Music theory is one of those things a lot of musicians (I’m looking at you, guitarists) like to avoid. Most of the reasons I’ve heard are that it will reduce their creativity or box them in with too many rules. I see music theory as a tool that allows me to write and learn music a lot faster and make conscious decisions about what I’m playing. I’ll be coming at this from a guitarists standpoint but you should be able to transplant it to any musical venture. Read more “Essential Chord Theory For Guitarists”
I realised I hadn’t actually defined any of the things I create and I think this is why I felt a little bit lost with all my projects. After just writing down one little definition for the podcast, ideas started flowing because I knew straight away what direction I wanted to go in. Read more “Define The Work You Do”
This is a response to a Medium blog post about creativity. It’s something that always pulls at me and I worry that I’m too structured with my Trello boards and maybe not creative enough in the way that I write music. Read more “Why creativity doesn’t have to be chaotic, and structure doesn’t have to be boring”
Read below to see how I progressed with writing the track and what things I struggled with along the way.
What a night. All I was trying to do was enable velocity on a Kontakt instrument. Read more “My Game Music Album And The Writing Process”
This post is about working hard on your side hustle while you’ve got a day job and are trying to fit everything into your already busy schedule. Read more “Balancing Your Side Hustle With A Full-time Job”