Songwriting Process

12 Ways To Enhance Your Songwriting Process

I realised a long time ago that when it comes to the songwriting process there’s no such thing as the perfect way of writing songs, it can always be improved upon. Listed below are twelve ways in which I think you can enhance, improve and eventually master your songwriting process. Even if you implement just […]

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The Joys Of Rewriting Your Songs

Nile Rodgers once said that “…I know how to write and rewrite songs, and the genius is really in the rewriting.” This statement is something that I totally agree with. I reckon, if you’re at the stage with writing your song where you need to go through it and start revisiting parts to ensure that you’re […]

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How To Finish That Song That You’ve Been Working On Forever

I must say that I’m one of those songwriters that is an expert at starting off songwriting ideas but really ordinary at finishing them off into completed songs. It’s one of those things that I personally need help with in my own songwriting process. Here is an article by well known producer, author and songwriter […]

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Songwriting Process: Oblique Strategies With Brian Eno

Here is a very interesting video I found recently of one of my favourite musicians and sound artists of all time, Brian Eno being interviewed by Jools Holland in 2001. In the video, Eno talks about the concept of his Oblique Strategies cards and how they can be of immense help to songwriters, performers, studio musicians […]

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Some Songwriting Resolutions For All Of Us To Consider In 2020

Now that we’re fast approaching the end of 2019, it’s time to really start focussing on your songwriting resolutions and goals for 2020. I’ve put together a list of possibilities to consider when working out what your songwriting goals are for the new year. I’ll certainly be using this list for my own songwriting too. […]

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Your Life As One Continuous Songwriting Process

As songwriters, we need to be eternally vigilant to any opportunity that might arise which enables us to replenish our repository of songwriting ideas. When we talk about a songwriting process though, we generally talk about engaging in a set of activities that is separate to our lives in general. We live our lives and […]

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Paul Kelly Talks About His Songwriting Process

Here is a two part video featuring one of Australia’s most treasured singer/songwriters Paul Kelly talking about what songwriting means to him, how he writes his songs and a little bit about his life along the way. Fascinating and very insightful indeed… Enjoy! Until next time, keep on writing, Corey StewartAll About Songwriting

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The Five Pillars Of The Songwriting Process

A songwriting process is defined as “… a series of actions or steps taken in order to achieve a particular end,” the end of course being the completion of a song. Songs are what makes the global music industry go round and the more that songwriters are empowered and educated about their own brand of […]

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