Song Ideas Are Cheap Sep 04, 2021

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...

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Why Good Musicians Are Bad Songwriters Sep 04, 2021

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...

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How To Make Songwriting EASY: 3 Ways Sep 04, 2021

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...

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Why You MUST Record As You Write Songs: 6 Reasons Sep 04, 2021

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...

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How To Write A Finale Sep 04, 2021

How do I write a finale? What even is a finale?

What is the purpose of a finale?

Should I have a finale?

Let’s discuss.

 

What Is A Finale?

As far as I can tell, a...

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How To Write A Post-Chorus Sep 04, 2021

How do you write a post-chorus?

What is the purpose of a post-chorus?

Should I have a post chorus in my song?

Let’s discuss.

 

What Is The Purpose Of A Post-Chorus?

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How To Write A Pre-Chorus Sep 04, 2021

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?

Let’s discuss.

 

What Is The Purpose Of A Pre-Chorus?

The...

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How To Write A Bridge Sep 04, 2021

How do I write a good bridge?

What is a bridge for anyway? What is its purpose?

Let’s discuss.

 

What Is The Purpose Of A Bridge?

Overall, the purpose of a bridge is to...

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How To Write A Second Verse Sep 04, 2021

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.

 

What Is The Purpose Of...

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How To Write A Chorus Sep 04, 2021

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...

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How To Write A First Verse Sep 04, 2021

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?

That’s what...

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Why Aren't My Songs Getting Better? Sep 04, 2021

No one likes being stuck.

Everyone wants to see progress in anything they practice.

If you’re not getting better it feels like you’re getting worse.

You might be listening to some of...

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