What makes a piece of music feel evenly balanced? When it’s not too empty but not too full? Not too simple but not over complicated? Here are four ideas to help you achieve balance in your music.
Featuring interviews with Brian Eno, Carly Paradis, Cassie Kinoshi, Ed O’Brien, Errollyn Wallen, Lowkey, Isobel Waller-Bridge, Tristan Landymore & Yazz Ahmed.
1. Some parts of your music are complex, some parts are simple
2. Organise your ideas so that they feel balanced
3. Stripping things back
4. Tension and release
Listen to some of the music in perfect balance mentioned in this video here.