How to Write a Song in 5 Simple Steps

So you want to learn how to write a song but don’t know where to start?

I’m here to tell you that the process doesn’t have to be complicated. You have what it takes to write a song that sounds good and you’re proud of sharing.

How to Write a Melody That is Catchy and Awesome

Most songwriters struggle with how to write a melody that is catchy and intentional.

Do you want to know:

• How to make your songwriting skills faster and more intuitive?

• How to write a memorable melody without learning music theory?

• How to write successful songs?

If you answered “Yes!” to any of these questions, then this blog post is for you!

21 Awesome Songwriting Tips to Break Through Writer’s Block

Have you been struggling to write a song for months, maybe years?

Is the frustration making you want to quit music altogether?

As a songwriter, you are not alone in writer’s block. We’ve all been there, and it’s a horrible feeling. But, if you feel like your songwriting muse has abandoned you, then fate has brought you to the right blog!

The Major Scales: The Keys to Great Songwriting

Learning music theory can be difficult and tedious. But, as musicians and songwriters, it can also feel like theory puts your creativity in a box.

However, most great music is created with at least a simple understanding of theory. Therefore, learning how to understand and leverage theory can help you write better songs faster.

The foundation of all western music theory is the Major Scale.

How to Strum a Guitar like a Professional Player in 2022

The guitar is making a comeback. However, learning how to play the guitar, especially how to strum a guitar, is not easy.

I’ve seen some bad tutorials out there that teach you the wrong techniques or have you doing it inefficiently.

I’ve been playing guitar for 20+ years and have decided to put together this article for you. I want you to have everything you need to start playing the guitar like your favorite musicians and songwriters!

The Unusual Locrian Mode | Is it Musically Relevant For Pop Songwriters?

The Locrian mode is an interesting and unique sounding mode. However, it’s not used often in popular music because of its dissonant sound.

Many daring songwriters might wonder if the Locrian scale has any relevance in modern pop music. Of course, you’re most likely not going to hear it used in the top 40, but that doesn’t mean you should completely ignore its unique sound.

Aeolian Scale vs. The Minor Scales | How to Leverage These Sad and Beautiful Sounds

Music has so much power over human emotions. Yet, frequently, songwriters are unsure how to pick notes and chords that effectively represent the sentiments in their lyrics.

The key to understanding how to do this well is through learning scales. If you are looking to invoke feelings of sadness and melancholy, then it’s vital to understand minor scales and modes.

How to Use The Exotic and Mysterious Phrygian Mode in Your Songwriting

As songwriters, we strive to make our music memorable and unique. However, often we can get stuck writing the same chord progressions and singing the same melodies.

This is where expanding your tonal palette with modes like the Phrygian Mode can open up new ideas and inspiration for your next song.

The Phrygian mode is one of the most exotic sounding modes in all of western music. It’s not common in modern pop songwriting, but it can be effective if you use it correctly in your writing.

This guide will teach you how you can start incorporating the Phrygian Mode into your songwriting to build tension, intrigue, and mystery.

Learn Compound Intervals to Unlock the Magic Colors of Sound

Learning how to use compound intervals is a great way to spice up your chord progressions and melodies.

The problem is that most songwriters’ and producers’ free spirits feel shot down at any mention of music theory.

However, it’s pretty simple to grasp when it comes to the concept of a compound interval. Understanding intervals is crucial to understanding the relationship between notes and getting the most out of your song production.

How to Harness the Dark and Bright Sounds of The Dorian Scale

Are you a songwriter struggling to match the mood of your lyrics with the sound of your melody?

Are you specifically looking for a way to incorporate a “hopeful longing” into your music?

If you’re nodding your head, “Yes,” then the Dorian Scale is something you need to learn about today!