When Song Melodies Fail: 5 Errors to Avoid

Struggling to build an audience base? “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” shows you every aspect of what makes a great song great. Read more.. ______________ A melody needs to partner well with the chords that support it, and the lyrics that get attached to it. For that reason, it’s difficult to be precise about what a […]

How to Give a Song Chorus a Shot of Energy

Song choruses that sound boring will almost always relate to a problem with melodic range. Here’s what to do about that. ____________ Get Gary Ewer’s 6-eBook bundle, “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting”, and give your songs a professional polish. ____________ You may have noticed from time to time a problem that keeps happening in your songwriting: the […]

What Makes a Melody Resonate With an Audience?

Repetition, along with a carefully-placed climactic moment, allows melodies to make a strong connection to listeners. _____________ Get “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-Ebook Bundle. 11 Songwriting Principles That Will Turn Your Writing Around – Guaranteed. _____________ If you look at some of pop music’s greatest melodies — and by “pop” I mean the broader definition of anything written […]

Creating a Song Melody With No Climactic Moment

There are times when a climactic moment in a song melody may not be necessary. ___________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle, and become the songwriter you always thought you should be. ___________ Bruce Springsteen has released a new studio album, “High Hopes“, and I’ve been giving it a thoroughly enjoyable listen. The […]

Where to Place a Song’s Highest Note

A climactic moment in a song is a big reason that good music is memorable. But where do we place that moment? ____________ “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” eBook Bundle comes with a FREE eBOOK. Read about today’s FREE DEAL. _____________ Practically every song has a so-called “climactic moment” – usually (but not always) the highest note […]

Climactic Moments in Songs: More Than a Melodic Feature

Climactic moments happen in lyrics, chords and instrumentation – not just melodies. ____________ Purchase “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle TODAY, and receive your free eBook “From Amateur to Ace: Writing Songs Like a Pro”. _____________ When we talk about the climactic moment in a song, we often automatically look for the highest note in the melody. That’s […]