5 ways to get a song going and keep it fresh

Martin Child of Oxfordshire band The August List shares his five tips on how to keep those creative juices flowing These are some pretty good songwriting tips here all reflecting on the element of play and experimentation to get results. Worth a read 🙂 Source: 5 ways to get a song going and keep it […]

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How and Why to Keep a Listening Journal

A listening journal is a tool that will help transform your music listening habits into a source of knowledge and inspiration. Though you can use an actual journal for this purpose, single sheets of paper, a Word document, or a note-taking app on your phone or iPad will all work just fine. I am a […]

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Any Way Is The Best Way To Write A Song

My opinion has always been this: there is no particular best way to write a song. That’s true in all of the creative arts: there is no process that is necessarily better than any other process. Having said that, I will add this: the fragment that you initially create — whether that fragment is a […]

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4 Motivation Tips For Songwriters | ReverbNation Blog

There are going to be times as a songwriter when your motivation towards your craft is going to be low. You just can’t be motivated all of the time. In the article 4 Motivation Tips For Songwriters on the ReverbNation blog, it states… Making music might be the thing you live and breathe to do, but […]

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How To Find Inspiration To Produce Music?

My firm belief is that inspiration for writing and producing music is everywhere if you allow yourself to receive the information needed. This article demonstrates some ways to create the right environment to receive the inspiration. As mentioned in the article… Every songwriter deals with the proverbial creative crisis from time to time. Fortunately, there […]

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How To Write Great Song Lyrics In 5 Steps

The quote below sums up beautifully how great lyrics can be written. You need to really care about the subject you’re writing the song about… Some artists say they have trouble writing about lyrics because they don’t know what to write about. But the truth is that if you care about something, you’ll always have […]

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15 Tips To Get Great (Song) Writing Ideas

This is a great article essentially outlining 15 tips to get great (song) writing ideas derived from Zen philosophy. I really do believe that a lot of Zen and Buddhist philosophy in general can be used to define and  develop your songwriting process. This article proves that. It also mentions the fundamental battle that we […]

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All About Songwriting – What’s It All About?

My name is Corey Stewart and I’m a singer, songwriter, musician and blogger from Australia and for me, songwriting is a craft, an art-form, a process, an emotional outlet and (most importantly) a way of life. All About Songwriting was created to help all songwriters at any level, expand on what songwriting knowledge they already […]

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