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Songwriting Tip: Get Away from It

Songwriting Tip: Get Away from It

by Harriet Schock

Can you see the box better from inside the box or outside the box?...

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The 9-Minute Songwriter Workout

The 9-Minute Songwriter Workout

by Clay Mills

These three songwriting exercises are designed to get you into the flow...

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Songwriting Tip: The NO Free Zone

CO-WRITING: THE NO FREE ZONE

By Pat Pattison

The best advice I ever got on co-writing was from Stan Webb, my...

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Songwriting Tip: Tying the Mood of Your Song to Your Lyrics

 

Tying the Mood of Your Song to Your Lyrics for a Better Listening Experience

By Anthony Ceseri

Songs are usually the...

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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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Songwriting Tip: Sharpen Your Music With The Flat Seven Chord

SHARPEN YOUR MUSIC WITH THE FLAT SEVEN CHORD by Danny Arena

There are seven standard chords that are part of every key...

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Songwriting Tip: The Prosody of Mystery in Mystery Train

The Prosody of Mystery in Mystery Train

By Pat Pattison, songwriting professor

 

Ok, so who still cares about the young...

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Songwriting Tip: 6 Traits of A Badly Written Song

6 Traits of A Badly Written Song

(source: Music Connection magazine)

By Bobby Owsinski

Although we’ve all heard the...

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Songwriting Tip: How to Write a Song Using Other Songs

By Kari Kiddle, Yahoo! Contributor Network

(Source: Yahoo! Contributor Network)

I know what you're thinking: I can't...

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Songwriting Tip: You Can Write Better Lyrics

You Can Write Better Lyrics by Mark Winkler

 

I’ve been writing songs for over 30 years. I’ve had 150 of them cut by...

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