Songwriter - Performer

How You Can Effectively Polish Your Songwriting Skills

Like anyone else, songwriters look for ways to improve what they do. How to improve as a songwriter is a topic that gets discussed a lot, and there are many, many opinions. If you want to improve as a geologist, everyone will agree that the best way is to combine studying at a university with in-the-field […]

Songs Are the Best Teachers

 “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle covers every aspect of songwriting, from chords to melodies to lyrics. Includes sound files and a complete glossary of musical terms. Also, receive a free eBook “From Amateur to Ace: Writing Songs Like a Pro.” Read more _____________ How do you study songwriting? You might think that it’s not really one of […]

Songwriter's Instinct, and Why So Many Rely Solely On It

Written by Gary Ewer (Follow Gary on Twitter) _______________________ It stands to reason that if you want to make great leaps in the fields of science, medicine, psychology or geology, you have to study those topics. A plumber is not going to be the one to finally figure out dark matter (at least, not that dark […]

Songwriting and the Value of Boredom

Research shows that boredom helps us become more creative. ____________ “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 10-eBook Deluxe Bundle includes this important eBook, “From Amateur to Ace: Writing Songs Like a Pro”. It will help answer questions vital to taking your music to the next level. Read more.. _____________ The results of a study released earlier this year […]

The Dilemma of Sameness in Today’s Pop Music

If everyone is craving sameness in music, what’s an intelligent songwriter to do? _____________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle, and find out which songs become hits, and why they sound so good. _____________ No doubt you’d heard on the news a while back the results of a study, recently completed in Spain, that shows […]

What Can Today’s Songwriters Learn From Yesterday’s Songs?

Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6 E-book Bundle. Kick-start your songwriting career, starting now. _________ History, at least as it pertains to the arts, has a way of filtering out garbage. For example, it’s easy to think that during the Classical era it was mainly Mozart and Haydn who were doing the bulk of the writing, […]