Songwriting Blog Posts

Kurt Scobie Releases "Fortress"

FROM WWW.KURTSCOBIE.COM  It is with great excitement that I am writing you. This is a big day for me!"Fortress", my new worship EP, is available TODAY! You can find "Fortress" on iTunes, Amazon Music, Google Play Music, Spotify, and MANY ot...
by When We Speak TV on Apr 20, 2015

Writing Songs People Will Love

Once you learn and understand the method and technique apply them to your songwriting. Don’t be discouraged if the song you are writing does not come out the way you want; you can always rewrite and refine your song. The key is to build a foundatio...
by Learn How To Write Songs on Oct 8, 2014

How to Write Songs People Will Love

Once you learn and understand the method and technique apply them to your songwriting. Don’t be discouraged if the song you are writing does not come out the way you want; you can always rewrite and refine your song. The key is to build a foundatio...
by Learn How To Write Songs on Oct 8, 2014

Understanding Scale Modes

A Mode is a type of scale created by establishing a new tonic within a preexisting scale. To create a mode establish a new tonic on one of the notes other than root.
by Learn How To Write Songs on Aug 12, 2014

Practical Guide to Easily Master Scale Modes

A Mode is a type of scale created by establishing a new tonic within a preexisting scale. To create a mode establish a new tonic on one of the notes other than root.
by Learn How To Write Songs on Aug 12, 2014

Setting Up a Recording Studio for Beginners

A few years ago a person who wanted to record a CD would either pay enormous fees for studio time or need to be picked up by a record label. Nowadays when you are ready to record you simply set up your recording space with the equipment you need and...
by Learn How To Write Songs on Jul 4, 2014

How to Quickly Set Up an Affordable Recording Studio

A few years ago a person who wanted to record a CD would either pay enormous fees for studio time or need to be picked up by a record label. Nowadays when you are ready to record you simply set up your recording space with the equipment you need and...
by Learn How To Write Songs on Jul 4, 2014

Earworm – Getting Songs Stuck In the Mind

An earworm is best described as a catchy piece of music that continually repeats through a person's mind after it is no longer playing. There are several phases describing an earworm. These descriptions include musical imagery repetition, involuntar...
by Learn How To Write Songs on May 22, 2014

Could you write a song a week for an entire year? She did!

Could you write a song a week for an entire year? She did!A Guest Post by Songwriting Scene52 songs, 52 weeks. It might sound overwhelming to pen a song a week for an entire year, but it seems like these kind of marathon-like challenges are everywher...
by Studio 1215 News on May 1, 2014

DAMON ALBARN Everyday Robots

Damon Albarn’s musical CV is as stellar as they come: britpop overlord with Blur, globally successful cartoon band such as Gorillaz, numerous collaborations with African musicians (see Mali Music collection), one-off (to date) albums with all-star...
by radioSpin on Apr 22, 2014

Vital Songwriting Tips for Better Songs

When it comes to writing songs there are certain tasks that will help improve the working process. This working process will help build a better work ethic. Songwriting is a process and certain processes will guide the songwriting. Here are song t...
by Learn How To Write Songs on Apr 15, 2014

Eleven Useful Tips to Help You Write Amazing Songs

When it comes to writing songs there are certain tasks that will help improve the working process. This working process will help build a better work ethic. Songwriting is a process and certain processes will guide the songwriting. Here are song t...
by Learn How To Write Songs on Apr 15, 2014

Snip! Why Editing your Songwriting is Essential

Snip! Why Editing your Songwriting is EssentialA Guest Post by Songwriting SceneIn my daily, money-making life, I am afreelance copywriter and editor, crafting marketing materials for corporate entities in the business-to-business world…YAWN…ZZZZ...
by Studio 1215 News on Apr 10, 2014

Smart Ways to Improve Song Titles

A song's title is one of the most important elements. A title can make or break a song. Therefore take the time and effort to craft the best song title possible. If you begin with a great song title, it makes the job of writing lyrics easier. In mos...
by Learn How To Write Songs on Feb 25, 2014

SUN KIL MOON Benji

One of modern music’s master storytellers has returned with the nostalgic and intensely personal Benji. Since the early nineties, former Red House Painters prolific frontman Mark Kozelek has assembled an impressive catalog, releasing one poignant r...
by radioSpin on Feb 10, 2014

Important Elements for Hit Pop Songs

If you ever take time to analyze modern pop songs you will find that they have many element in common. Understanding these elements may increase your chance for success. Will it guarantee success? In life there are no guarantees. But, doing certai...
by Learn How To Write Songs on Feb 6, 2014

BECK Morning Phase

Beck finally offers up a proud successor to Sea Change with Morning Phase, a quiet storm of an album, whose lush textures and warm vocals are still as powerful as any of his more bombastic work. While the title makes the comparison obvious, this is a...
by radioSpin on Feb 2, 2014

Songwriting – How to Write Songs – My Three Rules of Thumb

Songwriting is most definitely a skill. In time, you will come up with many of your own tricks, tools and guidelines. My "three rules of thumb" have proven to be my most valuable tools when it comes to the art of writing songs. Here they are!
by Learn How To Write Songs on Jan 30, 2014

BILL CALLAHAN Have Fun with God

Whether recording under his own name or as Smog, Bill Callahan has always been enigmatic, a cowboy philosopher with a booming tenor that could make almost anything sound important. His new project finds him as dreamy as he’s ever been, but in t...
by radioSpin on Jan 27, 2014

Build a Song with Songwriting Tools

The Learn How to Write Songs website has many tools to help stimulate songwriting ideas. Here is a collection of those tool in one single post. Keep in mind these tools were not created to automatically write a song for you, they were created to he...
by Learn How To Write Songs on Jan 24, 2014
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