A good chorus normally hooks the listener and presents the core idea of the song in a memorable way. Let's see how.
The verse is the narrative backbone of your song. Let's explore some great ways to write verses!
What could be worse than being 'derivative'? Trying to be original!
Let's explore the characteristics of song verses. Understanding the details will help you improve your own songwriting.
It may seem that fully-fledged songs are the goal of songwriting. But building a backlog of song ideas can actually be a much more effective aim.
Some think that to be a great songwriter, you have to understand music theory. But used badly, theory can cause you to write boring music!
Don't wait around for inspiration to strike! A consistent practice is the best way to create inspiration and take control of your songwriting.
Practice is the best way to write better songs. But the wrong kind of practice can create bad habits. Let's explore how to practice effectively.
I'm sure you've heard that quality is better than quantity. When it comes to songwriting, thinking this way can actually lead to lower quality songs!
Whether it's this site or any other, people are always talking about the key of C major. What is it and why is it treated as the standard key?