I wrote a blog post called ‘New Year Resolutions for Songwriting’ back in December 2018, and the points made within it are still valid. However, I thought it was worth […]
There has been a meme doing the rounds on Facebook where people have been invited to select the albums that had the biggest influence on their taste in music. It’s […]
February 2020 was the first year that I have taken part in FAWM, which stands for February Album Writing Month. Hopefully it won’t be the last! This article discusses how […]
What to do with kids when bad weather has you stuck inside? Why not get your kids to write song lyrics?!
It’s been almost a year since I first read about the Cut Up technique and how artists such as David Bowie and Kurt Cobain used it to create the lyrics […]
I recently attended a gig at Bannermans music venue in Edinburgh that was headlined by the Electric Boys, supported by Last Great Dreamers. Here’s my write up of it. I […]
I’ve recently got involved in combining scriptwriting and music for what I can only describe as an epic sci fi musical screenplay. ‘The Journey’ is a story that was thought […]
Using music gigs as a motivation to write more lyrics. A post reviewing an Enuff Z’nuff gig that I went to, and how attending such gigs can inspire songwriters to write lyrics.
It’s got to that time of year when people start thinking about setting New Year resolutions. Not everyone creates resolutions but those who do stand a greater chance of achieving […]
The essence of lyric writing is that songwriters string words together that they hope will resonate with listeners. Of course, the prime objective when creating the song is to create […]