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.View Post
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 […]View Post
Is Songwriting a Talent or a Skill?
[Editor’s Note: This article was written by Shaun Letang, founder of Music Industry How-To. MIHT is a resource for musicians and music industry professionals.] At times, you’ll be tempted to look over at your neighbor and wonder how it is that they’re able to write so many incredible songs. “They must be naturally gifted”, you […]View Post
Why Writing Songs Everyday Can Make You a Better Songwriter
[Editors Note: This article was written by Hugh McIntyre. Read his piece on the benefits of collaborative songwriting from last month, too!] Songwriting is simultaneously extremely fun and terrifying. You may feel you have so much you want to say and so many emotions you’d like to express…but where does one even begin? Too many […]View Post