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Songwriting Secrets to Create Better Stories

 

Legendary songwriters like Dolly Parton and Bob Dylan know it. If you want people to really listen to your song, you...

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3 of the Most Important Melody Writing Concepts

by Anthony Ceseri  Writing a great melody may be the most important part of writing a song people will love. After...

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6 Tips to Help You Complete a Song

Whether you’re a beginner songwriter or a seasoned veteran, it’s always easy to start a song, but finishing it is a...

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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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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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10 Tips: What It Takes to Write a Hit Song

10 Tips: What It Takes to Write a Hit Song

by Loren Israel

 

An industry veteran––a songwriting mentor who has had...

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