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  • How to Write a Song on Guitar in 10 Simple Steps

    How to Write a Song on Guitar in 10 Simple Steps

    This article originally appeared on TakeLessons’ blog. It’s being shared here in celebration of #SongwritingWeek! Do you dream of expressing yourself by playing your own, original song on the guitar? The good news is, just about anyone can write a song, and these tips from Jacksonville guitar teacher James W. will have you on the […]

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  • How to Write a Song if You’ve Never Written a Song Before

    How to Write a Song if You’ve Never Written a Song Before

    I remember the first time I tried writing a song — it was a mess. I had no idea where to start, no idea how to come up with melodies (let alone match them with lyrics), and no idea what to write about. Songwriting can be an extremely daunting mountain to tackle if you’ve never written […]

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  • 7 Strange (but Effective) Ways to Keep Your Voice Healthy

    7 Strange (but Effective) Ways to Keep Your Voice Healthy

    This article originally appeared on TakeLessons’ blog. As a singer, you probably know how important it is to take care of your voice — it is your instrument, after all! If you’re already staying hydrated and doing your daily warm-ups,  take it a step further by trying these strange (but effective) strategies in this guest […]

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  • How to Write Songs That Get Stuck in People’s Heads

    How to Write Songs That Get Stuck in People’s Heads

    If you’ve seen Easy A, you probably remember the scene where Emma Stone receives a card that plays Natasha Bedingfield’s “Pocketful of Sunshine” and how Stone’s character hates the song — at first. Flash forward to a few days later, and she can’t stop singing it. There are songs that we can’t stand, yet can’t get out […]

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  • You Shouldn’t Be Waiting for Inspiration to Write Songs

    Songwriting is a cathartic, stimulating, and back-and-forth process. When inspiration really sinks in, it’s incredible what we’re capable of creating. And after channeling that inspiration into a new song, there’s a strong feeling of purpose and secure creative identity. We can, however, often sit around waiting for that moment to happen. Writer’s block is one […]

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  • You Should Be Touring

    You Should Be Touring

    By Michael Corcoran Michael Corcoran is the CEO of musicSUBMIT, a music publicity service for DIY artists. This article was reblogged from musicSUBMIT’s tumblr, you can read the original here. Last month the CD Baby DIY Musician blog posted “Do traditional tours still make sense for independent artists” by guest blogger Jason Schellhardt. The blog post states that […]

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