Tuesday April 5 2022, 11:45 PM
How To Write A Song Parody Did you know song parodies were being made by well-known composers like J. S. Bach and Mozart? Parody songs go way back to the 16th century when some of these remade songs were funny, and others were more like...
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Thursday March 31 2022, 10:00 PM
What Is A Vocal Topline? The term vocal topline is quite new in the music world. Made popular by EDM producers, a vocal topline is a sung melody that usually has lyrics written along with the melodic content. Topline vocals are often said to...
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Monday March 14 2022, 6:00 PM
Word Painting In Music Not enough people take risks and think outside the box when it comes to songwriting. Not enough songwriters are really letting their lyrics pack an extra punch and connect with the music and melodies in their song. Not...
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Wednesday February 23 2022, 4:00 AM
The Song That Never Ends  We've all heard it a million times before. We've heard slight variations in the lyrics where some people say "This Is The Song That Never Ends" while others sing "This Is The Song That Never Ends". No matter the...
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Wednesday January 19 2022, 11:00 PM
Learning To Freestyle  Developing freestyle skills isn't talked about enough in the music world. People love to focus on developing your image, getting the best beats, and making money, but what about the simple joys of developing your own...
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Wednesday December 22 2021, 6:45 PM
What Is A "Type Beat"? Type beats are instrumentals that remind you of the style that a more popular artist would have for an instrumental that they write and perform with. The phrase "type beat" is just a shortened way to say "type of beat"....
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Tuesday December 21 2021, 8:38 PM
What Is Object Writing? Object writing is one of my favorite songwriting exercises that has helped me through some very tough writer's block moments. Coined by Berklee's stand-out professor Pat Pattison in the mid-90s, object writing is an...
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Friday December 17 2021, 12:36 AM
Personalized Song Gift Ideas Getting a song made from scratch for the purpose of gifting it to someone you care about is an extremely personal and heartfelt gift idea. Personalized songs make the best gifts for engagements, weddings,...
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Monday December 6 2021, 12:00 AM
How To Write A Song For Kids Writing a song for a child and encouraging a child to write a song can share a lot of the same steps when it comes to the process. The three keys to child-friendly songs are lyrical simplicity, melodic simplicity,...
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Thursday December 2 2021, 9:05 PM
How To Make Music Without Instruments  Live instrumentation is lovely to have, but some creators don't always have the talent or the luxury to use them for their performances, recordings, and general songwriting. If you don't have a guitar or...
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