Guitar players have been asking me how to write chord progressions using modes. This video lesson will show you how to do it!
Humans have a really well defined innate sense of tonal structure. Rely on your own built in ability. Coax it out, it's already there. It's in your DNA.
For people who arrange tabs, writing about how to have tabs that will be used by many people. Uses an example of market share. One of its goals is to help UG increase market share and have more users. It may be considerd controversial. I changed up a lesson my Marketing Prof taught us in the 80s.
Lots of people think that musical ability is like magic in Harry Potter: you are born with it or you are not. Click here to read why this is not true.
Simple works. Any darn fool can make something complex:it takes a genius to make something simple.-Albert Einstein
Insights on songwriting.
I learned everything I needed to know about song/lyric writing in the 5th Grade, I just wasn't aware of it. Let me remind you.
Struggling with writer's block? Try one of these methods to get your ideas flowing.
3 Reasons why songwriters should re-write their songs.
A few suggestions for getting started on original material and my favorite ways to start a new song.
Some useful rules for better songwriting...
Covering the basics of breakdowns before diving deep into substitutions, odd/even time frames and more.
Do you want to start writing songs, but you're not sure what to write about? In this article, we will explore how to solve this problem. We will also discuss some of the more common subjects to write about.
Songwriting can be a tough job when you are not sure about what you're doing. I will point out stuff that you may have missed, or that might help you in some other way.
Get inspired with new creative ideas, get over writer's block and avoid being repetitive and frustrated.
A songwriting lesson on how to properly set lyrics to melody by matching sylables of emphasis with beats of emphasis.
Writing your own songs can be a difficult process, especially when you're just getting started. Following these tips can help make this process as painless as possible.
Power chords are amazing. They are easy to play, can be played almost anywhere sound great with distortion or clean and can be coupled with a bass to create easy basslines, additionally they can and are used across all genres of music.
Should you keep your songwriting simple? How do you avoid common mistakes that beginners often make? In this article, you will learn more about this often misunderstood aspect of songwriting.
A look into the merits of the key change and it's place in songwriting.