Have you ever stared at a blank page and asked yourself “what am I going to write today?” If you have, then good news! I have a random musical exerciseContinue reading “Random Exercise Generator”
Recently we’ve been focusing on melodies. This time, lets take a look at the lyrics.
This is an idea I got from one of the Getty Hymn Writing Collaborative webinars with Keith Getty and Matt Papa. Instead of starting with the melody, find a niceContinue reading “Weekly Exercise (11/9/20-11/15/20)”
Sorry for missing a week, life has been a little crazy! I’m also taking this as a chance to shift the weekly exercise to Monday-Sunday. One good way to startContinue reading “Weekly Exercise (10/26/20-11/1/20)”
Recently I’ve been approaching songwriting from a “melody first” perspective. This time I want to start with the lyrics then find the music that compliments the words.
So far, the write 5 melodies exercise has been one of the most helpful for me… so lets do it again!
Sorry this one is late! It’s been a crazy week. This week we’re going to explore contrasts. Use any form you want but write one song of lament and oneContinue reading “Weekly Exercise (9/30/20-10/6/20)”
It’s hard to believe that September is coming to a close and we’re already onto our third Weekly Songwriting Exercise. Last week I had great results and I can’t waitContinue reading “Weekly Exercise (9/23/20-9/29/20)”
One of the most daunting parts of songwriting is finding where to start. When I sit down to write a song there’s an entire world of possibilities. With almost anContinue reading “Weekly Exercise (9/16/20-9/22/20)”
If I want to get better at something then I have to do it. I can watch countless youtube videos, read all the books, and listen to motivational speakers allContinue reading “Weekly Exercise (9/9/20-9/15/20)”