How To LISTEN TO MELODIES As A SONGWRITER Sep 05, 2021

You’re no longer purely a music consumer.

Now you are also a creator.

So it’s time to start listening to music more analytically. It’s time to listen to music in a way...

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How To LISTEN TO LYRICS As A SONGWRITER Sep 05, 2021

You’re no longer purely a music consumer.

Now you are also a creator.

So it’s time to start listening to music more analytically. It’s time to listen to music in a way...

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3 Reasons To Record An EP This Year Sep 05, 2021

It’s so easy to keep consuming information without ever putting it to work.

I’ve been there. I listened to days worth of podcasts on how to write a novel- even though I knew full well...

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4 Do's And Don'ts Of Writing A Song Hook Sep 05, 2021

A song hook can almost single-handedly redeem an otherwise underwhelming song.

A great hook can also make a great song even better. 

If a song hook is a non-vocal part, it is the single most...

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How 3 of My Favorite Bands Influenced My Sound Sep 05, 2021

Let me be first in line to tell you that you don’t need to know music history to be a songwriter.

No, you don’t need to study the Beatles, Nirvana, or Michael Jackson to be a...

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How I Make Up For 3 Of My Songwriting Weaknesses Sep 05, 2021

A big part of getting better at anything is knowing your strengths and weaknesses and then playing to your stregths and minimizing your weaknesses.

So, in this episode we’re going...

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Songwriting Is Like Fishing Sep 05, 2021

Tom Petty once said the following about songwriting:

“I compare it to fishing: There’s either a fish in the boat or there’s not. Sometimes you come home and you didn’t...

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3 Song Arranging Mistakes Sep 05, 2021

Arranging is such an important skill for songwriters to know.

If you’re going to play your song with a band, you’ll need to arrange the song for them.

If you’re going to record...

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3 Major Benefits of SYMBOLISM In Songwriting Sep 05, 2021

Symbolism is an incredibly important tool in our songwriting toolbelt.

Sure, we can always shoot straight and just tell the story like it is, but we’d miss out on some amazing benefits that...

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The Importance of UNINTERRUPTED SONGWRITING TIME Sep 05, 2021

Distractions are everywhere.

With all the media and social media happenings it’s easy to never have uninterrupted songwriting time.

The problem is that getting uninterrupted ...

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Songwriting And The Importance Of The Word "No" Sep 05, 2021

In our culture and in all forms of education, it seems like we greatly favor the word “yes” over “no”.

Try this songwriting tip!

Add this food to your diet!

Say...

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THE SIMPLE SECRET TO STRIKING LYRICS: 3 Ways Object Writing Will Help Your Songwriting Sep 05, 2021

Do you ever feel like your lyrics are just a bit dull and lifeless? Do you wish you could have more vivid and striking lyrics? If you’ve ever wondered why some songs become an experience for...

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