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How to Become a Songwriter in 2021

How to Become a Songwriter in 2021

Learning about the changing musical landscape and how the new normal is affecting the songwriting business is important for anyone wanting to know how to become a songwriter in 2021.

Understanding Notes in Music Theory

Understanding Notes in Music Theory

Not all songwriters have a background in music and, as such, many don't understand the basics of music notation. However, it helps to know a little bit about notes and how they contribute to a melody, for instance.

How Money Is Made In Music

How Money Is Made In Music

Examining how a song generates revenue for different stakeholders in the music business.

Writing The Melody

Writing The Melody

There are many parts to writing a song.

What Is A Hook?

What Is A Hook?

What is a hook and why is it so important? In industries such as fishing and construction, a hook is self-explanatory.

Working With Online Musicians

Working With Online Musicians

The ability to make music with online musicians has been a thing for many years now.

Where to Mix and Master Music

Where to Mix and Master Music

Music mixing and mastering are necessary activities in order to create songs that are worthy of being listened to.

Mistakes Songwriters Make

Mistakes Songwriters Make

Songwriting is a rather unique skill to develop.

Considerations When Making a Demo

Considerations When Making a Demo

After taking a final look at your song lyrics, the usual next step would be to demo it, right? There are many reasons for creating a song demo, one of which is to help you experience the feel of the song.

The Electrifying Electric Lady Studios

The Electrifying Electric Lady Studios

In 1970, the Electric Lady Studios was opened to the public.

The Sensational Sun Studio

The Sensational Sun Studio

Love Rock ā€˜Nā€™ Roll music? Then you have Sun Studio to thank because that is where the genre was believed to have been invented.

Music to Your Ears

Music to Your Ears

Most people hear or listen to music every day.

Abbey Road Studios Legacy

Abbey Road Studios Legacy

No conversation about famous recording studios is complete without mentioning Abbey Road Studios in England.

A Short Trip to Hitsville

A Short Trip to Hitsville

Physical music studios are not as plentiful as before due to the technological revolution that has persisted over the past two decades.

Backing Vocalist and Harmony Singer Differences

Backing Vocalist and Harmony Singer Differences

The discrepancy between a backing vocalist and a harmony singer often baffles most people.

The Legendary Capitol Studios

The Legendary Capitol Studios

There are a number of music studios around ā€“ some out of operation and others still in existence ā€“ that have achieved legendary status. Capitol Studios in Los Angeles, California happens to be one of those establishments that are in this elite group.

Drums Vs Percussion Instruments

Drums Vs Percussion Instruments

Perhaps the English language is to be blamed, but there are many words and terms that are often used interchangeably but are actually different.

Nashville Music Producer Nathan Chapman

Nashville Music Producer Nathan Chapman

Everyone knows about the huge influence the city of Nashville has on the local and international music scene, and not just for the Country genre.