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How To Lower Your Larynx When Singing?

How To Lower Your Larynx When Singing?

How To Lower Your Larynx When Singing? Do you feel a pressure when singing or even talking? Do you have the feeling your voice gets tired and raspy rather quick and you can't figure out why? A high larynx position might be the problem but with a few relaxing exercises...

How To Avoid Clichés In Songwriting

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...

Can You Learn The Guitar At Any Age?

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...

How Songwriter Deal With Pressure

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...

Most Common Chord Progressions In Pop Music

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...

Songwriting Gadgets Every Songwriter Should Have!

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...

The Last Guitar Strings I Will Ever Buy!

The Last Guitar Strings I Will Ever Buy!

The Last Guitar Strings I Will Ever Buy!   When I first started playing guitar, I used a really cheap electric guitar. The sound wasn't that great but I quickly realized that replacing the strings improved the sound a lot. Nowadays I only play acoustic guitar to...

Never Run Out Of Lyrics With Object Writing!

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...

Jaw Relaxation Exercises For Easier Singing

Jaw Relaxation Exercises For Easier Singing

Jaw Relaxation Exercises For Easier Singing   How can I make singing easier? A question that I have asked myself a lot.  Jaw relaxation was one of the best ways to make it easier. The jaw takes an important role when producing sounds. Not only does your voice...

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