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: the new songwriter’s workshop
Learn to improve your songwriting with these tips, stories, and resources to help you break out of a creative rut and start writing better music. For more help, check out Soundfly’s course, The New Songwriter’s Workshop.
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.
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.
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.
There’s as much grammar in a tune as there is in a paragraph. Learn to harness the power of melody and your lyrical strength will follow.
We’ve compiled some of our favorite lyrics to hit the Billboard pop charts last year and isolated them to give them the attention they deserve.