How Symmetry Strengthens a Song’s Structure

Symmetry helps to make your song feel like a complete musical journey. __________ “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting’ Deluxe ebook bundle now includes “Hooks and Riffs: How They Grab Attention, Make Songs Memorable, and Build Your Fan Base“. Take your songwriting to a new level of excellence. Get the eBooks.. __________ Humans are pattern-seekers. When we see things that […]

8 Questions and Answers On Writing Song Hooks

Hooks can be important contributors to good song structure. Here are 8 commonly-asked questions about hooks. As you know, a song hook is any catchy bit that represents the most memorable part of a song. It’s often found in the chorus (“Born in the U.S.A.”), but can also be a song’s intro which then keeps […]

The New Possibilities of the Song Bridge

A bridge’s most important quality – contrast – can be achieved in a number of different ways. __________ The new 3rd edition of “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” ebook manual is now released. A songwriting manual that’s part of Gary Ewer’s 6-ebook bundle. Take your songwriting to a new level of excellence. Get the eBooks.. __________ […]

Writing Songs That Use an Ad Hoc Design

An ad hoc form is one that’s unique and specifically designed for one song. Here’s how to create one. ________________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle. The songwriting manuals used by thousands of songwriters, all written by Gary Ewer ________________ When we talk about form in songwriting, we usually mean the arrangement of verses and […]

5 Ways to Make the Chorus an Object of Attention

The success of a chorus is more important than the success of any other part of a song. _____________ Get “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 10-Ebook Deluxe Bundle. 11 Songwriting Principles That Will Turn Your Writing Around – Guaranteed. Get the DISCOUNT PRICE today. Read more.. _____________ It makes a lot of sense to start the writing of a song by working out — […]

Good Song Design: Move From Less Predictable to More Predictable

Predictability can be an important part of what keeps listeners hooked to your music. _____________ Get “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 10-Ebook Deluxe Bundle. 11 Songwriting Principles That Will Turn Your Writing Around – Guaranteed. And get TODAY’S DEAL. _____________ All good songs are a mixture of predictable and unpredictable events. We don’t like thinking that our music is in any way predictable, but […]