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[Expert Songwriting Advice] How to Write a Killer Hook

 by Karen Randle

There is an art to write a great chorus with great hooks. The hook and chorus is the most memorable...

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[EXPERT SONGWRITING ADVICE] Knitting a Sonic Fabric

by Pat Pattison

I was listening to John Mayer’s album Wildfire and was stopped dead by this line from his song Badge...

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The Valuable Chord Tricks All Major Hit Songwriters Use (Part 1)

by Dave Kelly

The vast majority of songwriters begin their composing life depending on the same 4, 5, or if they are...

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How to Write Lyrics: 8 Tips to Inspire Your Meaning

by Steve Lipman

A painting is composed of shapes and colors, arranged in such a way to create a cohesive picture for...

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For 10 Minutes a Day, You Can Improve Your Songwriting by Doing These 7 Things

by Ellie Coverdale

It is always said that the best way to get great at something is practice. This is no different...

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12 Ways to Get Yourself Unstuck in Songwriting

by Michael Dehoyos

Writing songs is a personal thing, when you need to look inside yourself and find inspiration. When...

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Songwriting: Elements Of Song Structure

by Alex Bruce & Karen Randle

Structure is of course one of the central elements of songwriting. And although it’s fair...

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11 Songwriting Mistakes to Avoid at All Costs

by Aimee Laurence

There are good songs out there and bad songs, and all songwriters can probably say that they’re...

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How To Kickstart Becoming a Lyricist

by Joel Syder

Without seeming patronizing, doing anything for the first time can seem overwhelming and difficult....

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Inside the Record Breaking Hit “Old Town Road"

Inside the Record Breaking Hit “Old Town Road”

by Karen Randle

 

No one in the music industry saw Lil Nas X coming....

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