I V vi IV (read as 1 5 6 4) is likely the most recycled chord progression in modern popular music history. Many of the most famous pop songs of the last century utilize this chord sequence. Here is an example of the I V vi IV progression in the key of C which uses … Read more
There has ben a lot of ink spilled on the subject of songwriting and theoretical approaches to composing. Marianas Trench wrote a fun song with accompanying music video walkthrough of popular songwriting techniques and related pop production. It’s a great tune and engaging way to learn more on how the pros think about songwriting.