Learn The Music Theory Behind Hit Songs

Find out why hit songs work, improve your own music and learn music theory at the same time!

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The Secret to Learning PRACTICAL Music Theory is All in the Songs...

STOP learning music theory with examples from 100 years ago. Join us as we explore how music theory is at work in today's biggest hit songs and how you can use an understanding of music to improve your songs, playing, and live performances. 

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Learn Creative Approaches to Chord Progressions with "Stay" by Rihanna

Break out of the chord progression box, avoid that "blocky" chord sound by using inversions and voice leading to create smoother transitions and lines. See first hand how voice leading is used in the iconic piano part of "Stay" by Rihanna and Mikky Ekko

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Master Modes and Join in Any Musical Conversation with "Uptown Funk" by Mark Ronson & Bruno Mars

Become more confident as a musician with an understanding of Modes. Learn what notes to play over literally everything so you can jump in any musical conversation. See how the legendary song "Uptown Funk" uses modes to get that signature sound

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Use Intervals to Write Interesting Melodies with "Message in a Bottle" by The Police

Complex chords don't have to be complicated! Stop thinking in full chords and start stacking intervals to create complex and interesting sounding melodies and riffs. See how "Message in a Bottle" creates a unforgettable riff just by stacking basic 5hts

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Learn the Language of Music by Understanding the Theory Behind 10 Hit Songs

Hit Music Theory is the key to unlocking your understanding of music and putting you on equal footing with the best musicians. Once you complete the course you will be able to translate the sounds you hear in your head and hang with anybody musically without missing a beat.