Poetry offers a great starting place for developing lyric ideas, but poetry and songs don’t always flow the same way — here’s how to tell if it’s working.
Action always invariably beats inaction; here’s a set of tools to help you battle your lacking confidence, and create with active fervor!
Your songs should take listeners to exciting destinations and tell exciting stories, but in order to do that they need a lyrical road map: Song Form.
Writing to creative briefs and prompts is a great way to challenge and optimize your instincts as a songwriter. We can help with that.
A song is a fragile thing — indeed, there are many ways a song idea can die before it’s even developed. Here are ten, and how to avoid them.
We chat with one of 2019’s break out artists, Benjamin Roustaing, on his songwriting, his thoughts on streaming, and his 2018 Soundfly mentorship session.
Using my own experience setting a poem by Pablo Neruda to music, I offer tips on what to consider when composing music to poetry. Check it out!
Object writing is a great songwriter’s tool for generating new song ideas, new perspectives, and fresh observations. Here’s how it works.
How do you morph admiration into inspiration while avoiding unacknowledged theft of song ideas? Borrowing with respect and intention is how.
More than just a marketing gimmick, recording new acoustic versions of your songs can be an enlightening, enjoyable experience on a few levels!