Piano and microphone

Craft Versus Art, and What That Means to Songwriting

Whenever you make something — whether you’re building a chest of drawers, sewing a dress, painting a picture or composing a song, you’re bringing together two important aspects of human endeavour: craft and art. Craft refers to the technical skills involved in actually constructing something. If you’re painting a picture, craft would refer to one’s […]

Songwriting - chord choices

The Artistic Danger That Comes From Your Comfort Zone

If you’re ready to take your songwriting to its highest level possible, you need “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting 10-eBook Bundle.” Get the manuals that thousands of songwriters are using. If I were asked to give one piece of advice that might go the longest way to improving your songwriting technique, it would be this: […]

Songwriting in the studio

Songwriting and the Meaning of Music

When you think of the word meaning as it applies to your songs, are you talking about the picture that gets created from the lyrics? Or perhaps you’re talking about the picture that gets created from the sound of the instruments? For me, I pull more meaning out of the instrumental/vocal performance of a song than […]

Songwriter

What Role Does ‘Vision’ Play In Your Songwriting Process?

You encounter the word vision a lot in the creative arts. Actually, you encounter it in lots of other areas, too. Who can forget former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer’s cringy support of “developers”, who are the ones who flesh-out corporate or industry ideas, giving consumers a product that is the result of someone’s initial vision? […]

The Case For and Against Songwriting Collaborations

 Songwriting partnerships should not exclude the demonstration of healthy egos. __________ The new 3rd edition of “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” ebook manual is now released! A songwriting manual that’s part of Gary Ewer’s 6-ebook bundle. Take your songwriting to a new level of excellence! Get the eBooks.. __________ Every once in a while, the notion of […]

Artistic Honesty: Staying True to Your Vision

How much do you compromise your integrity in the song-recording process? _____________ Discover the 11 secrets that pro songwriters have known for decades. “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6-eBook Bundle is being used by thousands of songwriters to take their music to a new level of excellence. Now with a 7th FREE eBook. Read more… ______________ When you write your […]