How to Analyze Songs, and Why You'll Benefit

Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-ebook bundle, and discover why great songs are great! ____________ The songwriters who get better quickly are the ones who know how to analyze music. Look at it this way: If you don’t have the ability to analyze songs, you have only your instincts to help you improve. With […]

Merry Christmas to All!

I want to take this opportunity to wish you all the best of the holiday season. No matter what your faith or beliefs, this is a perfect time of year to reflect on the things that make our lives worth living. I hope, in the midst of everything that keeps you busy, that you have […]

How the Right Lyric Can Fuel the Listeners' Creative Mind

Stop struggling… START WRITING GREAT SONGS! Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” e-book bundle ________________  You just can’t over-estimate the importance of a good lyric. If we ever think that a song is corny, or bad, or just plain missing the mark, more often than not we’re talking about a bad lyric. It’s important that […]

The Song as a Miniature Musical Form

Check out and download Gary Ewer’s songwriting e-books here. _____ Many of you know that I have a particular interest in the seemingly disparate worlds of songwriting and Classical music. I’m intrigued by the fact that compositional technique that works when composing Classical music is pretty close to the technique that works in pop song composition. […]

Partnered Chord Progressions Pull Songs Together

Get FANTASTIC RESULTS! – Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6 e-book bundle and START WRITING GREAT SONGS! __________________ Most of the chords you’ll use in a song will be chosen from the seven triads that normally exist in any given key. But you can give your song a strong sense of cohesion and connection if you relate […]

Creative Songwriting: Try the Second Thing that Comes to Mind

Great songs SELL! – Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6 e-book bundle and START WRITING GREAT SONGS! _________________ Let me get right to the point: sometimes, the best things in music are the things that come naturally. Sadly, however, that’s not usually the way it works. There are very few songwriters who can claim that their […]