Fleet Foxes' "Someone You'd Admire": Creating Forward Motion in Song Melodies

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Using Objective Listening to Improve Your Songwriting

“The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” eBook Bundle packages covers every aspect of songwriting, from melodies to chords to lyrics and more. The 10-eBook Deluxe Bundle is on sale right now. Read more _____________ Objectivity, from a songwriter’s point of view, is the ability to listen to your own music as if it were someone else’s. And that’s […]

New Song Material When Ideas Are Hard to Find

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The Power of Scheduling Your Songwriting Activities

Get the songwriting manuals that thousands of songwriters are using. “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” eBook Bundle will improve your songwriting technique. Find out how: Learn more.. ___________ Most songwriters rely on their instincts as an important contributor to the songwriting process. How they write, when they write, even why they write… for many, it’s all governed by – even dictated by – […]

Shaping a Melody in a Verse-Only Song

“Hooks and Riffs: How They Grab Attention, Make Songs Memorable, and Build Your Fan Base” is a new ebook by Gary Ewer. It describes the ins and outs of how and why hooks are so powerful, along with several methods for writing  your own!. It comes with your purchase of  “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 10-eBook Bundle. Read […]

The Best Way to Get Inspired to Write Music

It’s fine to say that good songwriters would be writing every day. But what if your songwriting problems are so deep that everything you write just sits there like yesterday’s porridge? “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle can help free up the logjam, and get you back to writing music on a regular basis. […]