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Educator – Song Writing & Composition with Eliot Popkin

Description: Before a song becomes a chart-topping hit, it needs to be written and composed. Eliot Popkin is an award-winning songwriter, singer, and songwriting coach and will teach you how to take your song ideas to the big leagues. In Educator’s...
by tutgfx on Oct 31, 2014

The Drama Continues… Five More Tips For Creating Dramatic Moments In Your Songs

Here are 5 more excellent tips for creating dramatic moments in your songs. Discover the techniques which will make your songs truly striking and memorable. Continue reading →Related posts:Does your song need some DRAMA?! Add these 5 techniques...
by Easy Ear Training on May 9, 2014

The Drama Continues… Five More Tips For Creating Dramatic Moments In Your Songs

Here are 5 more excellent tips for creating dramatic moments in your songs. Discover the techniques which will make your songs truly striking and memorable. Continue reading →Related posts:Does your song need some DRAMA?! Add these 5 techniques...
by Easy Ear Training on May 9, 2014

Does your song need some DRAMA?! Add these 5 techniques to your song-writing toolkit.

Sometimes the song you are writing requires a dramatic moment - but how to create it? Here are five reliable techniques you can use to add DRAMA to your songs! Continue reading →Related posts:Avoiding the status quo – alternative song str...
by Easy Ear Training on May 2, 2014

Does your song need some DRAMA?! Add these 5 techniques to your song-writing toolkit.

Sometimes the song you are writing requires a dramatic moment - but how to create it? Here are five reliable techniques you can use to add DRAMA to your songs! Continue reading →Related posts:Avoiding the status quo – alternative song str...
by Easy Ear Training on May 2, 2014

Alternate Guitar Tunings: A Fresh New Sound

Alternate tunings can be an innovative way to overcome your guitar playing limitations and bring fresh energy to your playing. Discover the sounds here. Continue reading →Related posts:Jazz Guitar Giveaways – What makes that sound jazz?Tr...
by Easy Ear Training on Feb 7, 2014

Alternate Guitar Tunings: A Fresh New Sound

Alternate tunings can be an innovative way to overcome your guitar playing limitations and bring fresh energy to your playing. Discover the sounds here. Continue reading →Related posts:Jazz Guitar Giveaways – What makes that sound jazz?Tr...
by Easy Ear Training on Feb 7, 2014

Chord Ear Training How-To: Chord Progressions

Learning to play chords by ear and improvise freely over chords are essential ear training goals for many musicians. Chord ear training is a big topic but can be broken into two main skills: recognising chord types and identifying chord … Conti...
by Easy Ear Training on Jul 31, 2013

Chord Ear Training: What is it and What can it do for you?

Chords are a fundamental part of music.Musicians consider melody, harmony and rhythm to be the three core components of any piece of music. Chords are how we tend to think about harmony. Why are chords important to musicians? Take all … Continu...
by Easy Ear Training on Jul 1, 2013

Interval Ear Training: What’s the point?

You may have wondered why intervals are such a hot topic in ear training.Intervals are often where musicians first encounter the idea of ear training and doing focused exercises to improve their musical listening skills. But on the surface of …...
by Easy Ear Training on Jun 18, 2013

Learn music theory the fun way with Hooktheory

Hooktheory.com is an exciting new site which promises to make learning music theory more fun and engaging than ever before. It features chord analysis of current pop songs, innovative ways to explore chord progressions, and daily ear training challen...
by Easy Ear Training on May 9, 2013

Practice, Perspective, Patience and Musical Intuition

One of the issues I've been facing as I have been developing my new live performance rig is the transition between it being mostly conceptual to being comfortable to actually use.  Never mind the fact that it's taken me more than 4 years of expe...
by Crossfeed The Mix on Apr 10, 2013

Learning song-writing with Dean Friedman - what's it really like?

Dean (far left) leads the singing.  Photo copyright Tess Sanderson. A warm welcome to Tess Sanderson who fulfilled a long held ambition to learn to write songs.  Last year she joined several other budding song-writers at French House P...
by Facilitutors on Mar 24, 2013

Songwriting Exercise – Expanding On Your Possible Song Titles

As I have mentioned in an earlier post titled Songwriting Exercise – Brainstorming Possible Song Titles, I generally brainstorm words and phrases for 30 minutes at a time most mornings, making sure that for every list I do I put … Continu...
by All About Songwriting on Jan 4, 2013

My Songwriting Process – How I Cultivate My Songwriting Ideas

Well, seeing that for the last nine months I’ve been putting together a songwriting blog called All About Songwriting, I thought it was about time I revealed to you how I get my songwriting ideas. Now, my songwriting process may … Continu...
by All About Songwriting on Jan 3, 2013

Nicola Roberts writes songs for Little Mix

Last year’s X Factor winners have hired Girls Aloud’s NICOLA ROBERTS and ex-All Saints singer Shaznay Lewis to pen them songs. It’s not a bad idea. Nicola’s solo album was a surprisingly decent listen and Shaznay was the brains behind Nin...
by Girls Aloud Blog on Oct 7, 2012

Axl Rose Is A Rock Star Not A Sex God! – He’s 50 And One day You’ll Be Too!

When it comes to Axl Rose of Guns N’ Roses, a lot of web writers go on and on about his physical appearance, particularly, his weight and mustache. They take immature jabs at him as if he weighs 300 lbs, … Continue reading →...
by Work From Home Writing Info on Aug 7, 2012

Axl Rose Is A Rock Star Not A Sex God! – He’s 50 And One day You’ll Be Too!

When it comes to Axl Rose of Guns N’ Roses, a lot of web writers go on and on about his physical appearance, particularly, his weight and mustache. They take immature jabs at him as if he weighs 300 lbs, … Continue reading →...
by Work From Home Writing Info on Aug 7, 2012

Axl Rose Is A Rock Star Not A Sex God! – He’s 50 And One day You’ll Be Too!

When it comes to Axl Rose of Guns N’ Roses, a lot of web writers go on and on about his physical appearance, particularly, his weight and mustache. They take immature jabs at him as if he weighs 300 lbs, … Continue reading →...
by Work From Home Writing Info on Aug 7, 2012

Tracy Grammer and Jim Henry Captivate Amherst, Foster Dave Carter's Legacy

Grammer photo © Ben Barnhart Tracy Grammer and Jim Henry's June 2nd concert at Amherst, Massachusetts' Nacul Center for the Pioneer Valley Folklore Society was her final local appearance as a Valley resident. To the community’s good fortune, Henr...
by Wig & Pen on Jul 4, 2012


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