Songwriting - Questions, Tips & Techniques (34)

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More Tips for Getting Your Demo Heard

It used to be the case that record labels didn't expect to hear professional recording quality on demos. The idea was that a great song shi…

Started by Kevin Auralee

4 Jul 13, 2018
Reply by Matt Osgood

Five Ways to Finish the Song You’ve Been Working on Forever

Sometimes songs come easy. You sit down and the whole thing pours out of you almost as if you’re simply transcribing it as it’s handed dow…

Started by Doug Hupp

0 Mar 11, 2018

Four Simple Tricks For Rewriting A Song

As songwriters, we so often get bogged down in the micro-details of our songs (whether to use “and” or “but,” should the last note of the c…

Started by Doug Hupp

1 Oct 20, 2017
Reply by Charles Wolff

A Dozen Quick Fixes To Instantly Improve Your Songs

LYRIC 1. Add concrete details and imagery in your verses. 2. Confirm every line of your verse furthers your song’s story. 3. Make sure you…

Started by Doug Hupp

0 Jun 27, 2017

Getting Songs "out there"

Hi-- my name is Julie Tofilon, and I'm still new to this group.  I'm wondering what the best and safest way is to get songs I've written to…

Started by Julie Tofilon

16 Jun 16, 2017
Reply by Nathan Gifford

The How and Why of Building Bridges in Your Songs

(posted in BMI) Colbie Caillat shared some comments that her father, record producer and engineer Ken Caillat (Fleetwood Mac, Frank Sinatra…

Started by Doug Hupp

0 Jun 12, 2017

Songwriting - Easy as Pie, or not.

Yes, I do know how hard everything is, with or without equipment.  Obviously with equipment is better.  Everybody needs a good mic and soft…

Started by Kevin Auralee

3 Jun 11, 2017
Reply by Kevin Auralee

Frequency of Original Song Introductions to your Church

Hey everyone! From the moment I took my first full-time worship pastor position 20 years ago, I started writing worship songs. I had prayed…

Started by Nathan Gifford

3 Jun 11, 2017
Reply by Kevin Auralee

Qualities For Writing Excellent Worship Songs

    Quite a number of times I have heard comments similar to you need to just keep writing songs and then at some point you will get that o…

Started by Mr. Tracy Malloy

1 May 15, 2017
Reply by Doug Hupp

Get refreshed and inspired at InspireSong - Aspen Colorado, May 18-21 2017

Hey all, If you need a breath of fresh air, and a boost to your songwriting creativity, you should come out to InspireSong 2017 in Aspen Co…

Started by Tony Chung

2 Nov 9, 2016
Reply by Tony Chung


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