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Songwriting Exercise – Expanding On Your Possible Song Titles

As I have mentioned in my last post Songwriting Exercise – Brainstorming Possible Song Titles, I generally brainstorm words and phrases for 30 minutes at a time most mornings, making sure that for every list I do I put the date on top so I know which list to look at first. Now, if you […]

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Songwriting – A Great Way To Experience Life

To increase your ability to generate songwriting ideas, it’s necessary to increase your life experience, and that means getting out of your comfort zone and embracing what life has to offer you. Imagine having the confidence to fully experience your life with the knowledge that there’s a great song to be written as a result […]

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The Five Pillars Of The Songwriting Process

A process is defined as “… a series of actions or steps taken in order to achieve a particular goal.” As for a songwriting process, that goal is of course the completion of a song. Songs are what makes this music industry go round and the more that songwriters are encouraged, educated and (most importantly) […]

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Some Tips On Songwriting For Sync Licensing

There are a few general rules to play by to help give your songs the best chance of landing that longed for sync license.  I’ll talk about them here in no particular order. Write Loads of Songs Once you have mastered the quality aspect of songwriting and producing for sync, then it’s time to think […]

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What Is… The Online Musician?

Hi, my name is Corey Stewart and I’m a songwriter, musician, producer and blogger from Australia and my goal is to make a full time living writing, recording, promoting and performing music and doing it online. Hence the title of this site being The Online Musician. My view is that to create a full time […]

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