You're WRONG About Music Theory. Music Theory Is NOT Sheet Music Nor Academic Knowledge. Mar 04, 2022

Do you think that knowing how to read and write sheet music is what music theory is? Because that's at all what music theory is!

If you thought that music theory wasn't useful for...

Continue Reading...
Questions To Ask Yourself When Songwriting: 4 Questions To Test Our Song Lyrics With songwriting questions Mar 02, 2022

What questions should we be asking ourselves as we are songwriting? Let's talk about some good questions to ask ourselves to make sure our songs and lyrics are on the right track!

 

Continue Reading...
What Makes SUS CHORDS Special: Songwriting Perspective On Suspended Chords Feb 22, 2022

Suspended chords can be a powerful addition to your songwriting chord toolbox. Not only can they be used as a fantastic transitional chord, but they can be some of the most adaptable and...

Continue Reading...
HARMONICALLY INTERESTING But EASY Chords: ADD CHORDS Explained add chords added tone chords Feb 18, 2022

A simple, yet effective way to make your song much more harmonically interesting is simply adding more types of chords to your toolbox.

In this video, we're going to talk about what added tone...

Continue Reading...
When Do I STOP Editing Lyrics? Don't Keep Workshopping Your Song Lyrics Forever lyric writing Feb 14, 2022

An important part of the creation process is to know when to stop editing and workshopping what you've done and call your song  done. 

Otherwise we can tinker on our songs...

Continue Reading...
3 VERSE MISTAKES That Can RUIN Your Song verse writing Feb 11, 2022

We often will rightly spend a ton of time making sure our choruses are absolutely killer.

What we can forget when we're doing this is that our verses are more than capable of ruining our song-...

Continue Reading...
ITERATIVE LYRIC WRITING Explained Feb 09, 2022

Iterative lyric writing is probably my single favorite lyric writing discovery. It actually came from applying what I learned being a software developer to lyric writing!

So, if you want a...

Continue Reading...
Can I STEAL A DRUM BEAT? Feb 05, 2022

In a world where it seems like every artist is suing, getting sued, or both, you may be worried about your drum beat that may seem just a bit too similar to another drum beat that already...

Continue Reading...
Everything You Need To Know To Write A Song In G Major | Key of G Major For Songwriters Jan 31, 2022

If you want to be able to dive into songwriting and, specifically, songwriting EFFICIENTLY right NOW without having to learn a bunch of music theory, this is the video for you.

In this video I...

Continue Reading...
Everything You Need To Know To WRITE A SONG IN C MAJOR | C Major For Songwriters c major c major songwriting write a song in c major Jan 28, 2022

So maybe you don't want to have to learn music theory, but you're also sick of songwriting taking a while because you keep hitting notes or playing chords that just don't sound quite right.

...

Continue Reading...
Songwriting Funnel Explained funnel songwriting funnel songwriting is a funnel Jan 26, 2022

What on earth is a songwriting funnel? Why is it an important thing to understand about songwriting? That's what we're talking about in this video!

 

Continue Reading...
3 MORE Ways To RUIN Your LYRICS | Avoiding Common Lyric Writing PITFALLS lyric writing lyrics Jan 18, 2022

In this video, we talk about 3 different ways we can ruin our lyrics. Obviously we don't want to do that, so it's important to know some pitfalls to not fall into!

Let's talk about it!

Continue Reading...