I know the areas I’ve got down, and I know where I need some work. Lyrics come easiest for me…I always have some sort of line already in my head when I pick up the guitar. So, I usually don’t second-guess myself when the words start flowing. I will, however, try out a variety of [...]
Posts Tagged ‘Creativity’
This week we’re looking your ambitions and goals for the future.
This week we’re looking at the places and people from whom you draw your inspiration.
OK, so it’s a little cheap to give this post the title of ‘The Secret’…as if it were just ONE THING. Life is too complex to boil things down that way. Yet, I think there’s a way to sum success up – as long we use a paradox. It has taken me four years of [...]
The Case: The one-dimensional voice The Singer: Lianna, 25 years of age, working as a legal PA and doing open mic slots on the London circuit For you? Do you ever find you want to more effectively make the sounds that you hear in your head? Case Summary: Lianna was getting great feedback about her [...]
This week we’re looking at those special songs you just can resist belting out.
Understanding the construction of a song can really help with the writing process. A typical song consists of a few key components: verse, pre-chorus (sometimes), chorus, and a bridge. I like to think of each part of a song as a body part, making up one body. It should all go together. The verse should [...]
Maybe there’s some big thing that you know that you need to do. Maybe it’s finally mustering your courage to perform, getting a new day job, separating from your mate or stopping your drinking. This thing feels so huge, dangerous, and consequential that you can’t get anywhere near tackling it. You have the thought “I [...]
A musical moment can be worth a thousand lifetimes –says David Ackert
This week we’re looking at the latest and best tech for singers