How can songwriters escape the trap of sounding “correct” in order to make work that embraces risk and explores new creative directions?
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Making mistakes along the path of your career is part of, well, your career. But some mistakes can lead to tragic roadblocks, here are five ways to prepare.
If all you’re doing is mirroring the root notes of your chord progression, you’re not using bass lines to their full potential. Can we talk about it?
Inspiration may strike like lightning, but just about as frequently, so go out and find your own stories, ideas, characters, and narratives in these blogs!
Looking for ways to create more a powerful impact with your song lyrics? Here’s a step-by-step guide to using metaphor to deepen your storylines.
There’s as much grammar in a tune as there is in a paragraph. Learn to harness the power of melody and your lyrical strength will follow.
There’s more than one way to create an energy-lifting drop. Beef up your choruses with a CIA no matter what genre of music you’re producing!
We’ve compiled some of our favorite lyrics to hit the Billboard pop charts last year and isolated them to give them the attention they deserve.
People make so many excuses for themselves when they don’t feel up to writing. Here are ten common ones and why they’re all wrong.
Here’s seven of our strongest tips for songwriters who want to make writing music their full-time job, day in and day out.