Posts with tag song-writing

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5 Ways to Channel Adversity and Frustration into Inspiring, Finished Songs

Some of the most popular and inspiring music was created in the midst of personal or global adversity and pain. In this article GW Childs shares 5 tips to help turn frustration into finished songs.

5 Tips To Help Your Music & Songs Evolve Beyond The Original Idea

Original musical ideas are wonderful things, of course . But what if the initial inspiration is holding your track back from evolving? Here's 5 tips to help your music mature into finished tracks.

AutoTonic Combines Real-Time Scale Mapping & Keyswitching for Creative SongWriters & Producers

AutoTonic is an advanced realtime note signal processor / MIDI transposer that goes far beyond similar tools you may have used before. After 4 years of research it's ready to transform your music.

Review: Odesi from Mixed In Key

Mixed In Key aren't content to sit on their laurels. And Odesi is an app that allows users to create melodic and rhythmic parts quickly and easily that will be in key with the song you're working on.

Audio Alchemy: Transforming Emotions into Music

If you're feeling tortured in your soul, don't let it consume you and paralyse your creativity. By using your imagination you can transform emotions into music and sound and have fun in the process.

Ten Tips To Make You A Better Songwriter

Songwriting is one of the more abstract parts of the music process, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t have rules. Here are some tips to help you get better at writing songs. 

10 Annoying Habits Performing Musicians Should Avoid

Musicians. We're an odd lot! Creative, musical... and often misunderstood. There's times when we can put our foot in it playing live, so here's 10 things to avoid from veteran performer, Hollin Jones.

England’s Rock'N'Roll Hotel Collaborates With PRO7ECT for Songwriting And Music Production Reside

Between the 13-17th March, 2016, Pro7ect and Hotel Pelirocco will be offering song writing and production residencies in the heart of Brighton with a host of famous producers as mentors.

8 Tips for Writing Pop Songs

Are you curious about writing pop songs? If you're an established or aspiring writer who's interested in writing pop music, here are a few tips on how to craft better pop songs.

10 Tips for Creating Great Cover Songs

Whether you perform live or produce in a studio, it's likely that you've covered a song or track before. That's a good thing! In this article G.W. Childs offers 10 tips to make your covers better.

Eight Essential Plug-Ins for Singer Songwriters

Choose the right audio plug-ins and you can take your singer/songwriter productions to new heights… Here's eight that Hollin Jones recommends.

A Creative Approach to Music Production: The 5-Minute Trick

Whether you're writing an opera, composing a pop song or constructing an EDM anthem, it's important to have your muse on your side. G. W. Childs shares a quick trick to keep your creativity flowing.

Become Part of an Interactive Musical Adventure on KickStarter

Kickstarter isn't just a place to support those clever bods peddling new and innovative tools and stuff. You can now become part of a musical adventure, interactive style, thanks to Madd Wikkid.

A Guide to Songwriting on Smart Phones

Whether you're on Android or iOS, did you know your smart phone is a really useful songwriting tool? Andy Bowen explores the increasingly mobile occupation for getting song ideas from head to screen.

How to Write an Album in a Week (in 3 Simple Steps)

If you're full of creative ideas, grooves, lyrics, sounds and more... but find it a struggle to get these into finished songs/tracks, G. W. Childs is here with 3 simple ways to write that album now.