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Songwriting News August 25 2017

August 25th, 2017 by

Current Songwriting News August 25 2017 Learn How to Write Songs

Teen songwriters in NYC compete for a recording session

WABC-TV
The #MyNYCSong contest is designed to help young people here in the city find their voice, and the city has recruited teen musicians to help spread the word.. What inspires you about New York City and so we’re looking for young songwriters to tell that story,” Julie Menin, commissioner of the Mayor’s Office of …

Louis Tomlinson: ‘Songwriting helped me forge my musical identity’

Music News
Louis Tomlinson became a songwriter in order to gain a musical “identity”. The 25-year-old singer first found fame as one fifth of boyband One Direction, before proving he’s more than just a pretty face by working with other people to pen tunes for the group, including songs Perfect, Strong and Taken. He’s now branched out on his own as the band enjoy a hiatus, and is using his songwriting skills for his own music too.

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    Here’s a tip on the final stage of the songwriting process, the Demo. One thing you always need to keep in mind before you submit anything to anyone. A good producer or music publishing house will always see through and glitz or pizazz that you may have added to the demo in an effort to cover up whatever weaknesses that the song may have. If the song is lacking, they will know it and you will know it. You cannot hide a flawed song with fancy production techniques. Take the song back to the drawing board and rework it or start all over.