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The Recording
I have started recording Apple Pie (the now official title of my song, so yay). I changed Fm to Gm and kept C, and I also added  D to the "oooh baby" and G to the "aaaii no", both of which resolve to C. I also included an additional two vocal parts for addi...
The Recording
The Recording
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The Change
After much soul searching during my absence for the past couple of weeks (including spring break), I have decided to completely change my song. Don't worry, I'm just as far with this new one as the old one. Here Are the Lyrics: I'll cut down some logs and B...
The Change
The Change
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The Lyrics
Writing the lyrics is my favorite part of making a song. Lyrics are when your emotions meet your words to create something beautifully poetic. Singing the lyrics adds to the emotion and connection between the artist and the audience. A couple of days ago I ...
The Lyrics
The Lyrics
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The Tone
Hey everyone! Happy Valentine's Day! Sorry I missed last friday. Certain circumstances distracted me from my computer. Today, we will be talking about the use of tone in writing a song. Tone is one of the most important aspects of song writing. Tone creates...
The Tone
The Tone
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The Muse
The muse is defined as the central inspiration or idea of a song. It can be anything from a break-up to a brand-spanking-new Ford Pickup. Usually, the muse is also central to what is happening in the author's life. An excellent example of this is the song A...
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The Muse
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Original song. Take a listen
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Ghosts
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The Beginning
The Beginning
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The Beginning
There are so many factors that you need to consider when you set out to write an amazing song, and each of these factors needs to grab the listener. You need a relatable muse, tone, and lyrics. Once you've established these, you must address the tempo, the ...
The Beginning
The Beginning
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