When making a song from start to finish, there are more creative layers after writing the lyrics, melody, and chords.
Figuring out the arrangement for your song is often a completely...
Everyone gets excited when they get a great idea.
We all know one or fifty people who are convinced they have a million or billion dollar business idea.
On average, probably 0-1 of them will ever...
Why are good musicians so often bad songwriters?
We’ve all seen it. That great pianist you know who tried to write a song and it’s just… cringe.
The lyrics are corny, the melody...
Songwriting is hard.
But it doesn’t have to be as hard as we often make it.
After over 15 years of songwriting and almost 2 years of teaching, I think there are 3 main ways to make...
I used to write songs the old fashioned way.
I’d go to my piano or grab my guitar, head to an isolated part of the house late at night and write in a dark corner.
Ok, not always in an actual...
How do I write a finale? What even is a finale?
What is the purpose of a finale?
Should I have a finale?
As far as I can tell, a...
How do you write a post-chorus?
What is the purpose of a post-chorus?
Should I have a post chorus in my song?
How do I write a pre-chorus?
Should I write a pre-chorus?
How do I know if my song should have a pre-chorus or not?
How do I write a good bridge?
What is a bridge for anyway? What is its purpose?
Overall, the purpose of a bridge is to...
How do I write a good second verse?
Why is writing a good second verse so hard?
What is the purpose of a second verse?
Let’s talk about it.
How do I write a good chorus?
What is the purpose of a chorus?
What things can we look at to determine what makes a chorus a good chorus?
What is the purpose of a first verse?
What makes something a good first verse?
What jobs and responsibilities does a first verse have in the context of a song?
Get started today before this once in a lifetime opportunity expires.