A song doesn’t have to mention the holiday clichés to put you in a festive mood. Check out these 15 non-Christmas Christmas-y tunes!
Have you wanted to write songs but not known where to start? Or perhaps you’re already a song writer and looking for ways to train your ears and develop your musicality to bring new expertise and inspiration to your song writing process? From melodies, to chords, to rhythm, to lyrics, dedicated musicality training can help you to become a more expert song writer.
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Composer and multi-instrumentalist Jason Dzamba shares a process for composing that will help you steer clear of writer’s block and focus your creativity.
Writer, songwriter, and performer David Andrew Wiebe talks about creativity and inspiration, and the places where these elusive creatures can be found.
Music duo O&O share an approach to songwriting that plays to your strengths, gets your creative juices flowing, and inspires collaboration!
Oddly enough, constraints often breed creativity! Learn how the imposed limits of songwriting challenges can lead to an unexpected musical masterpiece.
Sometimes, all it takes to make a tune spooky is some major-to-minor transposition. Resident pro Sara Campbell shows you how, just in time for Halloween!
Learn how one independent musician found success by embracing a world of influences and encompassing many musical identities.
A writer by profession, Marc Schuster always felt a magnetic pull towards music that proved impossible to ignore. Discover how he made the switch!
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!
After 25 years as a top songwriter in the ever-changing music business, Cliff Goldmacher knows all about where it’s been, where it is, and where it’s going.