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Music theory is simple. If it confuses you, then you've had a bad teacher!

Read this book to learn from Ray Harmony, a multi award-winning college lecturer.

* 30-minute read *

Ray Harmony producing at Metropolis Studios in London, England

Ray Harmony producing at Metropolis Studios in London, England

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Get better fast with Ray's essential hacks that he's used to make music with multiplatinum Grammy-winning artists.

 

Songwriting & Producing (PDF)
  • Songwriting & Producing (PDF)

Songwriting & Producing (PDF)

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Overwhelmed with how much you need to learn? Then this is for you! Music is only 12 notes. It's that simple. So, Ray made a PDF of essential hacks, which is everything you need to know to make music. Over 10,000 producers use this as their studio handbook. If you're a beginner, first read Hack Music Theory, Part 1.

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Hack Music Theory, Part 1 (eBook)

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Ray's life-changing book! Understanding theory is easy with this. Drawing on decades of teaching experience combined with his world-renowned "hack" method, Ray breaks down theory into its simplest form via a series of easy hacks, deep insights & bad jokes! Download includes PDF, EPUB & MOBI for eReaders.

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Hack Drum Beats (PDF)
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Hack Drum Beats (PDF)

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Everything you need to know for making great beats, in one PDF. Learn how to write for each element of the drum kit (kick, snare, toms, cymbals), based on its function in a beat. You'll also learn Ray's game-changing Kick Drum Rule, which is guaranteed to make your beats stand out! Download includes MIDI & WAV files.

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Praise

The most brilliant, fast, easy, and fun music theory book I’ve ever seen!
–DEREK SIVERS, CD Baby founder, TED speaker, musician, author of Anything You Want
 

Ray has a unique approach of hacking music theory, which gives you the essentials in a fraction of the time.
–VESPERS, Warp Academy founder, music producer
 

It’s educational. It’s entertaining. Who could ask for more? Ray, the brilliant tattooed man, knows his onions!
–NEIL COWLEY, composer, pianist, session player on Adele's album 21 (most notably Rolling in the Deep)
 

Hack Music Theory should be used in every school that teaches music theory – bar none.
–MARK MYNETT, PhD, Senior Lecturer in Music Technology & Production at the University Of Huddersfield UK, author of Metal Music Manual
 

If you have been put off music theory in the past, then this is the book to inspire and empower you.
–VICTORIA WILLIAMSON, PhD, Vice Chancellor’s Fellow Researcher & Lecturer in Music at the University of Sheffield UK, author of You Are the Music

Warning

Our hacks are so useful, you'll wanna get them tattooed!

 

“The most useful bit of music theory I've ever learned!”
–STEFAN, former student who tattooed a hack* on his wrist
 
 
*Ray's world-famous key signature hack, available in the Songwriting & Producing PDF