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Meshuggah Hack for Better Djent Riffs 



Meshuggah Hack for Better Djent Riffs


In this lesson you'll learn how to improve your Djent riffs using a hack from Meshuggah "I Am That Thirst", which is off their new album "Immutable". But first… Tea!


Hello revolutionary music makers…

Stranger Theory: Making Music without Scales (Re-Upload)

Ray Harmony and the Hack Music Theory revolution are put to the ultimate test in this Halloween Special. Is it possible to make great music that's not in any scale or mode? Spoiler alert: Yes! By the way, please note…

How to Write a Song Intro like a Legend 

Learn how to use a music theory hack from Bob Marley “Could You Be Loved” to write a legendary song intro that won’t get skipped!

Hello revolutionary music makers, we are Kate Harmony and Ray Harmony (AKA Revolution Harmony)…

TOOL “Fear Inoculum” Music Theory (Guitar Riffs) 

Can you believe it? After 13 years, there’s finally new music from Tool. So in this lesson you’ll learn a music theory hack from TOOL “Fear Inoculum”, and how to use it to write your own odd time signature riffs

Ed Sheeran Goes Djent 

What does Ed Sheeran & Justin Bieber’s song “I Don’t Care” have in common with the metal subgenre Djent? The answer is shocking and eye-opening, so click play to find out now! Subtitles/CC available.

Just before we jump in though…

Opeth “Heart in Hand” Music Theory 


Learn how to write a melody (or guitar riff) using modal mixture, as heard in Opeth “Heart in Hand” off upcoming album “In Cauda Venenum”. Subtitles/CC available.

Hello revolutionary music makers, we are Kate Harmony and Ray Harmony (AKA…

How to Write Better Djent Riffs 

What makes a great djent riff? Two things: the right notes, with the right polymeter. So in this video you’ll learn all that, plus you’ll learn how to make your riffs stand out by adding a second melody…

Odd Time Signatures That Don’t Sound Odd 

4/4 is the most overused time signature, ever! So if you want your music to stand out, the easiest way to do that is to use odd time signatures. Wait, but don’t odd time signatures sound odd? Not…

How to Write a Guitar Riff like San Holo “worthy” 

In this Hack Music Theory lesson, you’ll learn how to write a BIG guitar riff (even if you don’t play guitar) like San Holo in “worthy”. But first... Tea!

Hello! I’m Kate Harmony, this is Ray Harmony, and…

2 Hacks to Instantly Improve Your Riffs (feat. Throwing Words)

Hello, we are Kate Harmony & Ray Harmony (AKA Revolution Harmony), and welcome to the Hack Music Theory show, where you are empowered with notation-free theory for making great music in DAWs. In today's video/podcast, you'll learn 2 hacks

How to Write Great Songs: Guitar Riffs (Song 1)

How do write an epic riff that’s so tasty it sounds just as good on a guitar as it does on a synth? Easy, just follow these three music theory hacks:

Step 1: Start with the root note of