3 Major Ways In Which Songwriting Has Changed

3 Major Ways In Which Songwriting Has Changed

Growing up with my parents's favorite bands such as the Beatles and Simon & Garfunkel, I recently noticed 3 major changes in how songs are written now as opposed to 30+ years ago.Understanding these 3 major changes in the songwriting industry is important because the consequences are very present in which songs make it to the radio (thus, your audience) and which don't.…continue reading →
[Power Words] How To Write Throat-Grabbing Lyrics

[Power Words] How To Write Throat-Grabbing Lyrics

Being able to grab your audience with thought-provoking, colorful lyrics is a difficult job, as it requires very different skills than your normal songwriting.You need to be able to put emotions into words, make sure they're not totally cliché and then make them fit your melody. Tough job.One of the best ways to win an audience over is using the right words, what I call "Power Words".continue reading →