Oddly enough, constraints often breed creativity! Learn how the imposed limits of songwriting challenges can lead to an unexpected musical masterpiece.
Sabrina Peña Young
Posts by Sabrina Peña Young
Stuck in a songwriting rut? Try our mini songwriting challenges to find inspiration for your next masterpiece in food, film, and your favourite superhero!
Dive into the world of absurd, unbearably corny, and just-plain-bad lyrics, and learn how songs become smash hits in spite of (or because of) them!
Clapping in time? Easy right? Well, if it’s not easy for you – you’re not alone! The good news is that clapping in time is learnable, valuable, and fun!
Feast your ears on Latin Pop, the vibrant intersection at which traditional Latin music and contemporary pop and dance meet.
From samba to salsa, Latin music is unbelievably energetic and diverse. Learn about the rhythm and instrumentals that give this music its distinct groove!
Electronic dance music has found its home on the dancefloors and in the hearts of clubgoers worldwide; explore the history and hallmarks of this rich genre.
Born the streets of New Orleans, jazz grew through dance, entertainment and pop to become high art, touching nearly every popular music style on the planet.
While not currently a chart-topping genre in it’s own right, blues saturate the roots of rock, pop, hip-hop, R & B and nearly every popular music worldwide.
What makes pop pop? While drawing from several other genres, like rock, hip-hop, country, and R & B, pop music has its own musical and cultural qualities.
Spanning a half-century of musical mayhem, rock genres range from Surf to Heavy Metal to Punk, Grunge and beyond. Find out what makes rock, well, rock.
Musical success is no mystery! Take these five simple steps and you’ll be miles ahead on your journey to becoming the musician you always dreamed of being.