Writing a Music Bridge

A music bridge is a new section of a song that differs from the verses and choruses.  A great bridge can really take your song to the next level, but sometimes we’re so focused on the verses and the choruses that we forget how powerful an amazing bridge can be. A memorable song bridge can break up the monotony of simply switching back and forth between verses and choruses. It can be a great place to bring the dynamic level… [Read More]

Hit Songs Need Clean Music Production to Be Heard

So many talented songwriters and composers love melodies and harmonies so much that they layer as many into their song as they possibly can. They want the best music productions for their songs, but think that adding more and more instruments and parts will make their production sound great. Unfortunately, it won’t! Less is more Have you ever noticed that some of the biggest hits of all time only have three or four instruments on them? Lots of classic Beatles… [Read More]

Rhymes: A Lyric Writing Tip

Who doesn’t love a good rhyme? There’s really no way around it: if you’re going to be writing songs with lyrics, you’re going to end up coming up with rhymes. Rhymes help a song sound cohesive and consistent, poetic and memorable. Rhymes are usually part of the art of a song–it’s really just a poem set to music, and most poems rhyme. It’s true that your song doesn’t have to rhyme (I’ll touch on that below), but since most of… [Read More]

Songwriting Contest: What You Need to Know

Did you ever wonder if your song has what it takes to win a songwriting competition? There are many contests out there to choose from, including the International Songwriting Competition and the John Lennon Songwriting Contest. Boasting celebrity judges and thousands of dollars worth in prizes, winning one of these competitions could not only help you financially, but it could potentially bring great exposure to your music. I used to think I should just send my songs to every competition… [Read More]

Writing a Great Chorus

It’s happened to all of us: you go an entire day with the chorus of a song in your head, unable to make it go away. You listen to the song over and over again, you listen to other songs to get it out of your head, but try as you might that tune is stubbornly stuck in your brain for good. Infectious catchiness is the hallmark of many a great song. Usually, the catchiest part of the song is… [Read More]

5 Rules for Meeting with A&R

If you’ve set up a meeting with the A&R person of a record company, congratulations! That’s a great first step toward kickstarting your music career. But the work has only just begun… Setting a meeting was just part one of trying to convince them that you should be added to their artist roster. Here are some tips to keep in mind before you take on the A&R world. 1. Get centered You’ll need to be in the right frame of… [Read More]

Musicians never fail… They just stop trying

Everyone was born with the inherent ability to be happy. So why aren’t we happy all the time? Personally, I think it’s because we’ve taught ourselves to be unhappy. Here’s my explanation: We all have our own personal thoughts and mottos about our happiness. Many people say, “If I had money/good heath/a family, I’d be happy.” But does that mean if you don’t have money, you can’t be happy? Of course it doesn’t. But it does mean that if you… [Read More]

Grabe sus canciones on line

Envíanos tu canción y le ayudaremos a producirla de principio a fin, dándole una grabación original listo para cine y televisión, emisiones de radio o como una demostración muy profesional para enviar a los sellos discográficos. Su canción será interpretada por cinco musicos de classe mundial del Studio Pros y mezclado y masterizado por el ingeniero del  StudioPros ” nominado 7 veces al Grammy ingeniero de mezcla. Nuestros músicos han trabajado con los artistas más vendidos como Miley Cyrus, Jessica… [Read More]

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