Using Melodic Range Effectively in Your Songwriting

If you spend any time at all comparing verse and chorus melodies, you’ll notice right away that verses often centre in on one or two pitches. And it may not be that they sing those one or two constantly, but you’ll hear everything coming back, over and over again, to those couple of notes. A […]

Using Vocal Range to Energize Music in a Natural Way

When a lead vocal line moves higher, song energy builds in a very natural way. ____________ What do you use your iPad for? Why not let it help you improve your songwriting skills? Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” eBook Bundle, and increase your song’s HIT potential. For desktop, laptop, iPad, iPhone, or any other mobile PDF-reading device. Plus get this DISCOUNT. […]

10 Reasons Your Songs Aren’t Working (Which Songwriting Sins Are You Committing?)

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The Secret to Writing a Great Song Verse

A good verse is vital to a song’s success. These days, a listener might not wait until the chorus. ______________ Take your songwriting to a new level of excellence. Check out “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” eBook Bundle packages, written by Gary Ewer. Get today’s DISCOUNT PRICE. Read more.. ______________ The tricky thing about pop songs is that […]

How Good Does Your Demo Need to Be?

 You should see your demo as being every bit as important as your final product. It used to be that a demo was rather rough around the edges. As long as you were giving the producer and other personnel the idea of the basic workings of the song, you were fine. These days, demos really need […]

Writing a Verse That Prepares the Audience for the Chorus

Sharon Van Etten’s amazing tune, “Your Love is Killing Me,” shows exactly how a verse can make a chorus sound fantastic. _______________  “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” eBook Bundle packages come with the eBook “From Amateur to Ace: Writing Songs Like a Pro“. Read more.. ________________ Choruses are typically easier to write than verses because the chorus is […]