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Writing Guitar Riffs

A catchy guitar riff has the power to stay in a listener’s head for decades. Riffs from songs like “Daytripper” […]

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Key Signatures: What They Are and How They Work

The music theory term “key signatures” is something that has the power to bore musicians and non-musical people alike. It […]

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The Songwriting Process: Finding Your Voice

To non-musicians, the act of writing songs sometimes can seem as challenging and foreign as designing an aircraft meant to […]

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Elements of a Song

Even experienced songwriters and seasoned musicians listen to music without knowing exactly what is they’re listening to sometimes. Elements of […]

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Song Structure Tips for Songwriters

For a lot of people, music is a shapeless force that pops in and out of their day like a […]

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How To Write a Pop Song

Despite what you’ve heard, Pop music isn’t just songs from boy bands and teen idols. Pop music, or popular music, […]

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How Music Theory Can Improve Your Songwriting

For some musicians, music theory is one of those phrases that inspires anxiety, dread, and even panic, and it’s no […]

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How to Write a Song

What is it about the seemingly simple task of writing a song that stumps even the most confident and skilled […]

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