SONGWRITING FASTER BETTER
What you’ll learn
How to give commercial music users what they need from you, the songwriter.
10 skills that will banish writer’s block and ensure your song stays on track and moving forward.
How to start a song you know you will finish.
How to maintain an authentic, emotional connection with the listener.
The secret to rewriting songs that always makes them better!
Experience with basic songwriting or lyric writing skills will help but is not necessary.
A desire to write songs that will move listeners beyond your friends and family.
Are your songwriting sessions filled with hours of waiting for inspiration, searching for the right melody, trying to figure out what to say in your second verse, or going down rabbit holes that take you nowhere?I’ve given advice to thousands of songwriters through my work as a song consultant, record label executive, music producer, author, and guest lecturer. I’ve watched as they struggled with their songs. I’ve seen them abandon good songs or give up in frustration. And I’ve found that the problem is usually the result of their songwriting process. Change the process and you change everything!Here are some of the things you’ll learn that will help you get the most from every, single songwriting session.Find out how to start a song you know you will finish. How reference songs can be a guide to solving problems FAST. Discover what your time wasters are and how to avoid them. Find out how to keep your objectivity and stop making endless changes to your song. These simple concepts will revolutionize your songwriting process just as it has for many others. I get comments all the time from songwriters who tell me I’ve completely changed the way they write songs. Now, it’s your tunr. Try it for yourself and see what happens.
Section 1: TIME TO GET GOING!
Lecture 1 Why You Need Songwriting Speed and Quality
Lecture 2 Learn to Spot Your Time Wasters
Section 2: TEN TECHNIQUES TO START, DEVELOP, AND FINISH GOOD SONGS IN LESS TIME.
Lecture 3 Be Ready to Write BEFORE You Start
Lecture 4 Create a Song Sketch
Lecture 5 Make Lists
Lecture 6 Go With Your Strengths
Lecture 7 Choose the Emotion You Want to Express
Lecture 8 Use Reference Songs and Artists
Lecture 9 Update an Older Song
Lecture 10 Keep Your Creativity on Track
Lecture 11 Use the “Fresh Ears” Test
Lecture 12 Be a 30-Minute Songwriter
Songwriters or lyric writers who are interested in pitching their songs to the music industry, including music publishers, record labels, and film and TV music supervisors.,Songwriters and lyric writers who want to add more emotional power and listener appeal to their songs.,Recording artists who want to write and release more singles.,Music producers working with artists whose songs could use more strength and appeal.
Udemy | English | 0h 55m | 284.95 MB
Created by: Robin Frederick