Tag: 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 […]

One Direction Songwriters | PlutonicGroupSyncs

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 […]

Honing Your Craft - 6 ways to build your reputation

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 […]

Walter Afanasieff :: De-Evolution of Music Industry

Walter Afanasieff On The De-Evolution Of The Music Industry

Walter Afanasieff, Grammy Winning Producer, On The De-Evolution Of The Music Industry   You know the story: for every huge hit song that you hate your brain for holding onto, there is a team of people responsible for its creation. And while that remains as true as it’s ever been, exactly how those hits are created is […]

Hobbyist vs Professional Musician :: Plutonic Productions

Hobbyist vs. Professional Musician – What’s the Difference?

How To Tell If You’re A Hobbyist, Not A Professional Musician   Think  Like A Label focuses on strengthening their abilities to help bands and  entrepreneurs obtain viable exposure for their music and art. James Moore is a  knowledgeable  independent music industry professional and the founder of Independent Music Promotions. IMP is a publicity and promotions […]

6 Rules To Create The Perfect Cover Song

Six Rules to Create the Perfect Cover Song

 The Perfect Cover Song by Rosanne Cash & Mike Doughty From Q Magazine: Having recorded a version of John Denver’s Take Me Home, Country Roads together, Mike Doughty and Rosanne Cash know a thing or two about a cover song. In fact the song featured on the Soul Coughing Man’s latest album, ‘The Flip Is Another Honey’ […]