Neil Young

What Makes Music Memorable?

As a songwriter, your hope is usually that once people have heard your song, they want to hear it again. That usually translates into sales, so the more clicks your songs generate, the more potential there is for monetary reward. It’s unlikely that anyone will want to listen to your song again if there’s nothing […]

How Rhythm Changes Between Verse and Chorus

Though it may seem to defy musical logic, chorus rhythms are usually longer than verse rhythms, and there are reasons for this. _____________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-Ebook Bundle. 11 Songwriting Principles That Will Turn Your Writing Around – Guaranteed. _____________ Since choruses are generally more energetic than verses, you’d think that the rhythms you use […]

Songwriting When You Don’t Feel Inspired

Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6 E-book Bundle. Kick-start your songwriting career, starting now. _________ I have great admiration for those who write movie scores. They don’t have the luxury of waiting until they feel inspired. Professional productions run on a schedule, and it’s usually tight. That ability to write on demand is possible for all […]