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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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[Expert Songwriting Advice] Learn the Rules of Song Structure

[Expert Songwriting Advice] Learn the Rules of Song Structure

by Mark Cawley

The following is adapted from Mark's new...

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How Words Change as a Song Progresses

How Words Change as a Song Progresses

by Gary Ewer

Over the 4 minutes of a good song, it’s normal for some things to...

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5 Tips for Improving Your Song’s Melodic Hooks

5 Tips for Improving Your Song’s Melodic Hooks

by Jason Blume

 

Melodic hooks can be the heart of a song. These tasty...

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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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6 Benefits of Collaboration in Songwriting

6 Benefits of Collaboration in Songwriting

by Pam Sheyne

If you glance at the songwriter credits on any music charts...

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The Real Stuff Is The Good Stuff – How to Write A Song

[Expert Songwriting Advice] The Real Stuff Is The Good Stuff – How to Write A Song

by Mark Cawley

 

There is no one...

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7 Beatles Secrets about Songwriting I wish I'd Discovered Decades Sooner

7 Beatles Secrets about Songwriting I wish I'd Discovered Decades Sooner (Part 2)

by Jessica Brandon

The song writing...

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