Advantages of Songwriting In The 2nd Person Point Of View Sep 04, 2021

2nd person point of view is the most intimate point of view with a distinct lack of “I”.

In other words, it’s the most intimate point of view that is completely...

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Advantages of Songwriting In The 1st Person Point Of View Sep 04, 2021

1st person point of view is the most intimate point of view that doesn’t have a “you” within the song.

In other words, it’s the most intimate point of view that...

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Advantages of Songwriting In The 3rd Person Point Of View Sep 04, 2021

It’s easy not to think about point of view when we’re songwriting.

In fact, I wouldn’t be shocked if you hadn’t thought what point of view your songs are in until...

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Get Your Songwriting Perspective Right Sep 04, 2021

As a songwriter, your perspective on songwriting matters.

If you don’t look at the process and craft right, you might spend a lot of time frustrated, not understanding why your...

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Crush Songwriter's Block: 3 Tips Sep 04, 2021

Writer’s block can be the worst.

Staring at a blank page, unable to write a single word. Sitting with your guitar, unable to play anything new and interesting. Your fingers unwilling to play...

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Find The Right Sounds For Your Songs Sep 04, 2021

When making a song from start to finish, there are more creative layers after writing the lyrics, melody, and chords.

Figuring out the arrangement for your song is often a completely...

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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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