It takes bravery to step outside of your regular cowriters and try writing with someone new. It's worth it.
- [Instructor] Now, co-writing … is an entirely different ball of wax, … and a really, really great way to meet new songwriters … and get great songs out in the world. … But one of the things that tends to happen … is we get entrenched in our couple of collaborators … that we're comfortable with, that we like writing with, … and we forget how important it is … to reach out to new collaborators. … It takes courage to do this, … because you're stepping outside of your comfort zone … yet again. … But I am here to tell you that it is worth … stepping outside of your comfort zone … to get new collaborators in your life. … Every time you find another constructive, … productive collaboration relationship, … you are increasing your chances … of not only getting more songs out in the world, … but learning something new about the songwriting process, … because everybody approaches songwriting … slightly differently. … So if you've been with the same collaborators for a while, … now is the time to reach out and find a new co-writer. …
This course was created by Cliff Goldmacher. We are pleased to offer this training in our library.
- Staying organized
- Embedding metadata
- Scheduling a regular time to write
- Deciding which songs to demo
- Setting up social media accounts
- Pitching songs
- Joining a pitch organization
- Attending music conferences
- Joining a songwriting organization
- Reaching out to new co-writers
- Reading about the music business
- Researching publishers and other successful artists
- Registering songs with your PRO
Skill Level Intermediate
20 Unofficial Rules of Songwritingwith Cliff Goldmacher35m 30s Beginner
Songwriting Techniques with Chordswith Julian Velard2h Intermediate
2. Song Demos
5. The Music Industry
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