Musical Complexity – the Best Way to Achieve It

Years ago, I became interested in simple computer programming, mostly in BASIC. I didn’t have great aspirations; most of whatever code I wrote was for relatively uncomplicated things. I wrote a program that helped me keep a sensible budget (yeah, that helped), and then one a little more advanced that attempted to interpret Morse code. […]

6 Steps to a Good, Healthy Fan Base

It takes more than good music to build a fan base; it takes personality. ______________  It’s time to get serious about your songwriting. Buy “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 10-eBook DELUXE Bundle, written by Gary Ewer. It includes “From Amateur to Ace – Writing Songs Like a Pro.” Time to become the best songwriter you can be! Read more.. […]

The Many Ways to Bore an Audience

A little bit of knowledge is a dangerous thing. So get the whole picture: “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” eBook Bundle will show you every aspect of what makes songs great, and show you why the greatest songs of the past 6 decades have been so successful. Learn the basics of chords, melodies, lyrics, and much […]

Choosing a Song Topic With The “Dig Deeper” Method

Is it possible to choose a compelling song topic when pretty much everything has been sung about? ________________ As pop music evolves, the one thing that seems to have remained constant is: love sells. Whether it’s love as a religious experience (“Locked Out Of Heaven” – Bruno Mars), love that’s not working (“I Knew You […]

Thoughts on Building a Fan Base For Your Music

Social media connections are meaningless if your music is flawed. _____________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle, and solve your songwriting problems TODAY. _____________ All you have to do is Google “building a fan base for my music” to find a lot of advice for getting exposure. Quite a bit of that advice is logical, and […]

What Songwriters Need to Do To Hit the Target Audience

Are you hitting your target audience? “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” will show you how to get your songs’ structural problems solved. ______________ If you spend any amount of time analyzing hit songs from various genres, you know that there’s a sound that sells. That sound is changing all the time, of course. Hit songs […]