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How To Avoid Clichés In Songwriting

How To Avoid Clichés In Songwriting   Repetition, cheesy lyrics, bad rhymes and another love song? We all came across songwriting clichés, right? They aren’t necessary a bad thing because a cliché becomes one after something worn off. So that means at some time it was THE thing. Thankfully the clichés have been identified and there are alternatives to avoid …

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Can You Learn The Guitar At Any Age?

Can You Learn The Guitar At Any Age? Did someone ever call you too old to learn the guitar? Do you have kids and you wonder what’s the best age for them to learn the guitar? Today I want to answer these questions and tell you guys, if you can learn it at any age. In my opinion, it’s never …

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How Songwriter Deal With Pressure

How Songwriter Deal With Pressure   Being a songwriter comes with unavoidable stress situations that can create a lot of pressure. I’ve read a lot about how to reduce pressure as an artist but still there are situations that I cannot avoid. Most of the times I create pressure myself. So today, I would like to show you my tips …

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Most Common Chord Progressions In Pop Music

Most Common Chord Progressions In Pop Music   Pop music or popular music comes in different colors and moods from various genres. One thing most of them have in common are catchy chord progressions. They create the bones of a song. Are there patterns in pop music that can be useful for songwriters? The answer is yes of course! There …

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Songwriting Gadgets Every Songwriter Should Have!

Songwriting Gadgets Every Songwriter Should Have!   Sometimes, when we are stuck, we desperately need the help of little helpers. Little gadgets that make our lives easier or that create new ways of thinking. I love my little songwriting gadgets because they can help me think outside the box or they make it a breeze to try something new. Also, …

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Never Run Out Of Lyrics With Object Writing!

Never Run Out Of Lyrics With Object Writing! When I started to be more serious about songwriting I instantly knew that writing lyrics will be the hardest part. I did not take long until my first writers block. After a lot of research I found out about object writing and it changed everything! Now I’m never running out of lyrics because …

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5 Minutes Vocal Warm Ups – Improve Your Voice Instantly

5 Minutes Vocal Warm Ups – Improve Your Voice Instantly   Do you have the feeling that your voice gets hoarse rather quickly when singing? Do you feel a strain when singing? Or do you wish to improve your sound? Vocal Warm Ups are the answer! What if I tell you that pretty much every singer warms up their voice …

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Improve Your Time Management As An Artist – Eisenhower Method

How To Improve Your Time Management – Eisenhower Method   Don’t we all want to organize our lives and time better? It’s my main goal to be as effective as possible in my free time and waste as little as possible. The Time Management Eisenhower Method is the perfect strategy to get things organized!  The Eisenhower Method Today, I want …

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How To Balance Your Day Job And An Art Career

How To Balance Your Day Job And An Art Career   Being able to balance your day job and an art career at the same time is a tough task that requires lots of discipline. Most of the artist I know are not able to quit their day job in order to be full-time artists. The balancing act is hard …

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How To Stay Creative And Motivated As Artist?

How To Stay Creative And Motivated As Artist?   Let’s face it, we can not stay creative and motivated all the times. There’s gonna be highs and lows and we have to deal with them. But what if we want to work full-time as artists? We gotta find a way to keep up our working flow and deliver. Personally, I …