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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 five 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

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How to Protect Your Music and Receive Royalties

You’ve mastered your song, designed the cover art, and want to share it with the world (as you should). Before you release it, we want to make sure you have the information and tools you need to protect your music, properly send it to stores, and receive fair compensation for streams and downloads. How to Copyright your song (s) Your work is copyright protected the … Continue reading How to Protect Your Music and Receive Royalties

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Made With LyricStudio: Zell – “Blow Up”

From credits on Young Thug’s “Beautiful Thugger Girls” album to producing theme songs for Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime, Zhonzell Watson, also known as Zell, is an artist to keep your eyes on. The certified platinum producer and songwriter kicked off his career posting audio engineering tutorials and tips on Youtube. In 2021, he released his debut single “Blow Up,” which was made with LyricStudio. … Continue reading Made With LyricStudio: Zell – “Blow Up”

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How to Write Songs Faster

Maybe in the past, you tried to write a song and it’s taken weeks — or YEARS — to get those lines just right, that melody tight, the story to rhyme; but also make sense. What if I told you that I cracked the code to write songs faster? For the past 4 years, I’ve taken up songwriting on a commission basis while working full-time. … Continue reading How to Write Songs Faster

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Songwriting Secrets: Tips Taken from Sessions

Over the past year, I’ve had the privilege of writing with songwriters and artists all over the world. Aside from creating magic together, one of my favorite parts of co-writing has been observing the way others develop their ideas into lyrics and learning about the tricks they use to make a song catchy and relatable. Here are my top five songwriting secrets to help you … Continue reading Songwriting Secrets: Tips Taken from Sessions

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NAMM Show 2022 Recap – LyricStudio

This month, members of the LyricStudio team attended the NAMM Show in sunny Anaheim, California. We were thrilled to have a booth at the convention for the FIRST time ever, and for the opportunity to connect with so many talented music professionals and musicians of all genres. We appreciate everyone who stopped by the LyricStudio booth! Our CEO, Maya Ackerman, discussed the future of music … Continue reading NAMM Show 2022 Recap – LyricStudio

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How to Start Songwriting

So you want to start songwriting, aye? Congratulations! You have reached the first step of songwriting: Having the passion and inspiration to do it! But where do you take your inspiration? How do you turn a break up or mid-life crisis into words and melody? We all know words can be hard, and finding a flow and structure can be even more challenging. Here are … Continue reading How to Start Songwriting