Learn How Music Works

Basic Music Theory for Producers, Singers, Rappers and Songwriters

Whether you’re a music producer, rapper/singer or songwriter, it’s important to learn how music works.

Don’t worry, it’s not a bunch of boring theory you don’t need – just the bare essentials that will help you make better music.

Deviant Noise has one mission – we want to help you make the best music possible.

So on this page you’ll find links to all our guides on music theory.

We’ll keep this page updated with all the latest stuff we put out related to making professional quality music.

GUIDE: Time & Rhythm

Learn all about time and rhythm is music and how beats work.

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GUIDE: Nashville Number System

Learn how the Nashville Number System in music can help you take your melodies and chord playing to the next level.

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GUIDES: Music Notes, Scales and Chords

Learn all about music notes, scales and chords and how they work.

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GUIDE: Chord Progressions

Learn all about how to structure your chords into full progressions which will give your music better movement, emotion and energy.

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