Chord Progression Basics - Major Keys learn music theory major key major key notes music theory Sep 04, 2021

A huge part of a story is its flow. Does it move naturally from one part to another? Does it make you feel suspense, resolve, worry, and sorrow exactly when it wants? Does it push and pull your...

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Music Theory For Songwriters learn music theory music theory Sep 04, 2021

How much music theory do you really need to know to write songs?

Do you need to know every bit of music theory your music major friends know? Do you need nothing?

I think there are 3 necessary bits...

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Be a Multithreaded Songwriter Sep 04, 2021

You might be wondering what multithreaded means. It comes from the computer concept of a processor running different applications at the same time or even different parts of an application at the...

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3 Reasons Your Lyrics Don't Need To Rhyme Sep 04, 2021

Rhyming lyrics. It can be good. It also can be bad.

I’ve seen it SO MANY times.

You’re just starting to dip your toes into songwriting. You’ve got some lyrics written down....

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Be OK with Writing Badly Sep 04, 2021

Yes, be ok with writing badly.

I know we’re hard-wired to see failure as a bad thing. I know school teaches us we have one shot to get it right.

But real life isn’t like that. Real life...

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