Just wanted to post about Miley Cyrus‘ new song “Slide Away”. It’s a very catchy tune you may have noticed and wanted to perhaps explain why. It’s actually using the Mixolydian scale which is just a major scale with a flattened 7th degree (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, ♭7). But it really plays on […]

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