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10 Best Resources for Creative Songwriting

May 9th, 2017 by

creative songwriting guitarThe pressure is immense for a modern songwriter. What if your mind gets blocked? What if you write a song that sounds and feels like another one and you don’t even realize it? You’re under constant pressure to meet the expectations and be more creative.

Well, there’s a good thing in being a modern songwriter: you can get better and more productive thanks to technology. There are great tools and online resources that will boost your creativity. We’ll list 10 of them. (more…)

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    Another trick that you can employ to make your melodies more memorable is to use an unexpected note. This doesn’t mean a note that is out of the key that you are writing in or a note that is otherwise dissonant; what it means is an extreme interval that somehow ties into the lyric. Listen to the note that Garth Brooks hits when he sings the word ‘Low’ in the song ‘I’ve got some friends in low places’ for an example of what I’m talking about.