Every musicians struggles for inspiration now and then. Here are six time-tested ways to re-ignite your own musical creativity and get back on track in music.
Posts by Sophie Figgis
Whether you are a songwriter or a music enthusiast, putting a name to a sound can be tough. Learn about genres here and take the test to see how good you are!
What makes a song: is music the most important part or is it the lyrics? And who deserves legal credit and royalties for the songs a band writes? Let’s find out
Discover the sound of Electro Swing, a genre blending swing jazz with house music. Find out what makes electro swing and how you can train your ears with it.
Have you ever come across the genre “acid jazz” and wondered just what that might be? Discover the musical elements which tie together this fascinating genre.
Anyone who loves music knows its power to affect (or perfectly reflect) your mood. How does it do it? Here are three great examples and the tricks they use.
Here are 5 more excellent tips for creating dramatic moments in your songs. Discover the techniques which will make your songs truly striking and memorable.
Sometimes the song you are writing requires a dramatic moment – but how to create it? Here are five reliable techniques you can use to add DRAMA to your songs!
Even expert musicians can sound terrible in a band if they’re not used to playing together. Here are five tips to help you sound great when playing in a band.
Songs are in a major or minor key and it’s important for a musician to be able to quickly and easily tell which one it is. Here are some tricks you can use.
Whether you are a songwriter, stuck in a rut, or just bored of the status quo, alternative song structures can help to find new ways of thinking about music.