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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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[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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