It’s hard to believe, but the New Year is here! Have you decided what your resolutions will be yet? Success comes by making habits out of manageable goals, and songwriting is no different. Try working a couple of these songwriting resolutions into your routine starting today, and 2016 might just be your best year yet!
As we songwriters all know, there’s no “wrong” way to write a song. But have you ever wondered how your songwriting process compares to that of the most renowned songwriters of the last 50 years? Read on to find out how Paul McCartney, Michael Jackson, Lady Gaga, and more take songs from a spark of an idea to a full-blown work of art. Perhaps you’ll get inspired by one of their methods and try out a new approach to songwriting!
If you want to really expand the depth and breadth of your songwriting, it’s important to challenge yourself and write about something different (read: not love) every now and then. But where do you start? And, more importantly, how can you make it actually work as an interesting, relatable song that will move your listeners?
Online songwriting collaboration is a great supplement to in-person co-writes, and it creates completely new opportunities for collaboration that would never have existed without the technology we have today. For those of you who are brand new to online collaboration or are still a little iffy on the whole concept of it, let’s explore a few of the top benefits.