This is Your Brain on Music Theory
Music Theory: Level 3 • 9m 28s
Take a glimpse inside my mind as I catapult from one place to the next, traversing the endless labyrinth of music theory in hopes of finding a truly unique end result. I love putting my own spin on chord progressions from popular songs, because while some music should be played note for note as an homage, most times you should tweak it to your liking, and music theory provides the tools to do so.
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