In most cases, if the people who make your favorite films only wrote from personal experience their movies would be very boring. They learn to use their imagination. Sure your experiences and emotions can make a great film or song but don't limit yourself. You can even take a simply boring part of a day in your life that may not seem like interesting song material and reimagine it. A few blocks from my house is the Kroger store where I buy my groceries. Today, I was shopping
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Wasted time, heartbreak and loss can be painful experiences that makes you feel like nothing good can come of them. Yes, they suck but for a songwriter they each can be a well of emotion and inspiration. When you're hurting you may not feel like writing a song. You may not feel like doing anything at all. Writing, whether it's a journal, a book or a song can be very therapeutic. Turn all of this negative stuff into something productive, a song. Leave a comment if you like thi
Jen is a singer and songwriter. After a year or two of building up enough confidence in herself she has decided to record her music. She has spent hours upon hours researching how to go about doing this but is left with more questions than answers. So, Jen sets of to "find a recording studio" to record her songs.
Jen visits a few studios in her area and picks the one she thinks fits her needs the best. However, she only thinks she knows what she needs. She made her choice o
This was originally a comment I left in one of the songwriting groups but I thought I'd turn it into a quick blog. Ok, after reading at least 1,345,677,853,576,643 comments in these groups I am going to explode if I don't say this lol.
I keep hearing a lot of people in the songwriting groups referring to pop music in a very negative way. It's as if they are stripping any amount of musical credibility from the whole genre.
This is both funny and kinda stupid.
I see these "r