Songwriting is a tricky business. Inspiration can be hard…

10 Mini Songwriting Challenges to Sharpen your Writing Skills


Songwriting is a tricky business. Inspiration can be hard to come by – and even then, fitting your thoughts and feelings into words, and squeezing those words into music can be a process akin to pulling teeth.

Sometimes, though, all you need are a few simple exercises to sharpen your songwriting skills!

10 Mini Songwriting Challenges to Sharpen your Writing Skills

Does it feel like practice sessions aren’t helping progre…

Mindful Practice Makes Perfect


Does it feel like practice sessions aren’t helping progress that quickly? Learning about mindful practice may be the answer. This will not only improve musicianship, but also eliminate a lot of frustration and help with focusing on the task at hand.

Musicologist, Naomi Wilson from Hobby Help joins us to take a closer look at what mindful practice is – and how to it a try today!

Mindful Practice Makes Perfect

Though it’s fun to take your time creating music by tinke…

Box Yourself into Creativity: 5 Tips for Recording and Songwriting


Though it’s fun to take your time creating music by tinkering with samples, jamming on a riff for long while, or layering track over track, sometimes, you need to tighten up and set yourself a deadline and some constraints to get the job done.

You may think that imposing some rules on the songwriting process will stifle your creativity, but the opposite is true; limitations will bring out your creativity in unexpected ways.

Box Yourself into Creativity: 5 Tips for Recording and Songwriting