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Everything You Need To Record Your #1 Hit Song

November 6th, 2018 by

computer turntable write hit songSo you have read some blog posts on here and finally created an amazing hit song.

So what’s next?

Well, recording it of course.

Writing it down on paper and being able to play it isn’t enough these days…

…and if you want to send your song out to producers, artists, and radio shows. You will need to have it recorded and sounding awesome.

Doing this yourself at home will save you a lot of money…

…And in today’s post, I will be showing you exactly what you need to be able to do this.

It’s not as much as you think…

 

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3 Psychological Tricks How Write a Hit Song

April 24th, 2018 by

writing songs psychological tricksThere will be many guides and articles telling you how to write better songs, but the right approach toward change always depends on what you want to achieve. Changing your current writing habits can happen only under your watch and with your effort. Understanding psychological tricks will help you in your songwriting process

Surely, many of the tips can help, even the most ridiculous ones. You’ve probably heard of the habits popular songwriters have, such as not talking to people all day long, or using the ‘Mozart effect’ to kill the writer’s block.

Regardless of the approach you choose, if you are struggling with creating a hit despite all your efforts and talents, it is time to make some changes. Below are the three best psychological tricks that will help you create a hit. (more…)

Important Elements for Hit Pop Songs

February 6th, 2014 by

Hit Pop Songs
So you want to write hit pop songs. If you ever take time to analyze modern pop songs you will find that they have many element in common. Understanding these elements may increase your chance for success.  Will it guarantee success? In life there are no guarantees. But, doing certain thing the right way will increase the odds in your favor.

In baseball there is a thing called the “sweet spot”  That is a location on the bat that provide maximum performance from the bat. When the ball hits the sweet spot just right the result is usually a home run. Does the ball always contact the sweet spot?  Of course not.  But, the hitter practices and strives to make it happen. In song there are also certain “sweet spots”. Let’s take a look at some of them.
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  • Songwriter Tip:

    If the song you are writing calls for a long sustained high note to be sung in the chorus or at the setup, be aware of the vowel sound of the lyric that is sung on that note. Strive to make this lyric an ‘open’ vowel sound ‘ah or oo ‘as opposed to a restrictive, tight formant such as ‘I or ee. The open vowels are much easier to sing, and you’re writing songs so people can sing them.