How can songwriters escape the trap of sounding “correct” in order to make work that embraces risk and explores new creative directions?
Break out of a creative rut, find new songwriting strategies, and improve your writing process with this collection of songwriting articles from Flypaper. For more in-depth help, check out Soundfly’s course The New Songwriter’s Workshop.
2019 was a year of smash hits, global pop moments that shattered the musical landscape. Let’s dive in to some of the choruses stuck in our ears all year.
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?
Looking to beef up your chorus with extra anticipation and energy? Here are three simple ways to insert momentum into your song at the hook.
A concise meditation on growing up listening to DIY, lo-fi artists who experimented with their sound so that I could incorporate that ethos into my songs.
2019 is well upon us. Here’s a payment schedule for most of the PROs you’re likely to be associated with in the US, and info about how payments are made.
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!
Today we’re exploring a concept in music that has taken us from Beethoven to Freddie Mercury and beyond. And it’s got a very, very silly name too.
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.