Ableton Tutorial: What Makes A Song “Catchy”? (Glitch Hop, Chord Progression, Musical Theory)

What makes a song catchy? In this video we look at ways to write a song so that it sounds catchy using a circular chord progression. The basic idea is that the end of the phrase resolves and leads into the beginning again and this engages the listener and leaves them wanting more. The same circular idea can be applied to the melody and lyrics.

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