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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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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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[Songwriting Advice] Size Matters: A Study in Prosody

[Songwriting Advice] Size Matters: A Study in Prosody

by Pat Pattison

 

Lana Del Ray’s single, Ride, creates a...

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Music Industry's Top 10 Music Colleges

The Hollywood Reporter released a ranking of America's 10 Best Music Schools last week based on a survey of academic...

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Songwriting Tip: Polishing the Silver Bowl

Polishing the Silver Bowl

By Pat Pattison

 

I found a silver punch bowl in my cellar. I vaguely remembered it being a...

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Songwriting Tips: From Demo To Master, A Music Artist's Experience

From Demo To Master, A Music Artist's Experience

by Melissa Axel

After my last article Demo vs. Master Recordings, I...

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Songwriting Tip: Demo vs Master Recordings

Demo vs. Master Recordings by Melissa Axel

Demo vs. master recording—what's the difference? You might as well ask the...

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Songwriting/Collaboration: The Power of Co-writing

Creative Collaboration: The Power of Co-writing by Melissa Axel

 

Everybody knows the three keys to a successful...

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2011 USA Songwriting Competition Radio Podcast

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Tune in to the 2011 USA Songwriting Competition Podcast, this features never...

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Inspirational Words From Noted Songwriters And Composers (Part 2)

Desmond Child, Hit Songwriter

"Live life to the fullest, and then write about it. Dare to suck and put your music out...

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