Dave Sanborn, the veteran saxophonist, and six-time Grammy Award winner, has announced he will soon present the first episode of his new music show, Sanborn Sessions. The new series is hosted by Sanborn and features a diverse roster of accomplished artists from a variety of genres and generations. In its initial season, Sanborn welcomes Kandace Springs, […]
The battle between what matters the most in songwriting never ends. Is it the lyrics, or melody? Both of these elements matter, but if you’re a songwriting guitarist there’s one more important thing you should be aware of. It’s the thing that takes your songs to the next level. . . Voicing! Many songwriting guitarists […]
It seems as though we are hearing new stories nearly every day about how artificial intelligence use is growing and having a greater impact on our daily lives. In some instances, these changes are obvious; in others, the ways AI is impacting our lives can be subtle. Take music, for example. Unbeknownst to many of […]
If you’re playing a bunch of gigs and finding it difficult to remember all those tunes, consider some of these transcription tips from Ken Dow.
Writing good lyrical hooks takes a lot more than just a good sense of melody. One of the most common reasons a song becomes a hit is that the lyrics get stuck in the mind of the listener. Hence, incorporating rhythmic and stimulating lyrical hooks is vital to the success or popularity of any song. […]
A huge part of writing a hit song is coming up with great lyrics. Here, we give you ten steps to follow to find the perfect words for your song.
Here is a list of eight of the best songwriting tools that will help you record your ideas and store them safely, right on your smart phone.