Dan Hill

Working Downward Melodic Leaps Into Your Song Melodies

With song melodies, big melodic leaps can do a lot to inject some emotional energy into the lyric of the moment. The upward leap is common, probably more common than the downward leap. I’m not sure why that is, but downward leaps seem to require a bit more work to make them successful. There’s something […]

Intensifying the Emotional Impact of Your Music

A few little tricks can make your songs hit home with real emotional power. ____________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle, and build your audience base! _____________ Emotion isn’t normally something you think about adding to your music. Normally, you’d think that emotion is what you find in a certain kind of lyric, or a certain kind of […]