This is one of those foundational, need-to-know music concepts that you cannot avoid if you want to learn to make music. Chord progressions: they are the abstract backbone behind all music, and they are the #1 thing that determine the emotional impact of your music.
How does it work, you ask? Let’s time travel back in time and let 2021 Oscar explain…
My Foundations of Electronic Music course: https://courses.underdog.brussels/courses/foundations-of-electronic-music
My Industrial Techno follow-along course: https://courses.underdog.brussels/courses/techno-entire-track-creation
My music project soundclouds:
Face the Sun: https://soundcloud.com/face-the-sun-be
Song in the outro: https://soundcloud.com/face-the-sun-be/simple-pleasures
0:00 The most important concept in music
1:11 Past Oscar explains the theory
2:52 An example in Ableton Live
7:09 So what’s the strategy?