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Songs to Motivate You

Songs to Motivate You

Some days you’re up, some days you’re down.

Spotlight on Vince Campbell

Spotlight on Vince Campbell

For many people, songwriting is a primary means of making a living, while for others it’s a means to an end or just a hobby.

Getting Past Verse 2

Getting Past Verse 2

It’s a common problem in songwriting: You write a banging first verse and hook, creating compelling lyrics that tell a convincing story.

Songwriting Influences

Songwriting Influences

What (or whom) is your songwriting influenced by? Sure, it’s a noble thing to say you are totally influenced by yourself and that all your work is 100% unique and original.

Crafting Credible Lyrics

Crafting Credible Lyrics

The main job of professional songwriters and musicians is to create songs that people can enjoy.

Chord to Chord Resuscitation

Chord to Chord Resuscitation

Many songwriters reach a point where they feel they have exhausted all the common diatonic chord progressions.

Your Music On Spotify

Your Music On Spotify

Getting your music on one of .

What Happens As You Get Older

What Happens As You Get Older

Tick, tick, tick.

The Importance of Being a Songwriter

The Importance of Being a Songwriter

There are many reasons why most songwriters will never go pro.

Philosophy and Songwriting

Philosophy and Songwriting

What’s your philosophy? Whether you think about it or not, we all subscribe to and practice different philosophies in our everyday life.

Celebrating All Songwriters

Celebrating All Songwriters

Songwriters often go unnoticed and without much fanfare even though they are the backbone of the music industry.

Music and Compassion

Music and Compassion

The music business often seems centered around the glitzy, glamorous lifestyle.

Awakening Your Passion

Awakening Your Passion

One of the things that set musical performances apart is the level of emotional connection listeners experience.

Beyond Songwriting Tips

Beyond Songwriting Tips

In the past, we have shared valuable tips on .

American Music History

American Music History

American music is considered to be the most influential in the world.

Top Music Producers

Top Music Producers

Music producers are a vital component of the industry.

Canadian Music History

Canadian Music History

Drake, Leonard Cohen, Celine Dion, Shawn Mendes, Neil Young, Joni Mitchell, Avril Lavigne…what do all these famous, albeit different, musicians have in common? When most people think of Canadian music, names such as these are among the first that com

Why Watch Songland

Why Watch Songland

It took a few years to get out of the blocks after its initial announcement but .