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Need to find songs with very specific characteristics?
Here you can mix and match over 200 filters for compositional characteristics, artists, producers, songwriters and labels. It’s a great place to find songs by a particular artist, producer, songwriter or label, find reference tracks to take into the studio, or get inspired.
These interactive searches help you understand the landscape you’re writing, producing or working in at a granular level, helping you identify the compositional trends driving today’s hits.
This fully interactive database offers hundreds of different searches including genres and influences, instruments, key, song structure and more. Trends are visualized through bar and line graphs and you can simply click on the graph to drill down to see the songs behind each trend.
These searches keep you in tune with trends related to artists, writers, producers, and labels. For example, you can easily find who was in the Top 10 during a specific time-period, for how long, and with which songs.
Looking to compare compositional characteristics across songs, artists, writers, producers, and labels?
Our comparison tool allows you to do just that. It’s a great way to gain insight into a specific body of work or see what compositional characteristics are making an artist’s body of work unique.
This section of the database features a curated searchable archive of techniques that provides access to the latest techniques being used in today’s hits.
Whether you want to maximize the impact of a chorus, improve dynamic flow, or gain insight into duet structure options, our technique archive has it all right at your fingertips.
Our custom library of downloadable Logic Projects is the perfect way to take a deeper dive into these songs and analyze each track instrument by instrument, section by section.
Alternatively, they can be used as a template to get started on a new musical projects.
The Hit Song Deconstructed reports provide unparalleled insight into the craft behind today’s hits. Using musical notation, charts, graphs, and commentary, each report analyzes a recent hit and takes a deep dive into its harmony, melody, structure, vocal production, dynamics, and much more.
For those who prefer audio/visual learning, our videos provide the perfect way to study today’s hits. Each video offers a one-on-one lesson focusing on the techniques used to craft a hit – from intro to outro – with DAW visualizations of vocal melody and arrangement.
Published quarterly as a downloadable PDF, these reports provide an in-depth, data-driven snapshot of Billboard Hot 100 Top 10 compositional and industry trends.