwriter Jan 03, 2022

In most songs, the chorus and bridge operate as the highlights. But most songs are about 50% verses! 

So in this video we're talking about how to keep our verses interesting!

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How To Do AUTOMATIONS In REAPER Dec 30, 2021

In this video, we talk about how to do automations in Reaper.

Automations are super easy to do and can make a huge difference in making strings, brass, and woodwind VSTs and plugins sound much...

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SIMPLE Way to Make Your CHORD PROGRESSIONS MORE INTERESTING Dec 27, 2021

You don't have to have fancy chord progressions to make your chord progressions interesting. 

In fact, making subtle and small changes such as changing your basic major or minor triad to a...

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What is the PHRYGIAN MODE? Phrygian Mode for Songwriters Dec 23, 2021

What is the Phrygian mode? And how is it useful to us as songwriters?

If you're looking for a sound that's darker than a regular minor key, the Phrygian mode might be the mode for you. 

Let's...

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4 Things Songwriters Can Learn From Authors Dec 20, 2021

I think there are 4 important things we as songwriters can learn from authors.

In fact, I'm of the opinion that artists can learn quite a lot from artists of different forms.

Authors can learn...

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What is the DORIAN MODE? Dorian Mode for Songwriters Dec 16, 2021

What is the Dorian mode? Specifically, how do we figure out the notes and use it as songwriters?

In this video, we talk about how to get to the Dorian mode with keeping the same key...

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3 MORE REASONS Your SONG SUCKS Dec 13, 2021

In this video, we're going to talk about 3 more reasons that your song might suck. 

Sometimes we end up underwhelmed with our final song. Sometimes it's worse and we hate it or resent it for...

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What is the MIXOLYDIAN MODE? Mixolydian Mode for Songwriters Dec 09, 2021

What is the Mixolydian Mode? The short answer is that it is the "darkest" of the 3 modes that are based on a Major Tonic chord. 

If you want a song that's mostly Major in sound, but not ...

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3 Reasons Your Song SUCKS songwriting tips Dec 06, 2021

Do you find yourself underwhelmed with your song after you've finished?

Or maybe you haven't finished many songs because you throw them in the metaphorical trash before even finishing them.

If...

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What Is The LYDIAN MODE? Lydian Mode For Songwriters lydian mode major scale modes modes music theory Dec 02, 2021

What is the Lydian mode?

The short version is that it's the mode based off of the 4th scale degree of a Major Key and it's a mode that's even brighter and more heavenly sounding than a Major...

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How To Figure Out ALL THE NOTES for ALL NATURAL MINOR KEYS all notes in every natural minor key learn music theory music theory music theory for songwriters natural minor natural minor key songwriter theory Nov 29, 2021

In this video, you'll learn the single thing you need to know in order to figure out every single note in every minor key. Let's talk about it!

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