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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 […]

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How to Build Your Reputation as a Songwriter

6 ways to establish your reputation and yourself as a songwriter – and stand out – in the industry Posted in MusicWorld | by Cliff Goldmacher As in any business, your reputation and the impression that you make is a big part of a successful career in songwriting. Being well-respected and taken seriously as a songwriter will, in […]

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Low Hanging Fruit in the Music Business: Find Opportunity (Pt. 1)

Low hanging fruit | Harvesting in the right places Posted by Andy Lykens There are HUGE opportunities you’re blowing. Massive. The bad news is I have no idea what they are specifically. The good news is they’ll still be there tomorrow, and the next day, and probably until whenever it is you get your act together, […]

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Hit Song Deconstructed: Songwriting Tips

Hit Song : Writing Tip of the Day Written by David Penn | Hit Song Deconstructed   WHAT TO DO: Blend Originality & Familiarity Within Your Song It’s a fine line, but to really prime your song for success you need to find the perfect balance between the two. Your song needs to be unique […]

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The Rise of the Musicpreneur (Part 1/3)

Musicpreneur: The 21st Century D-I-Y Musician   BY: TOMMY DARKER | Hypebot | Music Think Tank Yeah, I know, there is a lot of debate and it is already an old hat for most musicians, who read constantly about the liberation of the independent music from the gatekeepers (‘Fuck the gatekeepers’ is more hyperbole than ‘viral’ now) […]