If you want to learn how to write songs you have arrived at the right place. There is an abundance of resources, lessons and courses available online for songwriters. As a songwriter it is helpful to get guidance to help you write better songs. That is the goal of this site to provide a variety of resources to help teach you how to develop and create great songs. Getting lessons and courses will help you get better.
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There are many books on the subject of songwriting and it seems that each one has a different way of approaching it. What you might not hear often enough is anyone suggesting to “just do your own thing”. There are many “methods” and “systems”, but in actuality, they are really just that composer’s way of doing their own thing. Sure, the song has to make sense and people have to be able to access it. In that regard there are similarities among many contemporary songs, whereas they all have verses, choruses and basic song structure. This is where the craft of writing a song comes in, because writing a contemporary jazz song or any song is a craft and an art.Continue Reading
These tools were created to help you with your songwriting efforts. The access any of the tools all you need to do is click on the icon to be taken to the page where the songwriting tools can be found.
The Create Chord Progression tool is designed to help you create chord progression that work. This is an interactive tool that is simple and easy to use. Go >>>
Need help with finding a rhyme for your song lyrics. This online dictionary will help you find the right word to help you complete that song. Go >>>
Use this tool to create common rhyme scheme patterns for your song lyrics. Go >>>
When composing music for a song, the melody needs to be strong and memorable. To do this a melody should have a shape contour. Use this tool to create unlimited number of melody shapes Go>>>
The Random Rhythm Generator is an online interactive tool that will provide you with random rhythm patterns. This is a great starter for creating melody lines or beats to use in your song. Go >>>
Are you stuck with finding the perfect title or have writers block and need ideas to get started. This online interactive song title generator will create a series of random song titles. Some are silly, but eventually you can come up with a title to start your next song. Go >>>
Sometimes you will need a little nudge in order to get your creative juices flowing. This online app will provide songwriting prompts that will help you get started. Go>>>
This tool will help you find related words. Let’s say you have a word idea for your song but it does not fit the melody or lyric line. Use this tool to find words with similar meanings. Go >>>
For some songwriters, writing to a beat can help stimulate song ideas, progressions. The Songwriters Drum Loops is a series of drum beat that cover a variety of music genre. Go >>>
Need ideas on how to structure your song. This online interactive tool will help you build song structures that work. The tool will create a song structure at random. Go >>>
This info-graphic will show you the flow of writing songs. Helpful in understanding the process a songwriter goes through to write a song. Go >>>
Are you tied of writing in the key of C? Use this tool to find a different key to write. Writing a different key can stimulate new melody ideas. Go >>>