Part 3: Time Signatures Explained, Writing Songs in 12/8
In Part 3 of our “Time Signatures Explained” series, learn everything you wanted to know about writing songs in a 12/8 time signature, who has done it, and how it can help you write amazing songs.
Time Signatures Explained Part 2, Writing Songs in 3/4 and 6/8
In Time Signatures Explained, Part 2, you’ll learn what 3/4 time is, how to recognize it, who has used it in their songs, and how you can use it in your own tunes.
How to Play Harmonica: 4 Techniques Use on to Songs
Add an extra sonic dimension to recordings with these simple yet effective tips for how to play harmonica.
How to Start a Song—5 Effective Techniques
These five definitive ways for how to start a song will give you the inspiration to kickstart the creative process and make your tunes even more exciting.
Part 1: Time Signatures Explained, an Introduction
Learn everything you wanted to know about meters, how to read time signatures, and how they can help your songwriting. It’s time signatures explained, Part 1.
Song Blocking: How to Ensure Your Song Says What It Needs To
Many songwriters make the mistake of saying the same thing over and over, which results in boring material that never develops. Learn how to block out song sections so that each one says something distinct and in service of the central statement.
How to Collaborate Long Distance on a Song
Long distance song collaboration was once seen as a sluggish, unproductive, and convoluted. In the digital age, it happens all the time.
Songwriting Techniques: 13 Ways to End a Song
Stuck on how to finish your tune? Join us as we explore 13 songwriting techniques for how to end a song, including examples from hit singles both new and old.
Lyric Writing Tips: How to Use Dummy Lyrics in Your Song
Through these lyric writing tips, learn what dummy lyrics are, why pro songwriters use them, how to write them, and how they can transform your songwriting.