Sound Field

Music teachers explore the culture behind our favorite songs and musical styles.


  • How Did Pop Music Evolve into HYPERPOP?

    What started as a way to categorize "genre-less" music has evolved into a music phenomenon
  • In Defense of Auto-Tune

    Linda Diaz and Arthur Buckner uncover how Auto-Tune became THE in-demand tool for studios.
  • Do You Know How Much Classical Music Is Edited?

    We explore the current debate in classical music of how much recordings should be edited.
  • Why Is Für Elise so Famous? (And Is It Overrated?)

    We dive into the history and mystery surrounding Beethoven's most famous piece.
  • The Genius of Fela Kuti and Afrobeat

    A look into the music of Fela Kuti and the genre Afrobeat.
  • Jazz Shaped Hip-Hop, but How Did Hip-Hop Change Jazz?

    Linda Diaz and LA Buckner work together to break down how these two genres cross-pollinate
  • Why Puerto Rican Bomba Music Is Resistance

    We break down the musical and cultural elements that make bomba, bomba.
  • Why Is Jersey Club Music Everywhere?

    Recently, this sound has gone viral online across YouTube, Instagram, and Tik Tok.

About Sound Field

Arthur Buckner and Nahre Sol are accomplished musicians and music teachers exploring the music theory, production, history and culture behind our favorite songs and musical styles.