Songwriter 101: Know Them Now – Songwriting Techniques & Tips

Songwriting 101: Know Them Now at Kennesaw State BMI organized an all-star panel of songwriting experts for its Songwriting 101: Know Them Now discussion, held September 28 at Kennesaw State University, 20 miles north of Atlanta. Featuring hit writers India Shawn of Full Circle (Lloyd, Chris Brown, Diddy Dirty Money), Shama “Sak Pase” Joseph of the Jugganauts (Rihanna, Jay-Z, Kanye West), REO of the Sound Killers (Lil Wayne, Bruno Mars, Beyoncé), and JR Get Money of the Building (Lupe Fiasco, Diggy Simmons, Plies), the conversation covered how to pitch songs; making the decision to work hard — and sticking with it; the importance of forming strong relationships; how BMI can support aspiring songwriters; the art of actually writing a hit; and much more. BMI’s Byron Wright, Director of Writer/Publisher Relations, served as moderator. www.bmi.com More about BMI www.bmi.comGet paid when your music gets played. Join BMI! www.bmi.com Learn about future BMI events. www.bmi.com Music Career Advice www.bmi.com Songwriter101: songwriter101.com YouTube FaceBook: facebook.com Twitter: twitter.com ABOUT BMI Broadcast Music, Inc.® (BMI) is an American performing right organization that represents more than 500000 songwriters, composers and music publishers in all genres of music and more than 7.5 million works. BMI has represented the most popular and beloved music from around the world for 70 years. The US corporation collects license fees from businesses that use music, which it

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Published: 2012-02-13 21:23:49
Songwriter 101: Know Them Now – Songwriting Techniques & Tips

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    Here’s a tip on the final stage of the songwriting process, the Demo. When you are arranging your song prior to recording it, try to keep yourself open to the musical ideas of the musicians that you are working with. Remember that the choices you make in terms of arranging your song will affect the market that you will target, the demographic that the song is aimed at, and overall, how effective your presentation will be.

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