In this short lesson from our beginner-level New Songwriter’s Workshop course, we share some tips to get you brainstorming if you’re stuck.
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Writing a page full of lyrics is only half the battle when it comes to developing your song’s meaning… There’s a lot more work to do!
In this post, pro songwriter Sammy Hakim explains why and how to use a lower-energy chorus in your song to convey clearer emotions.
Would a method of starting more and finishing less songs benefit you? It did for me! Here’s how I utilize this creatively to get more done.
On the heels of her new Splice sample pack, songwriter Alex Winston shares her advice for songwriting ideation and arranging.
In today’s music landscape, attention spans are at an all-time low. Grab your listener’s attention right away with lyrical immediacy.
Most songwriters don’t take bridges seriously, but with just a few simple tips shared here, you can easily make it the anchor of your song.
Using all four of your senses is a tool to unlocking a ton of below the surface lyric ideas. Sensory stories help connect on a deeper level.
Here are some of the worst bad habits I see songwriters falling into all the time, and my thoughts about how to break those habits!
Learning how to take criticism and seek out honest feedback does not come naturally to us musicians, here’s how and why it’s important.