Download Your Free Songwriting Handbook Now: Earn Your Songwriting Degree Online with Berklee: As a songwriter, you engage more with your listener if you employ the practice of “show, don’t tell” with your lyrics. In this video, songwriter and Berklee Online course author Andrea Stolpe shows why it’s important to use imagery in the verses of your song. She encourages you to think of your song as a conversation with a good friend: When you open up to that friend, you likely start by summarizing what’s going on, and then you quickly delve into greater detail with colorful [More]
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►► Create radio-worthy songs from your bedroom. Download my FREE Radio Ready Guide and learn my 6 step process → When it comes to recording, do you just wing it? Do you come into your home studio, flip on your computer, fire up your DAW, plugin in a microphone, and just GO? Well starting today, I want you to approach recording with a bit more intentionality. I want you to actually prepare long before you hit the “record” button. In today’s video, I break down my exact preparation process for recording not only myself but for bands when I’ve [More]
This lesson is recommended for those who are already familiar with basic music theory. You should know about basic chords, key signatures, and how to read the treble clef and bass clef. Check out my music theory playlist here: The most important aspects of this lesson are understanding whether to use major (happy) or minor (sad) chords. The different options of how to turn chords into a bass clef part are also covered. Melodic concepts are also reviewed including the use of chord tones as well as altering a melody to change its sound.
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Essential Cubase skill! Using the Time Warp tool is a powerful feature of Cubase, here I use it to map a freely played song to the grid in Cubase Pro 10.5 Check out this video to learn how to use the tool to warp music for composing to film: Go to to learn about Brendan, the songwriter for the song used here. He is working on an album in another studio, and I’ll post the link once it is finished! Go to to find out more about me
In this video, I talk about my techniques for generating song ideas. This is the first in a series of videos about my songwriting process. The next video will focus on how I keep track of all the different bits of music. The Launchpad/grid software I use towards the end of the video is called Grid Instrument. It’s available for iOS and Mac. Video about that here:
——————- ——————- In this video you can see how I’ve mixed this sick song. This is the last stage of the mixing, involves lots of automations including volume, delay, reverb, FX level, and more automations to make the mix more dynamic and each section more balanced. If you like what you hear please make sure to visit my website where you will find more about me and more stuff audio related. Thanks for watching! Band IG: My website:
Learn how to write a chord progression for a catchy chorus, using these 5 game-changing music theory hacks! ►Free eBook: ►Online Apprenticeship: ►Songwriting & Producing PDF: Using modes and catchy chords you can write a hook which results in a mega memorable chorus chord progression for your song. This example is in the Dorian mode, but these chord progression hacks can be used in any mode, for any pop song (yes, including hip-hop, rock, R&B, EDM, etc.). So, if you want to learn how to write a hook, then use these 5 songwriting hacks and music hacks [More]