3 Indispensable Online Songwriting Tools Sep 04, 2021

Technology is a beautiful thing. It gives us tools that can help us with tasks that would otherwise take much longer. It can help us be more organized, efficient, and proficient in our craft. Why...

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Does Chord Progression Matter? Sep 04, 2021

Does chord progression matter? Or do you just randomly pick a progression and go? If you have a melody already, do you figure out a chord progression that works and say “alrighty,...

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Be Willing To Change Your Song's Key Sep 04, 2021

 Don’t just settle on the initial key you write your song in. You’ve come so far to write an entire song, don’t settle on a key now. Be willing to change your song’s...

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Simple Song Development System Sep 04, 2021

If you told me a few years ago that I could ensure that I never run out of song ideas, I would never have believed you.

I knew the pain of staring at a blank page and thinking: 

  • “What...
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Playing Is Not Practicing Sep 04, 2021

The easiest trap to fall into when practicing a skill is to practice what you already know. If you’re a pianist and sit in front of the piano, it’s easy to just play the 10 songs you...

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Lyric Writing Tools #6: The Open Ending Sep 04, 2021

It’s the final day of our Week of Lyric Writing Tools. This time, we’re going to look at utilizing open endedness in lyrics.

 

Open Endedness

What is the first thing...

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Lyric Writing Tools #5: Multiple Meanings Sep 04, 2021

It’s day 5 of our Week of Lyric Writing Tools. This time, we’re going to look at utilizing multiple meanings in lyrics.  

 

Multiple Meanings

Symbolism is...

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Lyric Writing Tools #4: Symbolism Sep 04, 2021

It’s day 4 of our Week of Lyric Writing Tools. This time, we’re going to look at utilizing symbolism in lyrics.  

 

Symbolism

Symbolism is the ultimate way...

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Lyric Writing Tools #3: Foreshadowing Sep 04, 2021

It’s day 3 of our Week of Lyric Writing Tools. This time, we’re going to look at utilizing Foreshadowing in lyrics.  
 

 

Foreshadowing

No Capes! In the...

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Lyric Writing Tools #2: Parallelism Sep 04, 2021

It’s day 2 of our Week of Lyric Writing Tools. This time, we’re going to look at utilizing parallelism in lyrics.  

Parallelism

You have to love some good...

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Lyric Writing Tools #1: Big Reveal Sep 04, 2021

It’s always a good day when you can add tools to the toolbox. Weapons to the arsenal. So we’re going to go over 6 powerful lyrical tools for our Week of Lyric Writing Tools. First...

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The Most Essential Tool To Become Better At Songwriting Sep 04, 2021

The most essential tool to become better at songwriting. What is it?

Habits.

Habits are the foundation of greatness. And you formulate habits with discipline. 

You don’t get to be a...

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