We’re going to listen with a critical ear to the production and instruments in a recorded song. Even if you are not a musician, or not familiar with various instruments used in music production, being a good listener and recognizing the role each instrument plays in a song will ALWAYS give [...]
Recently someone commented on one of my blogs that they would like to know how to write a song without an instrument. You would think that because there is music involved, it would be next to impossible to write a song without any musical “ability”.
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Well, even if [...]
Contrast, as defined in the dictionary, is: To set in opposition in order to show or emphasize differences. Black and white are two contrasting “shades” (they’re not colours!) and can be used as a visual way to describe contrast in songwriting. Image by clevercupcakes via Flickr
When you’re first writing [...]