Tag: billboard hot 100

  • Scaffolding: How to Use Structure to Map Out the Energy Flow of Your Song

    Scaffolding: How to Use Structure to Map Out the Energy Flow of Your Song

    + Improve your songwriting with Soundfly! Explore our range of courses on emotional chord progressions, basic songwriting technique, songwriting for producers, and many more. Subscribe for unlimited access here. Songs are almost always built from sections that will feel very familiar, and yet they still have the power to bring us delightful surprises. How songs are put together has varied over the […]

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  • Defining & Deconstructing the Characteristics of a Billboard #1 Hit Song

    Defining & Deconstructing the Characteristics of a Billboard #1 Hit Song

    What is it that makes a Billboard #1 song? Why do some songs make it to the top while others flop? The answer seems to be a difficult cocktail made up of formulaic songwriting mixed with a few unique ingredients that set a song apart; when blended correctly, it’s capable of hooking millions of listeners. Let’s […]

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Unlocking the Emotional Power of Chords