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Made With LyricStudio: Chas Evans – “Bitter Sweet Girl”

One of my favorite parts about LyricStudio is how it has helped artists of all genres and musical backgrounds. Whether you’re a pro like Chas Evans or just getting started, it has helped a number of musicians with their songwriting process – and it can help you, too. As an accomplished songwriter and guitarist, Chas has received various awards for his work and has performed … Continue reading Made With LyricStudio: Chas Evans – “Bitter Sweet Girl”

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Trending Lyrical Themes in 2022

As songwriters, we dream of Grammy nominations and billboards glowing our song across Time Square. However, writing a hit song takes time, practice, and strategy. I wouldn’t say that there’s a magical formula, but there are many common denominators in platinum lyric writing, one of which is the meaning behind the song. After breaking down the lyrical themes from songs charting on this week’s Billboard … Continue reading Trending Lyrical Themes in 2022

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How to Get Started Writing Lyrics

Songwriting can be intimidating. You know that you have something to share deep inside, but you don’t know how to get started writing lyrics. We’ve put together a few tips to help you begin the process. So, pull out that pen and paper, or open that notepad, and get writing!  1. Get Personal A great place to get started is to write lyrics about what … Continue reading How to Get Started Writing Lyrics

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Daily Songwriting Exercises You Should Be Doing

Practice doesn’t make perfect, but it does make progress! American singer, songwriter, and producer Jon Bellion has mentioned that writing a hit song comes from putting 10,000 hours into your craft. Yes, 10,000 sounds intimidating; but those hours include small daily exercises. Start working towards your 10,000 hours by doing these short and sweet daily songwriting exercises. Object writing Choose a random object and write … Continue reading Daily Songwriting Exercises You Should Be Doing

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How to Find The Perfect Music Collaborator

From time to time, I hear people say, “If you need help writing a song, you are not a real artist.” Did you know that only 13 number one “Hot 100” songs in the 21st century were solo-written? ONLY 13! If I had to guess, your favorite song was written by at least two or three people. This goes to show how powerful collaborating is, … Continue reading How to Find The Perfect Music Collaborator

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Made With LyricStudio: Floetic Dre – “Message” & “4Everybody”

It is always such a treat seeing the projects our users have made with LyricStudio! Through this platform, we’ve discovered so many incredible artists including Floetic Dre, a Christian rapper from the D.C. – Maryland – Virginia area. Since starting his rap career in 2012, he has released four official albums and has performed at a number of venues and churches across the East Coast. … Continue reading Made With LyricStudio: Floetic Dre – “Message” & “4Everybody”

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How to Get Out of Writer’s Block – For Songwriters

Have you ever found yourself stuck on a project you were once excited about? Have you ever written so many songs that you find yourself dry of ideas? Chances are you are experiencing the killer of creativity: writer’s block. It’s frustrating to fight, especially if you’ve been working on the project tirelessly. Here’s the secret: you often can’t fight writer’s block. If you’ve ever pushed … Continue reading How to Get Out of Writer’s Block – For Songwriters

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Tips for a Successful Songwriting Collaboration

Are you considering a songwriting collaboration for the first time? Going into a songwriting session with a new collaborator is like going on a first date. There are some people you will click with faster than others. With that being said, walking in with preparation and an open-mind will ease any nerves and contribute to a successful songwriting session. Have a List of Ideas Ready … Continue reading Tips for a Successful Songwriting Collaboration

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Songwriting Tools for Musicians in 2022

Just like when building a house or painting a portrait, you need tools to create a song! Our brains can only do so much until we hit a wall. There is absolutely no shame in “phoning a friend” or utilizing resources to knock those blocks down! These are the top four songwriting tools that have saved us during our creative process this year: LyricStudio LyricStudio … Continue reading Songwriting Tools for Musicians in 2022

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Trusting My Songwriting Process

When it comes to my songwriting process, I’ll be honest. Expecting instant gratification and results is one of my biggest flaws. It really hurt my creative process. Until recently, I didn’t allow myself to enjoy the journey of watching an idea blossom into a song. I was so caught up on the irrelevant, potential outcomes of whether or not it would go viral. I found … Continue reading Trusting My Songwriting Process