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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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How to Become a Topline Songwriter

[Songwriting Advice] How to Become a Topline Songwriter

 by Karen Randle

What is Toplining?

Toplining is writing a...

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Eight Ways to Get Inspiration on Writing Songs

Eight Ways to Get Inspiration on Writing Songs

by Jean Jennings

 

Do you often wonder how some people always seem...

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5 Ways for Singer-Songwriters to Improve Their Chances of Success

5 Ways for Singer-Songwriters to Improve Their Chances of Success

by Larry Butler

 

We’re all familiar with the...

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[EXPERT Songwriting Advice] 3 Tips for Writing to a Song Title

[EXPERT Songwriting Advice] 3 Tips for Writing to a Song Title

by Jason Blume

 

I was recently asked the age-old...

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