Contributed by: Cliff Goldmacher (www.EducatedSongwriter.com) As a new songwriter, you may be overwhelmed by all there is to do when it comes to moving forward in your career. I’d compare the approach of this article to eating the elephant one tiny bite at a time. In other words, by being patient, organized and methodical in your daily work [...]
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This article was contributed by David Taylor II. You can visit his site at: DavidTaylor2.com As bona fide artists, in as much as crafting a good song is just as much of an art as performing said song, we as writers unfortunately do tend to fall prey to thinking a few highly erroneous things. Highly [...]
There has NEVER been a better time to spread the word about yourself and music. The internet, with its downloadable digital music files, social networking sites and countless other advances that we can’t even begin to imagine yet, has leveled the playing field in a way that will make the â€œworkâ€ you have to do infinitely more effective.
MIDI is an enormously powerful tool in the music producer’s arsenal. The technology has been around for years and has proven its value in almost every musical style. It allows the composer enormous flexibility and control over both the audio output as well as the structure of the recorded performance itself. But does all of this flexibility truly enhance the composition process?
Whether you have songs written or not, we’ve got some great New Year’s Resolution ideas for songwriters.
Commercial and critically successful songwriter Ari Hest is on the homeward stretch of his 52-week songwriting project.
There’s no doubt that being a great songwriter and having beautifully recorded versions of your songs is an admirable goal in and of itself. However, if you’re interested in having your songs see the light of day then your work is really just beginning. This article is the official â€œchapter afterâ€ you’ve written and recorded your song.
In this article I discuss a few ways of opening yourself to the muse so that new creativity can flow through you and surpass any mental blocks.
The Atlantic has posted some great videos from two creative icons; David Lynch and Donavon.
Article contributed by Mahmoud Ibrahim of Songwriting Fever. A song is music and words, but there are two questions concerning the relationship between music and lyrics in a song. The first is which is more important and the second is which should be written first. This article is about the first question. To answer the [...]