David Allen Slater – How I Write a Song (Behind the Scenes)

To all those aspiring songwriters out there and to the those who may just be curious about how another songwriter, like myself, goes about writing a new a song……………… In this video I share my thoughts and the steps that take place as a new musical idea starts to take on shape. This is more than just an instructional video, it is an actual moment in time that I captured just after inspiration had set in. I did as I often do and made a rough demo so that I would not forget it and could come back to it later to continue where I left off. At the time this took place, I had been up all night and was just about to go to bed when musical inspiration took hold. As I went to save it in a recording, I had the idea to do more with it by sharing this part of my process with others. There are tips that I have included to help you with the craft of songwriting as well as giving you a unique glimpse into one of my own moments of inspiration. This is not a complete guide to tell you how to write a song, it is just how I do it. Everyone goes about things differently when being creative but you can still learn and get new ideas from other songwriters on how to improve on your own writing process. That is why I decided to share this part of my own process with others. I hope you enjoy peering behind the curtain as I unveil a more personal view on my own songwriting process. Stay inspired, keep writing and inspire someone else whenever you can…… PEACE, David Allen Slater

Author: davidallenslater
Duration: 324
Published: 2011-08-05 23:23:47
David Allen Slater – How I Write a Song (Behind the Scenes)

Write a Reply or Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Please Read Comment Policy

  • Free Special Report

    Inspire Your Songwriting Fun and Practical Tips
    Inspire Your Songwriting Book Cover
    Get this free special report with information that will help inspire your songwriting.

    arrow arrow arrow


    By submitting this form, you are granting: Mediatunes, 445 N Cuyamaca St, El Cajon, CA, 92020, permission to email you. You may unsubscribe via the link found at the bottom of every email. (See our Email Privacy Policy (http://constantcontact.com/legal/privacy-statement) for details.) Emails are serviced by Constant Contact.
  • Social Media

    Twitter

    Facebook

    Subscribe in a reader RSS 

    Google+

    Songwriter Survey

    What Do Want To Learn Most About Songwriting?

  • Songwriter Tip:

    Here’s a further explanation of the Publisher’s Deadline. You typically won’t see this until you have a contract with a music publisher. Your contract will usually specify a set number of songs that you must deliver each contract year. Should you fail to meet that requirement, they are within their rights to not pay the final advance payment for the year, or to cancel your contract entirely.

Swedish Greys - a WordPress theme from Nordic Themepark.