The Beatles pioneered the use of chord sequences that came to define popular music. In this short video, Matt Freiman reveals how they did it - and its simplicity may surprise you.
In this short video, Scott Freiman explains how the Beatles' approach to chord changes and song structure makes for great pop music. Dive in now to find out how they did it!
Being original can be one of the toughest parts of composing new music. Here are five steps to help you avoid repetition and come up with some truly new ideas.
Sometimes it can be hard to ignore that nagging voice inside your head that's holding you back. Here are five tips to help you better understand your own creativity.
Bringing together a bunch of tools that can help you write and develop songs, Writer's Session offers most of its functions for free and lives on your iOS device. Matt Vanacoro checked it out.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
If you're interested in exploring ways to become a better, fresher, more original song or lyric writer then listen up. G. W. Childs recommends taking a genuine, no BS path. Read on if you dare.
This rather humorous mashup video from Cutting Room called Whoa-oo-ah Supercut really brings home how the art of lyric writing in Pop might be at an all-time low.
Find out if you've won a Telefunken Microphone in the latest AskVideo Turin Brakes SongCraft Remix Contest! Yep, the winners have been announced. Good luck and thanks for entering.
WIN the $1,800 Toontrack Superior Bundle in the latest MPV SongCraft Remix Contest! Simply log-in/sign-up for FREE, download stems, remix & submit before end of January 31st, 2014. [CLOSED]