What great chord progressions have you found, transcribing popular music?

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For soft rock, people might be surprised at which songs are simple, and which use inventive and unusual chords. I’ve reverse-engineered hundreds of popular songs. I’ll toss a few examples of what I’ve discovered:

The Easys

Certain artists, like Elton John and John Mellencamp, are not reinventing the wheel with the music they write. It’s extremely straightforward, usually 4/4 Continue reading “What great chord progressions have you found, transcribing popular music?”

Simple Stretching For Everyone

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My stretching routine is based on balance. I’m an expert skier, spent a lot of time around yoga, and trained in karate for 6 years.

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Stickin’ It To The Music Man!

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What about musicians who’ve found success without major labels? That sounds like an interesting topic!

It’s a thing!

MAC MILLER

Mac Miller did it! Chance the Rapper’s the new indie-pop rage! Indie publishing is the new wave!

According to Wikipedia, Miller, the rapper-singer-record-producer, and one-time Ariana Grande Continue reading “Stickin’ It To The Music Man!”

Edie Brickell and New Bohemians, Nothing

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A little YouTube love – from  1988!

This was not meant to be ironic. The title of the website, and the  song, is “Nothing.” So I wanted to share the song, on the website.

It was only when I went to view it myself on this site that I discovered …

Nothing happens.

You’ll see!

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