Author: Dave Graham

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Make Better Music 40: Music as an Evocation

Make Better Music 40: Music as an Evocation. Lessons in music composition, song writing, artistic motivation and making better music from David Graham. ...

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Make Better Music 39: Everything is music.

Make Better Music 39: Everything is music. Lessons in music composition, song writing, artistic motivation and making better music from David Graham. ...

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Make Better Music 38: Work on your weaknesses

Make Better Music 38: Work on your weaknesses. Lessons in music composition, song writing, artistic motivation and making better music from David Graham. ...

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Make Better Music 37: Truthful Creating, Truthful Listening

Make Better Music 37: Truthful Creating, Truthful Listening. Lessons in music composition, song writing, artistic motivation and making better music from David Graham....

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Make Better Music 36: Exploit All Parameters

Make Better Music 36: Exploit All Parameters. Lessons in music composition, song writing, artistic motivation and making better music from David Graham....

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Make Better Music 35: Your Music as a Burger

Make Better Music 35: Your Music as a Burger. Lessons in music composition, song writing, artistic motivation and making better music from David Graham. ...

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Make Better Music 34: Quantisation Death Ray

Make Better Music 34: Quantisation Death Ray. One of the problems I have with electronic music is that missing “human element”. It’s not that there’s anything wrong with robotic music, or...

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Make Better Music 33: Re-labelling and Pattern Shifting.

Make Better Music 33: Re-labelling and Pattern Shifting. Lessons in music composition, song writing, artistic motivation and making better music from David Graham....

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Make Better Music 32: Losing your internal music player?

Make Better Music 32: Losing your internal music player? Lessons in music composition, song writing, artistic motivation and making better music from David Graham. ...

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Make Better Music 31: Rules and Regulations

Make Better Music 31: Rules and Regulations. Lessons in music composition, song writing, artistic motivation and making better music from David Graham. ...

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Make better Music 30: Simplicity

Make better Music 30: Simplicity. Lessons in music composition, song writing, artistic motivation and making better music from David Graham. ...

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Make Better Music 29: Disrespect

 stumbled over this idea a long time ago, and it was a hard step for me to take. I’m a respectful person, especially regarding people I admire. I had this idea where I would intentionally copy the...

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Make Better Music 28: Revolution not Evolution

Make Better Music 28: Revolution not Evolution. Lessons in music composition, song writing, artistic motivation and making better music from David Graham. ...

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Make Better Music 27: Don’t Be Constrained By Your Means!

Make Better Music 27: Don’t Be Constrained By Your Means! Lessons in music composition, song writing, artistic motivation and making better music from David Graham. ...

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Make Better Music 26: Be a Musical Masterchef

Make Better Music 26: Be a Musical Masterchef. Lessons in music composition, song writing, artistic motivation and making better music from David Graham. ...

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Make Better Music 25: The Art of Your Craft, or the Craft of your Art?

Make Better Music 25: The Art of Your Craft, or the Craft of your Art? Lessons in music composition, song writing, artistic motivation and making better music from David Graham. ...

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Make Better Music 24: Be an Artist

Make Better Music 24: Be an Artist. Lessons in music composition, song writing, artistic motivation and making better music from David Graham. ...

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Make Better Music 23: Well there’s bad music and there’s good music…

Make Better Music 23: Well there’s bad music and there’s good music… I don't really believe in good and bad music....

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Make Better Music 22: Ask yourself smart questions, and make smart decisions

Make Better Music 22: Ask yourself smart questions, and make smart decisions. Lessons in music composition, song writing, artistic motivation and making better music from David Graham. ...

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Make Better Music 21: Development!

Make Better Music 21: Development! Lessons in music composition, song writing, artistic motivation and making better music from David Graham. ...

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Make Better Music 20: Clarity and complex layers

Make Better Music 20: Clarity and complex layers. Lessons in music composition, song writing, artistic motivation and making better music from David Graham. ...

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Make Better Music 19: Chicken and Egg Melodies

Make Better Music 19: Chicken and Egg Melodies. Lessons in music composition, song writing, artistic motivation and making better music from David Graham. ...

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Make Better Music 18: ADSR!

Make Better Music 18: ADSR! Lessons in music composition, song writing, artistic motivation and making better music from David Graham. ...

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Make Better Music 17: Aim higher than high

Make Better Music 17: Aim higher than high. Lessons in music composition, song writing, artistic motivation and making better music from David Graham. ...

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Make Better Music 16: Originality

Make Better Music 16: Originality. Lessons in music composition, song writing, artistic motivation and making better music from David Graham. ...

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Make Better Music 15: Don’t Be Normal

Make Better Music 15: Don’t Be Normal. Lessons in music composition, song writing, artistic motivation and making better music from David Graham. ...

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Make Better Music 14: Listen Far and Wide

Make Better Music 14: Listen Far and Wide. Lessons in music composition, song writing, artistic motivation and making better music from David Graham. ...

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Make Better Music 13: Organising Ideas

Make Better Music 13: Organising Ideas. Lessons in music composition, song writing, artistic motivation and making better music from David Graham. ...

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Make Better Music 12: Motifs

Make Better Music 12: Motifs. A motif is an idea that the audience can latch onto and recognise when it is repeated....

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Make Better Music 11: Explore Rhythm

Make Better Music 11: Explore Rhythm. Lessons in music composition, song writing, artistic motivation and making better music from David Graham. ...

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