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Top 10 rappers right now

Remember, you can break words up with a motif, like in “Somewhere Over the Rainbow.”  “Some-where” gets split in half by an octave because the songwriter wanted to really draw our attention to the idea of longing for this magical place, reaching up to the next octave like it’s up in the sky. I might […]

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How to get funding for an album

Beyond training for classical and jazz performance, it’s common now to be learning music mostly on our own. But perhaps we need to start considering how impactful the tools themselves can be on our educational path.  Many of the acts that you’ll reach out to will have a booking agent or manager responding on their […]

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Fender play foundation

+ Pursue your dreams faster with a Soundfly Mentor! Share your musical goals with us and we’ll pair you up with a professional musician, engineer, educator, or music industry veteran who will help you achieve them in a customized four-week session. Last of all, a book for those of us who may have started off home-recording and producing, […]

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John d. murchison scouting center 5.0 (3) non-profit organization · dallas, tx

Here are our 10 favorite songs written in the time signatures of 7/4 and 7/8. Check out what makes them tick and hopefully they’ll give you some ideas! This idea has changed my life as a part-time musician (I’m not exaggerating): Do one thing today that will move your career forward, even the least little […]

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Grants for rappers

Seeing that contrast between where she started to where she is now is just so incredible from a fan’s perspective because they know they’ve helped her make that journey. + Pursue your dreams faster with a Soundfly Mentor! Share your musical goals with us and we’ll pair you up with a professional musician, engineer, educator, or music […]

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Rappers who are about that life

The first chord is a D major chord (D, F♯, and A), which makes the I (tonic) chord. The second chord consists of the notes C♯, E, and A, which make up an A major chord — also known as the V chord in this context because it starts on the fifth note of the D […]

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Gangster music 2018

Daniel Martin is a songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, guitar instructor, and rock historian from Lancaster, PA. His music-related articles have been published on Counterpunch and Perfect Sound Forever. His band, Marty’s Invasion, has “invaded” multiple cities on the East Coast. Whatever state the track is in, what will take it to the next level? If it’s a complete […]

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Best rappers of all time

Whitney Houston was a definitely a great singer and an animated, entertaining performer, sure; she makes the song glimmer, but that’s not the only ingredient. The instrumentals, the lyrics, the melodies and harmonies, all have to match, and be enjoyable too. In this song, melody clearly plays a really important role.  Why? Often, a lack […]

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New rappers 2019

“Joseph was a terrific mentor who provided extremely useful feedback for each assignment. The course was excellent… Soundfly courses are perhaps the best set of music courses I’ve ever taken! Another key metric you can measure is your follower growth over time. This is important because when listeners follow you, your new releases will automatically […]