Songwriting Tips And Help For Writing Songs And Lyrics

September 2012

Archive For September 2012

Reharmonising A Melody Note (Jazz & Songwriting Guitar Lesson JA-034)

In this lesson I’ll show you a cool trick I use for reharmonising a melody, most often I use it for songwriting but it’s a kinda jazz concept. More info on the web site.
Taught by Justin Sandercoe.
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Filed under: Songwriting Help by admin - 2 September 2012, 11 Comments

Help Me Go to Interlochen!

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This year I have the chance to go to take part in the Interlochen Arts Academy’s brand new Singer-Songwriter program.
(http://academy.interlochen.org/singer-songwriter-major)
Though I’ve been accepted into the Academy for my songwriting, my family can’t afford to pay the tuition. I made this video in the hopes that I can somehow raise the money necessary to go [...]

Filed under: Songwriting Help by admin - 26 August 2012, 11 Comments

Pat Pattison - Writing Lyrics to Music - Part 3 of 6

Learn more about Pat’s Lyric Writing course at: http://bit.ly/AfM4KH

Berklee Professor Pat Pattison discusses writing lyrics to your finished musical arrangements.
Duration : 0:4:21

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Filed under: How to write lyrics by admin - 22 August 2012, 1 Comment

Q9 Songwriting tips for lyricists, poets and songwriters

http://songsculptor.com
Question 9:
I just wrote a song that I think would be perfect for Kenny Rogers, and I’m sure if he recorded it, it would become a big hit, but I get the feeling that when I play it for friends they do not share my enthusiasm.
This is a tough question. I [...]

Filed under: Songwriting Tips by admin - 20 August 2012, 2 Comments

Q11 Songwriting tips for lyricists, poets and songwriters

Question 11:
The melody of my new song sounds kind of familiar but I can’t think of what it reminds me of, should I be worried that I may be stealing somebody else’s melody?
There is a school of thought in songwriting that believes people like to hear that which they are familiar with. It simply means [...]

Filed under: Songwriting Tips by admin - 19 August 2012, 1 Comment

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

Using Guitar Pro Software for Songwriting

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Filed under: Songwriting Help by admin - 9 August 2012, No Comments

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

How to Write Songs.mp4

http://www.chordprogressionsforpiano.com/Songwriting_tips_for_beginners_p/cppdvd.htm
This video explains how to write songs using chord progression charts. It is easy if you know how to use the chart. PLease look at the video.
Duration : 0:7:59

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Filed under: Songwriting Help by admin - 2 August 2012, No Comments

Q14 Songwriting tips for lyricists, poets and songwriters

Question 14:
Should I write a song with a specific artist in mind and try to write the song in the style that would suit them best, or just write what comes natural?
I believe that the best songs are the ones that just come natural, in a musical style that you are comfortable with, and without [...]

Filed under: Songwriting Tips by admin - 27 July 2012, 1 Comment
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