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!
Tag: songwriting advice
Object writing is a great songwriter’s tool for generating new song ideas, new perspectives, and fresh observations. Here’s how it works.
What does it mean to “steal like an artist” versus like a thief? Austin Kleon helps explain the difference, and we’ve got advice as to how to do it!
How do you morph admiration into inspiration while avoiding unacknowledged theft of song ideas? Borrowing with respect and intention is how.
Borrowing a nifty couple of chord changes from the jazz world can really elevate your songwriting, no matter the genre or style.
When it comes to toplining in the music industry, collaborating and co-writing, producing negotations, and royalty splits should all be familiar territory.
Here’s a quick lesson on songwriting perspectives with advice on how to choose your lyrical point of view when starting to write.
Learn how to optimize your songwriting and production workflow and what matters most in your creative process with this lesson from our online course.
How can songwriters escape the trap of sounding “correct” in order to make work that embraces risk and explores new creative directions?
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.