Sending A Song Over the Top With the Right Key Choice

Experimenting with a song’s key, tempo, instrumentation and basic feel can reveal a hidden hit. ____________ Purchase “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle TODAY, and receive your free eBook “From Amateur to Ace: Writing Songs Like a Pro”. _____________ Whoever said, “You’re not selling the steak, you’re selling the sizzle” could have easily been talking about musical performance. […]

How to Add Chords To Your Song Melody

Got a melody, but need chords? Here’s a quick 3-step process to adding chords to a melody. ____________________ Buy “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 10-eBook Deluxe Bundle, and increase the fan base for your music. ____________________ Many songwriters find it easiest to play around with some chords, get them to sound good, and then create a […]

Successful Songwriting: A Partnership of Song Components

No one song component lives in a vacuum — how well they work together determines the success of your song. _____________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle, and solve your songwriting problems TODAY. _____________ When you glimpsed the word “partnership” in the title of this article, you might have thought that this would be another post […]

The 7 Bits of Chord Theory Songwriters Need to Know

Music theory can seem like a lot of clutter until you filter it down to the things you really need to know. _____________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle, and solve your songwriting problems TODAY. _____________ There are two major reasons why musicians sometimes have a negative view of music theory. The first has to do […]

How Do I Know What Key My Song Is In?

Identifying the key makes the task of choosing chords a lot easier, and a lot faster. Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 10-eBook Bundle, and find out why good songs become hits, and what you can do to improve the quality of your own songwriting. How do you know what the key of a song is, and how […]

When and How to Change Key Within a Song

A key change can add that extra bit of energy you’re song’s been craving. __________________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6 e-book bundle, and build your audience base! __________________ Most songs don’t change key (called modulation), and even when they do, the majority of listeners won’t notice that a key change has taken place. They may […]