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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.
Producers today make as many compositional decisions as entire songwriting teams of yore. How does this affect publishing? Hint: it could use a rethink.
Join us as we recap a year of incredible online learning with our run-down of the best Soundfly student works of 2018! Want in? Mainstage starts next week.
We profile the great songwriting minds behind some of the greatest pop hits of the modern era. You might not know their names, but you know their work!
The circle of fifths sometimes gets a bad rap. But it can be one of the single most important tools in the songwriter’s toolbox.
As Paul Simon said farewell to performing music in September in his childhood home of Queens, NY, we revisit the ups and downs of the songwriter’s career.
The first chords of your song will set the emotional precedent that your lyrics should ultimately follow. Here’s a few suggestions for starting strong!
Stuck in “rhymer’s block?” We enlisted a professional songwriting coach to show us three creative schemes for helping to write song lyrics that rhyme.
Inspired by Arnold Schoenberg and the Second Viennese School, here are three ways to use atonal composition techniques in your pop music-making!