Breaking Free from 4/4 Time in Your Songwriting

Since the vast majority of songs (probably 98% or more) that make it to the charts in any genre use a time signature of 4/4, we can surmise that producers think that that most common of time signatures is part of a winning formula. Most of the time professional producers get these things right, but […]

Why Chord Progression Formulas are a Good Idea

Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-book bundle, and FINE-TUNE your songwriting skills! If you’re a songwriter with experience, the word “formula” will probably conjure up a negative reaction. After all, how can you be creating a truly unique song if any part of the creation process involves a formula? And while for the most […]