minor scales

Minor Scales for Piano

Whether you’re completely new to the piano or have been playing for decades, having a solid grasp of what minor […]

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The Dorian Mode

If you’re at all interested in making or even just understanding music, learning things like the Dorian mode is a […]

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composing

Musical Modes: Ionian

For as hugely impactful music can be, it can sometimes seem like a shapeless force in our world that’s difficult […]

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learning guitar

Minor Scales for Guitar

If you recently started playing, learning minor scales for guitar probably isn’t very high on your list of priorities, but […]

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chord inversions

Chord Inversions: How They Work and How To Play Them

If composers and songwriters stuck to using only basic chords in their work, the music we know and love to […]

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cadences

Cadences

To someone listening without a background in theory, music can often sound like a series of disjointed occurrences that have […]

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chord substitution

Chord Substitution

If you’re a songwriter, you might find yourself getting stuck in the frustrating routine of writing the same boring chord […]

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jazz guitar

Jazz Scales: The Pentatonic Scale

Pentatonic Scale The pentatonic scale gets a bad rap sometimes. Maybe because it’s simple; far from the most complex scale. […]

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piano music theory

Piano Music Theory

If you’re a pianist interested in learning music theory, you’re in luck. The piano and every other instrument featuring a […]

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chord extensions

Chord Extensions

Music as we know it simply wouldn’t be the same if it wasn’t for chord extensions. Every type of music […]

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