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Take Me To Church – Hozier

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A plethora of holy goodnesses as well a confession that tests the limits of what is acceptable in this post holding a tutorial song that might just take your breath away. « Continue »

All About That Bass – Meghan Trainor

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As the title of this track suggests, practicing this monster-hit is indeed an excellent exercise for developing those left-hand bassline skills.

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I’m Not The Only One – Sam Smith.

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Some serious Pop-Piano riffin’ going on in Sam’s new tune.  Pretty easy to grasp (I hope) whilst VERY illustrative to show how to turn a few simple (but nice ‘eh?) chords into an actual piano part. In other words: how to play Pop-Piano: using chords and patterns, sound cool without limitations and play with heart, […]

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Shake it off – Taylor Swift

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It’s been six weeks.  Six weeks of silence. The longest period of silence in the history of Piano Couture. Why? Where have I been?

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A Sky Full of Stars – Coldplay

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Dance-style tracks often revolve around a fairly simple repetition of a riff and / or the same synth-pumping chord progression over and over, but when the main part of a tune – like with this weeks tutorial featuring mega-hit – is derived from a chord-style driven, organic Pop-Piano part like this… wow. Chris Martin, you’re […]

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