Tag: Writing Songs

Songwriting Skill – Three Tips to Develop Your Songwriting Craft

By Samantha Gonzalez

Songwriting skill can at times seem like one of the most difficult skills to develop. Not only do you have to be creative, but you also have to be able to communicate effectively.

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These sound simple enough, but most of us know they are not as simple as they sound. There are, however, a few simple tactics that will improve your songwriting tremendously.Continue reading Songwriting Skill – Three Tips to Develop Your Songwriting Craft

Starting your Own Band

by Andrew M. Lee

If you learn to play guitar, drums or bass for example the next step that many of you will want to take is to start your own band. This has been the dream of teenagers for years but just how do you go about undertaking this? Well there are a number of avenues that you can explore; you could advertise for other members or you may know people who have friends or family who are also interested in starting up a band.

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In my experience however one of the main ways that bands come together is friends. If you are learning guitar and your best friends are learning bass and drums it comes pretty naturally that you will form a band together but deciding to be in a band is one thing, making it work is another…Continue reading Starting your Own Band

Songwriting – How to Write Songs – My Three Rules of Thumb

By GK Eckert

Songwriting is most definitely a skill. In time, you will come up with many of your own tricks, tools and guidelines. My “three rules of thumb” have proven to be my most valuable tools when it comes to the art of writing songs. Here they are!

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Before I explain my three rules of thumb, I’d like to say that these were developed over time, after much trial and error on my part. They have saved me much time and frustration. It has transformed my songwriting into an easy process that works well for me.

Rule number one – Write it downContinue reading Songwriting – How to Write Songs – My Three Rules of Thumb