Gary Ewer - 5 Reasons To Include a Bridge In a Song's Design

New Songwriting Video: 5 Reasons To Include a Bridge In a Song’s Design

I’ve just published a new songwriting video today, “5 Reasons to Include a Bridge in a Song’s Design“. It’s based on posts I’ve done in the past on this blog about the bridge section, and looks at five situations that arise in a song that can be dealt with by including a bridge. In truth, […]

New Songwriting Video: How Keys and Chords Relate

New instructional songwriting video is up on YouTube! ____________ Get “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle, and take your songwriting further than you’ve ever taken it before. ____________ I’ve not done many instructional videos, mainly because it takes a fair bit of time. But I’ve decided that for some songwriting concepts, video might be […]

History is a Garbage Filter. Will Your Music Survive?

In the world of music (and almost every other world), we love to hate. ____________ Purchase “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle TODAY, and receive your free eBook “From Amateur to Ace: Writing Songs Like a Pro”. _____________ If you watched the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards, you become painfully aware that what gets remembered is scandal and […]

Some Great Music Resources, All in One Short Video

Ryan Record has posted a video that displays some of his favourite songwriting resources ___________________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-ebook bundle, and start building your audience base. ___________________ Just a quick post today as I’m on the road. An online colleague of mine, Ryan Record, has posted a video online on his “Musician Launcher” […]

Easy Music Theory 2.0 is Now Available (DVD or Download Options)

“Easy Music Theory” will take you from nothing to college-level in 25 easy lessons. Guaranteed! ____________ Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle, and increase your song’s HIT potential. _____________ “Easy Music Theory with Gary Ewer” version 2.0 is now available, either as a DVD package or instant download. If you’ve been intimidated by the thought of trying […]

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7 Chord Progressions That Work All the Time

FREE with the Bundle purchase: “Use Your Words! Developing a Lyrics-First Songwriting Process” shows you how to put lyric-writing front and centre in your songwriting process. Do you find that your songwriting gets stuck at the chord progression stage? When this happens, it’s usually attributable to a common misunderstanding about chords: the need for chords […]