Songwriting Process

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How to Write Songs Faster: 7 Tips for Better Writing

To help cut down on the time it takes to finish a song, here are 7 quick tips you can use to speed up your writing process. In the realm of songwriting, the journey from conception to completion can often feel like navigating through a maze of creativity and frustration. Drew Swisher, in his insightful […]

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The 5 Best Ways To Start A Song According To Andrew Huang

The video below titled “The 5 best ways to start a song” by Andrew Huang offers a comprehensive guide on various techniques to kickstart the songwriting process. Andrew Huang, a versatile musician known for his creative approach to music production, shares his insights and methods to inspire songwriters and producers. Here’s a detailed summary of […]

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Attention Songwriters: The Blank Piece Of Paper Is Your Friend

Every time we sit down to write a song we start off with a blank piece of paper. It waits patiently for us to pick up our pen and pour our songwriting ideas from our hearts and minds onto its surface. However, a blank piece of paper can be one of two things to a songwriter: […]

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“We wrote it in about five minutes”: Interrogating the myth of the quickly-written hit song | MusicRadar

Claims that masterpieces have been written in minutes abound, and many (upon further inspection) are revealed to be not as cut and dried as their writers claim. The article from MusicRadar, titled “We wrote it in about five minutes”: Interrogating the myth of the quickly-written hit song, authored by Andy Price, delves into the popular […]


5 Steps To Enhance Your Songwriting Process

Whether you’re new to writing songs, or have been at it for a long while, there is always an opportunity to optimize your process. To figure this out, it helps to identify what your particular songwriting process is currently, and what you need to do to enhance it. The Bandzoogle article “5 Steps to Enhance […]

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15 Reasons Why You Should Write Your Song With The Title First

As songwriters, we are always looking to find ways to make our songwriting process more efficient and creative rather than laborious and frustrating. One of the ways I’ve personally found that creates a more flowing songwriting process is by starting of my songwriting with the song title first. You see, a strong song title can […]

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The Five Pillars Of The Songwriting Process

NB: Republished with permission from Corey Stewart Online A process is defined as “… a series of actions or steps taken in order to achieve a particular goal.” As for a songwriting process, that goal is of course the completion of a song from start to finish. Songs are what makes this music industry go round and the […]

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12 Ways To Greatly Enhance Your Songwriting Process

I realised a long time ago that when it comes to the songwriting process there’s no such thing as the perfect way of writing songs, it can always be improved upon. Listed below are twelve ways in which I think you can enhance, improve and eventually master your songwriting process. Even if you implement just […]

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Finding Your Muse: 20 Proven Strategies To Begin Your Song

Songwriting can be a magical experience, a form of expression where stories, emotions, and thoughts meld into harmonies and lyrics. However, getting started can often be the most challenging part. To help you overcome this creative hurdle, we’ve compiled a list of 20 proven strategies to kickstart your songwriting process. Each technique offers a unique […]