A Songwriter's Most Important Tool

A Songwriter’s Most Important Tool

May 20, 2014 | admin

Audio recordings. If there is a melody in your head, just sing it aloud or play it on an instrument of your choice, and use the recording feature on your computer or phone to get it out of your head and onto paper… figuratively speaking.   Sheet Music. Alternatively, if you know how to read…

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How to Write a Country Song

March 27, 2013 | admin

A common question about how to write a country song is whether or not you need to be able to play an instrument in to write country song lyrics. While you don’t need to plan instrument to write country lyrics, you should at least need to be able to hum a song and understand the…

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Songwriters – How to Effectively Plan Your Song

March 26, 2013 | admin

When writing a song, I always like to plan out each section of the song, before I put pen to paper to write the lyrics. It helps to keep the song focused. In this article we’ll look at how you can do that. To give you an idea of what I’m talking about, let’s plan…

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How To Write Songs That Sound The Way You Want Them To

March 14, 2013 | admin

When you write songs, do you sometimes have a hard time making them sound exactly how you want them to? Do you ever find yourself saying “This doesn’t sound right” when you listen back to one or more sections in your music? Truth is, this happens for all songwriters at one point or another regardless…

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Being a Songwriter

February 22, 2013 | admin

Where to start your journey? It could be said that the initial stages and the thought process can often be the most difficult and lengthy – some however start with a small melody in their head and pick ideas up very quickly and build on it. Advice and ideas from others can always be helpful…

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Songwriters – Ready to Learn One of the Most Effective Songwriting Methods?

February 20, 2013 | admin

One of my favorite examples of tying words to music happens in Carole King’s song, “I Feel the Earth Move.” It’s a great example of a song with good prosody working on a several different levels. There are essentially two sections in this song. The first is very upbeat and bouncy, while the second is…

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How Do We Inspire Lyrics for Songs?

February 4, 2013 | admin

Where do we find lyrics for, when writing a song? What events lead up to them being created? Why is it that one day, you can write the lyrics to an entire song in under an hour, when another time, it can take weeks – or even never be completed. The dreaded writers block can…