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How to Take a Verse Idea and Create a Great Chorus

A lot of the time, the musical ideas you conjure up will be chorus ideas, because it’s often easier to think up short, “hooky” fragments that will serve as a good chorus. They’re the kind of musical ideas that are short, repeatable, singable, and generally fun to perform. But sometimes a musical idea will pop […]

When Song Melodies Fail: 5 Errors to Avoid

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6 Tips for Writing a Song Melody That Grabs Audience Attention

Read these 6 tips for helping your song melody come to life. ______________  It’s time to get serious about your songwriting. The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” eBook Bundle packages, written by Gary Ewer, can be an important part of making you the best songwriter you can be! Get the discount NOW: Read more.. ______________ What makes melody writing difficult? Most […]

Moving a Chorus Melody Higher For a Shot of Energy

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Using Vocal Range to Energize Music in a Natural Way

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Looking Backward to Get Melodies Working

One way to work out song melodies is to identify the basic range as a starting point. “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 10-eBook Bundle is written by Gary Ewer, designed to straighten out your technique and get you writing better songs. In the previous post, we looked at the value of working backwards in songwriting, starting […]