Company / App Name: Pop Music Theory
What does it do?
Pop Music Theory is a music theory blog where we analyze pop songs! We will explore the musical mechanisms which make listening to a pop song enjoyable and gratifying. We will use specific pop songs to explore fundamental elements of music
Why do we need it?
Music theory is typically taught using musical examples which are ancient and irrelevant. It does not have to be this way. The same musical devices which were used hundreds of years ago are still used today to sell millions of records.
Who is it for?
Pop Music Theory is a blog for both songwriters and song lovers! By understanding how pop songs work, songwriters can improve their ability to compose. Also, music appreciators and analysts can bone up on their Music Theory knowledge!
What makes it stand out from the crowd?
Pop songs are rarely to never mentioned in music theory texts. Pop songs remain largely unanalyzed. We stand out from the crowd, because we are analyzing the music theory of pop songs!
We will be analyzing more and more pop songs until we have a large database of pop songs. This will provide a clearinghouse of pop songwriting techniques, and will additionally provide a fun way to learn music theory!