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5 Places To Find Songwriting Inspiration On Campus

December 20th, 2019 by
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Inspiration can hit at any point, and anything can be inspiring—people, nature, books, travel, sadness, a melancholy mood, or even your own thoughts. Without inspiration, you cannot be creative, and if you’re not creative, you cannot write an original piece.

Sometimes, it can be hard for an artist to look for inspiration. Thus, you need to figure out how to boost your ability to inspire and be inspired.

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How Much Does AI Influence Changes In the Music Industry?

July 23rd, 2019 by

AI Influence Changes In the Music IndustryTechnology has always been influencing the way we live and do business, but its impact has become even greater in the 21st century. Today, new systems such as machine learning and Artificial Intelligence (AI) are reshaping entire industries and music is by no means an exception here.

According to the report, the global recorded music market grew by almost 10% in 2018, making it the fourth consecutive year of growth. Such a result would be impossible without AI-powered streaming services that essentially saved the descending music business.

Now, many people are curious about one question: How much does AI influence changes in the music industry? It’s a complex topic, so keep reading to learn the effects AI leaves on labels, musicians, and listeners. (more…)

Want to Be A Songwriter? Remember These 5 Essential Songwriting Rules

June 20th, 2019 by
5 essential songwriting rules

A songwriter is an expert whose main work is to write lyrics and melodies in songs. The songwriter profession, similar to other professions requires one to be creative, passionate and have a love for writing. A songwriter is also required to understand how to work with the latest music technology including computer sound editing, sequencers, and more.

A songwriter will create songs for other artist or bands for them to perform but the credits will remain his/hers.

Songwriters also partner with artist and other songwriters when it comes to creating materials for their shows.

To be a professional songwriter, you must be able to create lyrics and write melodies. There is huge a difference between a lyricist and a songwriter in that the former knows how to write lyrics but does not know how to write melodies. That means an artist will have to come up with their melody.

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Top 5 Inspiring Successful Songwriters Stories

April 9th, 2019 by
Successful Songwriters Stories

It has never been easier to chase your dream and make it come true than it is today. In the music industry, the sky is the only limit. All over the world, talented singers and songwriters succeeded to make a name for themselves even if they’ve started from scratch.

In the music industry, you need to be talented, passionate, and courageous – the rest will be history. There’s no such thing as the right path to follow.

There are some great artists that took the hard path, some were born in the right family, and of course, there are some that had nothing but their passion for music, these usually being the ones that are able to find the path towards success on their own.

No matter what your path towards becoming a songwriter will be, you have to remember that it won’t be a piece of cake and that you have to fight for your dreams.

But, as we could all use a great story to inspire and motivate ourselves to move along, here’s our top 5 inspiring stories of successful songwriters:

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    Play the chord progression and allow words to flow from your imagination. When you allow the words to write themselves, you ensure that all the words fit rhythmically and emotionally within the song. The opposite would be to write the words and cram them into the melody. This may be a more popular method with some folk singers that need to portray a message rather than write a ‘hit ‘song. Letting the words write themselves creates an ease and flow within the song that the listener can easily digest.