How to Pick the Point of View of Your Song

Great songwriting is about creating an experience for the listener, in order to guide them through the journey of your song. A story can be told from multiple perspectives, and it is up to the songwriter to decide which point of view works best for that particular message.

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What Makes a Great Songwriting Workflow

While there isn’t a single right way to tackle your own workflow, the goal should be to have a consistent process that helps you finish songs in a way you’re happy with, without tearing your hair out.

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Feel Uncertain About Things? The World Needs You to Make Music About it

Music makes us feel less alone, and that’s a power we shouldn’t take for granted, though musicians often do. If you feel uncertain about the state of the world or even just what’s going on within the confines of your own life, you’re not alone.

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5 Tragically Overlooked Preparations To Make When You Start Songwriting

Check out this list of overlooked steps in the multi-stage creative process known as songwriting from our friends at the Flypaper Blog!

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When to Reach Out for Help in Your Music Career

Subscribing to a DIY ethos doesn’t mean ignoring all opportunities to reach out for help! Patrick McGuire breaks down the times in your music career when it makes sense to connect with others for support.

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7 (Other) Blogs To Inspire Your Songwriting Process

While the TuneCore Blog is always there for you when it comes to career advice and education, we’re happy to spread the word about other great songwriting resources!

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Why Songwriters Should Be Embracing Authenticity – Not Trends

Patrick McGuire offers songwriters some advice for creating meaningful music and why authenticity matters.

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4 Tips For Creating a Productive Songwriting Routine

Great songwriting takes time and practice. Getting down a solid routine for creating music on your own time is crucial for growth!

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TuneCore Partners with International Songwriting Competition (ISC)

TuneCore is proud to be partnering with the International Songwriting Contest 2019 and present the opportunity for our artists to submit!

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What Makes a Song Catchy?

[Editor’s Note: This article was written by Hunter Farris and originally appeared on Flypaper – the Soundfly Blog.] “Why do we like the music we like?” That has been the overarching question of all of my musical studies for the past few years. I’m constantly seeking to figure out why some songs just stand out […]

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