Content Marketing
3 tips on crafting a unique sonic identity from Nick Ward
How to choose sounds and timbres that fit your track
Sleep Deez (BTS, Eric Bellinger) on the importance of connecting with fans and giving back
What’s an EPK? | How to put an electronic press kit together
Flipping sounds from outer space in Ableton Live
How the Shaw Brothers Studio paved the way for Wu-Tang Clan
Creative sampling techniques for making thematic film scores
Microphones you didn’t know existed: Parabolic mics, hydrophones, and more
Erika Montes on building relationships and always getting back up | The Come Up
You’re a Content Marketer, Not a Writer
3 tips on finding your own sound from awfultune
Breaking down the beat in Chris Brown and Young Thug’s “Go Crazy”
Finding an audience for your music when it’s genreless, niche, or cross-over
Making music from the sounds of Iceland’s glaciers
How to use Arturia’s Pigments 3
As Told By: Racial injustice told through music
Get your beat heard by Rvssian (Post Malone, YG, Tyga) and win $1,000
4 music production tips from krs.
What are NFTs and what do they mean for the music industry?
Persuasive Writing In Three Steps: Thesis, Antithesis, Synthesis
The history, ingredients, and techniques behind jazz hop
Terrace Martin (Kendrick Lamar, Travis Scott) talks his favorite synths and makes a beat
Yves C. Pierre on mentorship, The-Dream, and confidence | The Come Up
What is music copyright? | Breaking Down the Biz
The evolution of production in BTS’ discography
Why ‘Vertical Volatility’ Is the Missing Link in Your Keyword Strategy
What makes the audio of Mario Kart 8 so fantastic?
5 techniques for improving your drums
Common on the state of hip hop and his new remix contest
3 tips on leveling up your sampling from Boston Chery
What it means to be heard
3 simple ways to use randomization in your music
The history of randomness and chance in music
Experiment, Systematize, Differentiate: The Content Strategy Maturity Model
Behind the beat in Ariana Grande’s “34+35”
Phil Greiss (J Balvin, Jason Derulo) on the stories behind “Mi Gente,” “Savage Love,” and more
Celebrating the record label execs who lifted others up
Tayla Parx (Ariana Grande, Panic! At The Disco) on writing anthems and collaboration
How to promote your music on TikTok
Persuade Like a Lawyer: How to Write to Convince a Jury of Readers
How to use reharmonization in your remixes
The long road: How to stay motivated on your artistic journey
How to beat the algorithm and grow your social following as an artist
The 3 most important MIDI controllers
The Animalz Method for Writing High-Quality Content
Abhita Austin on The Creator’s Suite, making space, and more
8 tips for writing better lyrics
Konrad OldMoney on breaking into the world of video game music
How to Write a Blog Post Outline
JetsonMade (Jack Harlow, DaBaby) on his sound and the importance of authenticity
Tiffany Miranda on Girls Make Beats and their music placement in Coming 2 America
5 free instrument plugins every music producer should have in 2021 (VST / AU)
4 non-profit organizations on the importance of accessible music education
Monique Blake on taking career risks, calls from Idris Elba, and more | The Come Up
The Hybrid Content Team
Exploring the world of open tunings on guitar
How to build a creative ecosystem as a musician
How to find your voice with sampling
Beyond hearing: Perception, notation, and expanding our senses
Why you should change your artist name (and how to do it right)
TM88 (Lil Uzi Vert, Drake) on Eternal Atake, type beats, and creative philosophies
How to create melodies for different moods
A look at hyperpop production with Angelus, Blackwinterwells, and Alice Gas
Mjeema Pickett on curating music, radio, and overcoming challenges | The Come Up
How to Do a Content Audit (the Strategic Way)
Nija on the future of R&B
How 5 screen composers got their start and sustain their careers
Sango (Frank Ocean, Bryson Tiller) showcases his workflow in Reason+
Electric piano sound design tips with J3PO
3 timeless songwriting lessons from Alex Winston
3 tips for using microphones and recording live instruments
KAYTRANADA on shaping his sound and the future of funk
How to Interview Someone for an Article
The intersection of music and recycling
How to design a dynamic game audio mix
How to create drum patterns across genres (lo-fi hip hop, metal, and more)
Child on creating music videos and commanding respect | The Come Up
Braxton Cook on the future of jazz music
How to Get Competitors Speaking Your Language
Pudge Tribbett on what Gospel music taught him and the power of performance
How to Go Viral: A Content Marketer’s Guide
The ‘Google Knows Best’ Fallacy
Deep Cuts and Smash Hits: The Best of Animalz in 2020
6 Lessons Learned from a Year of Content Strategy