chord progressions

A Beginner’s Guide to Chord Progressions

It’s not hard to notice a wrong note or clunky chord when you play one (even if you’re a beginner). What you might not know yet is why certain things sound bad. Your challenge as a songwriter is making a song sound great without being boring or formulaic. With every song, ask yourself: How do […]

song ideas

112 Songwriting Prompts for When You’re Out of Ideas

Whether you’ve got “writer’s block” or you’re just having a hard time feeling inspired, sometimes all you need is a few songwriting prompts to push in the right direction. Coming up with a great concept is crucial to writing a great song. Sometimes prompts can be extremely helpful in coming up with good songwriting ideas. […]

How to Write a Song: A Beginner’s Guide to Songwriting

If you’re new to songwriting, it can be tough to know where to start when considering how to write a song. You might jot down or record some ideas but then leave them unfinished, sitting in a notebook or app, where they stay for weeks or months simply because you’re not sure what to do […]