Songwriting Tips And Help For Writing Songs And Lyrics

August 2012

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How to write a song (lyrics)

Songwriter & Ghostwriter Thomas D. M has been writing songs for the past 12 years.
Here is a little advice and some tips on how to write a song, improve on your lyrics, find the melody of a song and also the best way to get over writers block.

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Filed under: How to write a song by admin - 22 August 2012, No Comments

Never Too Late - Original Song by Jordan Jansen

I was inspired to write this song after reading how many people get hated on and bullied in the comments section of my cover to “Mean”. No one should have to go through this. Leave your comments in the comment box below if you’ve ever been hated on.
Special thanks to Josh Cumbee for his help [...]

Filed under: How to write a song by admin - 14 August 2012, 14 Comments

Songwriting with Nelly Furtado: Writing “The Spirit Indestructible”

Nelly Furtado, Grammy Award winning musician, discusses the creative process behind writing her 2012 album, “The Spirit Indestructible.” Get her inside story on album-writing in this video from About.com.
More info on Nelly Furtado and her music:

About.com: http://top40.about.com/od/artistsdk/p/nellyfurtado.htm
Nelly Furtado’s Official Site: http://www.nellyfurtado.com/
“Big Hoops” on iTunes: http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/big-hoops-bigger-better-single/id517307236
Duration : 0:0:54

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Filed under: Songwriting Help by admin - 11 August 2012, 1 Comment

Lucien Dante Songwriting Tutorial

Video Song Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KwYVp1DIJFU&lc=qBr3VbZCAadM_4CMmm4IFay5WBzspwVZku8eYeqlwIU&feature=inbox
Soundcloud Link: http://soundcloud.com/lucien-dante
Duration : 0:19:50

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Filed under: Songwriting Help by admin - 5 August 2012, No Comments

Marcinis Hall Songwriting Demo 2012

Hello everyone, the name is Marcinis Hall (mar-sin-ee-yiss) As most of you know, I’ve been working super hard these past few months to put together a collection of work I can showcase to artists and labels. I’ve written tons of music, but here’s a sampler of 5 favorites. Thanks to all the producers (will list [...]

Filed under: Songwriting Help by admin - 31 July 2012, 5 Comments

TweakaTune Ep.15 “Songwriting Tips”

A video to help learn the craft of songwriting. The show critiques amateur songwriters, offering helpful advice.
Duration : 0:6:22

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Filed under: Songwriting Tips by admin - 26 July 2012, 4 Comments

FINGERSTYLE GUITAR: Simple Tips for Fingerstyle Songwriting

http://www.creativeguitarstudio.com/
Search Andrew Wasson.com for FREE lesson Handouts.
This Video: March 23, 2012 | Search Videos by Title/Date.
GO TO: http://www.andrewwasson.com/
Andrew Wasson of Creative Guitar Studio answers a viewers question…
Q: I’ve been asked to compose & then play a short fingerstyle guitar number at my sister’s wedding this summer. I have some finger-picking experience, but not much. [...]

Filed under: Songwriting Tips by admin - 19 July 2012, 12 Comments

I Know (A Song in Ten Words)

This song only has ten words.
My First CD - Now on iTunes
http://tinyurl.com/ijokes
Masters of Song Fu:
http://www.quickstopentertainment.com
HERE ARE A LOT OF LINKS TO NERDFIGHTASTIC THINGS:
Shirts and Stuff: http://dftba.com/artist/30/Vlogbrothers
Hank’s Music: http://dftba.com/artist/15/Hank-Green
John’s Books: http://amzn.to/j3LYqo
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Hank’s Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/hankgreen
Hank’s Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/hankimon
Hank’s tumblr: http://edwardspoonhands.tumblr.com
John’s Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/realjohngreen
John’s Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/johngreenfans
John’s tumblr: http://fishingboatproceeds.tumblr.com
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Other Channels
Crash Course: http://www.youtube.com/crashcourse
SciShow: http://www.youtube.com/scishow
Gaming: http://www.youtube.com/hankgames
VidCon: http://www.youtube.com/vidcon
Hank’s Channel: http://www.youtube.com/hankschannel
Truth or Fail: http://www.youtube.com/truthorfail
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Nerdfighteria
http://effyeahnerdfighters.com/
http://effyeahnerdfighters.com/nftumblrs
http://reddit.com/r/nerdfighters
http://nerdfighteria.info/
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Filed under: How to write a song by admin - 17 July 2012, 15 Comments

Phineas Gage: A Song

In which Hank sings a song about a guy who had an iron rod shoot through his brain and survived for 12 years before eventually dying of severe seizures. His name was Phineas Gage, and his tale is fascinating, so I wanted to write a song about it.
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Filed under: How to write a song by admin - 13 July 2012, 17 Comments

KATE WALSH

http://www.balconytv.com
BALCONYTV DUBLIN 22/09/2009
PRESENTED BY TOM MILLETT
Calling Kate Walsh a singer songwriter is like saying Van Gogh was a cartoonist. Kate is, er, different. A 26-year-old from a sailing town in Essex whos been likened to Joni Mitchell, Kate Bush and Jane Austen, shes ferociously independentin every sense. She adores Debussy, studies cello, listens constantly to [...]

Filed under: How to write a song by admin - 8 July 2012, 16 Comments
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