Helping an Audience Understand Longer Chord Progressions

Take your songwriting to a new level of excellence. Get “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” eBook Bundle, and discover the secrets of great musical composition. (Purchase now and receive a FREE EBOOK. More..) ______________ In pop music genres, most chord progressions are on the short side, particularly when it comes to chorus progressions. Three or four chords […]

The Problem of Too Many Chords in a Song

Chord progressions that are long require a way to allow the listener to rest. ____________ Purchase “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle TODAY, and receive your free eBook “From Amateur to Ace: Writing Songs Like a Pro”. _____________ If we think of chord progressions as representing a kind of musical journey, then you might think that longer chord […]

Simplifying the Songwriting Process: Plateau Pitches

Songs don’t often require lots of notes. A plateau pitch can help you create a good melody with minimum fuss and effort. __________________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6 e-book bundle. Become the best songwriter you can be! __________________ We know that the way a melody proceeds often has to do with its subject matter. For example, […]