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Songwriting Tip: Stockpile Ideas for Songs

Songwriting Tip: Stockpile Ideas for Songs

Problem: You don’t have big chunks of time to spend on...

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Songwriting Tip: Striking the Right Chord

STRIKING THE RIGHT CHORD

 

By Danny Arena

One kind of "creative rut" that songwriters can easily fall into is when the...

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Songwriting Tip: The Power of Simplicity

THE POWER OF SIMPLICITY

by Danny Arena

 

As the boundaries of country music continue to expand, it’s easy to get so...

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Songwriting Tip: Creating Songs That Stand Out

CREATING SONGS THAT STAND OUT by Danny Arena & Sara Light

One of the most obvious but easily overlooked songwriting...

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Songwriting Tip: How Does Your Song Stack Up?

HOW DOES YOUR SONG STACK UP?

Every now and then, I like to tape the entire country top 40 and analyze the songs in...

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YES, YOU CAN BE A SUCCESSFUL SONGWRITER

YES, YOU CAN BE A SUCCESSFUL SONGWRITER by Danny Arena

Yes, we all know it’s tough to break into the music business...

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On Being A Professional Songwriter

On Being A Professional Songwriter by Danny Arena 

Almost Famous? Money For Nothing And Your Chicks For Free? I...

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Songwriting Tip: Creating A Standout Chorus

Creating A Standout Chorusby Danny Arena One of the most common musical traps songwriters fall into is having a chorus...

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