Which Songwriting Process Works For You?

I’ve always been really fascinated with the songwriting process and how there seems to be many roads that can lead to a completed song. You can approach writing a song in a number of ways. 1. Write from a melody or riff2. Write from lyrical ideas3. Write from a song title4. Write with a collaborator […]

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The Daily Muse – June 1st, 2020

A song is a pleasing way of expressing one’s thoughts and feelings. Words stringing together, dancing with each other forming a note, a tune, that one can go on listening to it on loop. How To Find Inspiration For Your Song Harmony is one of the most important parts of a song. But it can […]

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Writing Therapy Songs Is Good For You

When life is getting you down and you have no-one to talk to, how about writing a song about it? I can assure you that it will make you feel so much better. This is because writing a song about your thoughts and feelings is a wonderful way of expressing what’s happening inside you plus, […]

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The Daily Muse – May 30th, 2020

Benjamin describes his latest project as a continuation of what he’s always done throughout his career: to try and write the best songs that he can with lyrics that are honest and from his heart. Alec Benjamin Talks Pushing Through Writers Block on ‘These Two Windows’ Songwriters are often praised with the backhanded comment that […]

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Songwriting – A Way To Experience Life

To increase your songwriting ability it’s necessary to increase your life experience, and that means getting out of your comfort zone and embracing what life has to offer you. Imagine having the confidence to fully experience life with the knowledge that there could be a great song awaiting as a result of the risk being […]

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The Daily Muse – May 29th, 2020

If you’re trying to develop an innovative songwriting style, a major impediment is one that’s often unnoticeable: you’re listening only to music from your own genre of choice. How to Move From Stale to Innovative as a Songwriter Copyright infringement lawsuits based on sound-alike songs are nothing new. Shortly after releasing the Billboard No. 1 […]

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The Daily Muse – May 28th, 2020

Songs talk about “The Beat” all the time. There are so many references that I couldn’t fit them all here, but I’m sure you’ve heard a band or artist mention a beat at some point. Finding The Beat – A Simple Guide For Beginning Songwriters Woody’s old pal Pete Seeger said, “All songwriters are links […]

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Liberate Yourself From Your Songwriting Fears Today

“To live a creative life we must lose our fear of being wrong” – Joseph Chilton Pierce Today I want to share with you my personal thoughts on fear in songwriting. You know, I’ve never heard of anyone dying from writing a song but I know some songwriters that fear their own songwriting like they […]

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The Daily Muse – May 26th, 2020

Perhaps the most challenging aspect of being an independent songwriter-artist in modern times is the need to be your own champion. To be the one to write the emails, create a social media presence, and make all phone calls necessary to generating a functional and profitable musical career. On Becoming Your Own Champion It’s more […]

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What Does Songwriting Mean To You?

Let’s look at the word SONGWRITING for a minute. The dictionary meaning of the word is the “… writing the music and words of songs.” Now that should give us a clue but I think the definition it goes deep enough. I reckon the meaning of the word SONGWRITING should be something like… “The process […]

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