Knowing more music theory does not make you a good songwriter or composer. But there are people who know a good amount of music theory and are great writers and hardly ever struggle with writers block. So what’s going on? What is it that allows someone to consistently write great music?
The process of composition doesn't have to be completely illusive. Most composers follow some form of stages. In this guide we go over the first few stages to get you started composing music effectively.
Transcribing music is possibly THE most powerful thing you can do to fast track yourself to becoming the musician you trully want to be.
An organically growing post to keep track of all the areas of musical development that I think are relevant to a modern, practicing musician or composer.
I recently watched an interview with Matt Garska, an absolute beast of a drummer. He brought to light some really timeless and simple principles for efficient practice, from a drummer's perspective. The video is a good hour or so long, so I thought I'd summarise it for you here.