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How Important Is Music Theory In Electronic Music Production?

November 15th, 2018 by

Mark Polishook Electronic Music Production

We Ask The Expert, Dr. Mark Polishook

For musical beginners and even experienced musicians, the worlds and genres of electronic music making and production can be confusing. So in this post, we’ve asked Dr. Mark Polishook, a renowned jazz pianist, electro-acoustic musician and self-confessed synthesiser technology addict, the question we hear time and time again:

How important is music theory when it comes to electronic music production?

Here’s what Mark had to say on the topic… (more…)

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