If you have a songwriting or music-related webpage that you would like to suggest, email Irene. Reciprocal links gratefully accepted :-)
SongU.com – created by Danny Arena and Sara Light, an online “university” for songwriters
Muse’s Muse – a huge and popular songwriting website, highly recommended
The Essential Secrets of Songwriting Blog – a great blog, including lots of tips by Gary Ewer. He also has books, DVDs and web videos to peruse. You’ll spend lots of time on his site!
Songwriting Tips, Tricks & Techniques – Ultimate Songwriting.com – A wealth of songwriting details to help you write better songs. Comprehensive songwriting tips, song writing articles, help and advice.
John Braheny – Expert advice for songwriters and bands. Not a scam.
SongWellspring – Designed to be a source of information for songwriters, here are lists of music libraries, music supervisors, performance venues, organizations and much more.
University of N. Carolina Music Program – they’ve always kindly provided a link to my site :-)
Richhoncho Songwriter Links - great and useful collection of links
Songwriting Resources – another collection of songwriting links from Kristen Williams
Chord Progression Lessons – a good primer on the meaning and use of chord progressions
All Guitar Chords – Chord finder, including split chords and chord variations. Also features standard and exotic guitar scales.
Online Rhyming Dictionary – exactly what it says!
Dictionary.com – sometimes you have to look it up!
Free Expression Meanings – sometimes an interesting place to get an idea or to explore the meaning in common expressions that you may use in your songwriting
Just Like a Woman – Eyolf Østrem analyzes Dylan’s song
The Brill Building – want to know where some of the greatest songs of all time came from?
A-Lyric – everything you ever wanted to know about lyrics: stories, meanings, book reviews and commentary
The Singer/Songwriters of Second Life – yes, and they make money too!
Second Hand Songs – find out who wrote the original versions of many songs here
Studio Forum (Swedish) – a forum for home studio recording enthusiasts
JamStudio.com – The “online music factory” where you can create beats and background music for your song online and have a listen to what it might sound like. Lots of fun!
Recording A Demo – a video series by Barry Bergman, a veteran manager, music publisher, speaker, consultant, who is the president and founder of the Music Managers Forum in the United States.
Irene’s CDs - listen to and order Irene’s CDs
I Like Songs – a blog all about the songs IJ likes
Moonstone Productions – Irene’s music production studio
Guitar Instruction – Irene the guitar teacher