The word "Filk" is a combination of "fiction" and "folk." Filk music originated as songs composed by dedicated film or TV fans, usually relating to science fiction and fantasy programming. The word or...
As a fellow songwriter, I'm sure you've shared some of your songs with your family and friends. Without a doubt, you've also heard them say that your song is better than any of the songs they're hear...
There are many ways to write good lyrics to a song (or a poem). This article will present some different ideas, hopefully to help you consider some new avenues for your songwriting that you may not ha...
In this article, I want to take a solo melody and show how to apply chords to harmonize it. Don't forget to click the links for each step so that you can see exactly what I'm describing. The princi...
Anyone who's heard Jimmy Barnes sing/scream might instantly ask, "what's Cold Chisel got to do with copywriting?" Many would also ask, "why discuss the lyrics of a screaming pub-rock band?"My answer? ...
With the widespread availability of affordable computers and powerful software for music mixing, the average musician is now able to set up a reasonably decent home studio on a relatively small budget...
Are you there somewhere? I mean in the music you compose. How can you be creative in your songwriting and leave the imprints of your heart in the music you compose?Have you ever asked yourself what so...
Songwriting can be lucrative, but it can also provide a great creative outlet. Songwriting does not have to be difficult; just let the words flow from you. If you have something that you want to get...
Are you a songwriting prude? Do you sigh and shake your head when someone mentions "rhyming dictionaries"? Well, folks, I hate to break the news, but the information highway is plowing a great big roa...
Have you ever thought about writing a song? Do you love music? We all know that a song is so much more than the musical background you hear throughout. No, the whole song comes together with the lyric...