Learn Songwriting

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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How to Implement Dorian Mode in Lead Sections

It’s always a good idea to find a way to expand your soloing “vocabulary”. Whatever is your instrument, finding new ways to approach your lead sections is a must if you’re a lead player. You might prefer to write them first, or you might feel like improvising them completely. However, you need to have a better grasp on the matter and have more material to work from. While the choice of scales for lead sections is somewhat limited and usually relies on the minor pentatonic scale or natural minor and major scales, there are a few others worth mentioning. One of the examples is the Dorian mode, which comes as a very interesting collection of notes (so to speak) that can completely reinvent your music and add a new dimension to it.

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Songwriting Tools

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.

Interactive Chord Progression Chart

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 >>>

Online Rhyming Dictionary

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 >>>

rhyme-scheme-button

Use this tool to create common rhyme scheme patterns for your song lyrics. Go >>>

Melody Shape Generator

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>>>

Random Rhythmn Generator

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 >>>

Random Title Generator

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 >>>

Songwiritng Idea Prompts

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>>>

Online Thesaurus

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 >>>

Drum Loops For Songwriters

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 >>>

Random Song Form Structure Generato

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 >>>

Songwriter's Flowchart

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 >>>

Get a key signature for your song

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 >>>

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