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What is the Perfect Song Length?

How long should your song be? How many parts should it have?...[read more]

Hooks: The Most Important Element of Songwriting

Hooks are the most important part of songwriting. How to write better songs. How to write hooks....[read more]

Follow-up to Building Your Song

5 simple steps to writing a song. How to become a better songwritwer. How to write a song. Songwriting for dummies....[read more]

5 Steps to Building Your Song

5 simple steps to writing a song. How to become a better songwritwer. How to write a song. Songwriting for dummies....[read more]

Your Mom Loves Your Music... Should You Give a Flying Crap?

Advice for musicians on getting and taking feedback on their music and songwriting from family, friends, and loved ones. ...[read more]

Feedback from the Pros Ain't Always Pro Feedback

Advice for musicians on getting feedback on their music and songwriting from music industry professionals. ...[read more]

Are You Ripping Off Other Artists?
(Hint: The Answer is Yes)

Advice for musicians on creativity, originality, and influences that impact their songwriting and music....[read more]

 

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Music Lessons: 15 Things Parents Need to Consider

What do I need to think about before my kid takes lessons? Music lessons for students....[read more]

How to Get Your Music on the Radio: Tips from a DJ

How to get your music on the radio, how to prepare for performing on the radio, tips from a DJ....[read more]

How to Finish Your Album,
Part II

Learn how to make and finish a record album. Learn how to be a producer, and how to manage a band....[read more]

How to Finish Your Album,
Part I

Do you have an unfinished project? Learn how to get past your excuses and fears, and finish what you started....[read more]

You Have Unrealistic Expectations for Mariah Carey

Criticizing singers like Mariah Carey and Beyonce for their bad vocal leaks is unfair. No one is 100% perfect all the time....[read more]

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