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WRITING SONGS THAT MAKE PEOPLE WANT TO LISTEN

By Casey Brents on under Become a Better Songwriter

It’s all storytelling Everything in this life is a story. The “spinning of a yarn” or the art of storytelling is arguably the world’s


What Is Songwriting, and How Do I Do It?

By Dane Myers on under Become a Better Songwriter

Connection Songwriting is about this word called connection. A song's a story, and as writers we are the people who want to connect others with our


The Seven (Well, Six) Basic Chords in Every Key Part II

By Dane Myers on under Become a Better Songwriter

Last time in this two-part treatise on chords and songwriting, we talked about the six basic chords you can use to create your songs. This time


The Seven (Well, Six) Basic Chords in Every Key

By Dane Myers on under Become a Better Songwriter

As songwriters our goal is often to translate what’s in our heads into songs that can be played and recorded. One of the trickiest parts