Soundfly’s new monthly newsletter, “5 Lessons On…” comes to Flypaper. Check out these thematically curated lessons to direct your learning.
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.
In Ep. 36 of Themes and Variation, we bring back an old friend of the pod to talk about songs from the recent past and not-so-distant future.
When writing from the perspective of a unique character, real or imagined, it helps to have some things in order. Here are 5 writing tips.
Unlike Bridges which take a song from an A to a B section, Middle 8s give us something to bite into between an A and another A. Let’s discuss.
This Guest OpEd covers some lesser known yet essential pieces of advice for collaborating in a digital songwriting environment.
In this short lesson from our beginner-level New Songwriter’s Workshop course, we share some tips to get you brainstorming if you’re stuck.
In Ep. 29 of Themes and Variation, we tackle that age-old combination between nostalgia and familiarity. Enjoy our chat with Brian Funk!
Writing a page full of lyrics is only half the battle when it comes to developing your song’s meaning… There’s a lot more work to do!
Ep. 28 of Themes and Variation features our conversation with composer and songwriter Lora-Faye Åshuvud (of Arthur Moon) on “incorrect” music.
In this post, pro songwriter Sammy Hakim explains why and how to use a lower-energy chorus in your song to convey clearer emotions.