Category: Songwriting

Anatomy of a Song : My Plea to Songwriters

Anatomy of a Song : My Plea to Songwriters

There’s more and more music being produced, but upon hearing any given song, it still sounds quite stale. Great ones are even more rare. Some suggestions… – Write outside yourself. We’re up to our ears in personal songs, confessional songs, coming-of-age songs, and yet another song about relationships, breakups, how sad you were when grandpa […]

When To Write A Christmas Holiday Song : Plutonic Group Syncs

Holiday Songs : When to Write and Pitch Music

Got that Festive Feeling? When to Write that Christmas or Holiday Song It seems that every year, when the nights get longer and colder, when our living room is festooned with presents, ornaments, and glistening lights, I really really want to sit down and write Holiday songs. Another thing that compels me to write Christmas […]

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Nurvel Durd: New Release by ‘Benbo’ Is Officially Out

NURVEL DURD IS OFFICIALLY OUT London multi-instrumentalist & producer Benbo dropped the Nurvel Durd video as a Christmas surprise – and now it’s got a full release on PINK LIZARD! Featuring a live human man falling through a hedge into an animated world, the Nurvel Durd video – already hailed as ‘amazingly surreal’ by The […]

DIY Musicians Talk Scoring Syncs

Synchtank Blog: Four DIY Musicians Talk Scoring Syncs

SYNCS: Four DIY musicians talk scoring sync licenses In their recent blog entry, our friends over at Synchtank speak to four unsigned, DIY musicians who explain how they have scored syncs and the impact that it’s had on their careers. 1) Dane Schmidt (Jamestown Story) – Singer/Songwriter, Nashville, TN Why did you decide to go the […]

Songwriting Tips : Film & TV

Writing Songs for Film & Television

In writing songs for Film & TV, you don’t need to be a famous, successful recording artist – just write songs that will work. You can do it! Writing Songs for Film & TV: Thousands of songs are used in TV shows, films, and commercials each year. For every song that’s placed, many are auditioned – […]

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How to write a boyband hit ~ One Direction Songwriters

It’s easy, surely? Just get five good looking lads to sing any old tosh, and watch the money roll in. Not so, say these One Direction songwriters!     Written by: Harriet Gibsone | The Guardian The days of crisp white suits and singers rising from their stools at the key change are long gone, but the […]