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.
Tag: songwriting for producers
Some helpful tips for songwriters, producers, and those who do both, looking to improve their workflow and get more focused work done in shorter sessions.
A semi-philosophical embrace of Logic Pro’s ability to either enhance or defeat your music, and how you can maintain a human feel to your music production.
I never used to use sequencers in my music, until Logic updated theirs… Now it’s more intuitive and creatively vast than ever before, and I can’t stop.
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.
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.