Tag: Paul Simon

  • What Are Your Favorite Rainy Day Songs?

    What Are Your Favorite Rainy Day Songs?

    For Episode 22 of “Themes and Variation,” we’re joined by musician Euan Gray to gab about our favorite songs for a rainy day!

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  • Homeward Bound: A Look Back at Paul Simon’s Songwriting Journey

    Homeward Bound: A Look Back at Paul Simon’s Songwriting Journey

    As Paul Simon said farewell to performing music in September in his childhood home of Queens, NY, we revisit the ups and downs of the songwriter’s career.

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  • Chorus Writing Strategy 101

    Chorus Writing Strategy 101

    + 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. If ever you needed proof that there is joy in repetition, the contemporary pop  music chorus is the smoking gun. The chorus gives the listener the entire point of the song summed up […]

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  • Songwriting School: Verse Two – Now What?

    Songwriting School: Verse Two – Now What?

    + Welcome to Soundfly! We help curious musicians meet their goals with creative online courses. Whatever you want to learn, whenever you need to learn it. Subscribe now to start learning on the ’Fly. A common stumbling block for songwriters is how to handle the second verse. After all, many songs only have two verses structurally, and the second verse often […]

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