Monthly Archives: September 2018

The Ingredients of a Successful Music Career – Part 2

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Hard work An artist or musician who isn’t working to the point of being reckless but yet dedicated and with an organised routine based around practice and improvement will enjoy at least some level of success. It will come across in everything you do and say, both on stage and off it. Those in your circle, as well as observers watching from afar, will see that you’re taking their career seriously. Resources/Finances Even artists who signed with a major record label often come to realise that their long-term costs are more than they were led to believe and that their signing bonus isn’t just free money. The harsh reality is […]

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How to Write Great Lyrics

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One of the best ways to become a better songwriter is to master how to write great lyrics. If you’ve only recently decided that song writing is the path for you, however, you might find that lyric writing isn’t as easy as you first thought that it was. This especially may be true if you have little to no experience in other forms of creative writing, such as poetry. That doesn’t mean that you can’t do it, however. Here is a step-by-step guide on writing great song lyrics. Jot down whatever comes to you There are numerous ways to begin. One way is to note down whatever comes to your […]

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How to Choose Your Genre

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An area that can sometimes introvert a songwriter is genre. You may not know which genre you’re is actually in- are you in pop or are you in contemporary folk? Maybe you love, and are strong in, each genre. If you’re struggling on which one to focus on, however, it can cause you to feel troubled to the degree that you can’t get started and just write. Which genre? The process of choosing a genre can be a frustrating one, particularly if you’re trying to decide between some of the bigger ones, such as pop and folk. Each style has its own approach to lyrics, melody, and production. So being […]

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