Early on in your career, you most likely don't have a sense of what is and isn't working in your songs. Talking to a professional can really help.
- [Instructor] Something that you should seriously consider, … especially if you're early on in your songwriting, … but even if you've been writing for awhile … and just haven't had any outside perspective, … is to schedule a songwriting consultation. … Early on in your songs you won't necessarily know … what's working or what's not working. … So the insight that a professional songwriter … can give you from their years of experience … in knowing what is commercial and what isn't … and how to make certain elements of a song come together, … all of these insights … that a professional songwriter can provide … will help you understand your songwriting process … that much better. … And I can tell you with complete authority … the better you understand your own songwriting process, … the more consistent your songs will become … and the better able you'll be … to write good songs more of the time. … …
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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