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Different Song Structures

Different Song Structures So you thought that was it? You thought you could learn the structure of one basic pop song and you’d be fully up to speed on this whole songwriting malarkey? There are...

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How To Improvise

How to Improvise How to improvise? I know I’ve asked that question more than a few times… to more than a few people! Improvising can seem like one of the more elusive skills in music....

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Song Structures

Writing a good song is a tricky thing In the grand scheme of things there are thousands of ways you could go about writing a good song. And lots of different song structures. Equally there...

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Songwriting Secrets: Pop Guitar Voicings

Songwriting Secrets This week we continue unlocking more songwriting secrets with pop guitar voicings. We all know what they sound like Have you ever heard a stripped back version of a classic pop tune? Or a live...

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Songwriting Secrets: The Power of Limitation

Songwriting Secrets: Songwriting is a tricky thing. I’ll be honest; there are no hidden songwriting secrets that automatically turn you into a great writer. Nor are there little tricks or life hacks that allow you...

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HAMILTON - TOP TRACKS
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HAMILTON – TOP TRACKS

HAMILTON Believe the hype!  You can take it from a genuine non-fan of musical theatre like me - I resist every opportunity to watch musicals tooth and nail (I think the last of the few I...

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WHY A LITTLE BIT OF THEORY MATTERS
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WHY (A LITTLE BIT OF) THEORY MATTERS

When I first started playing the guitar I remember how after a few months, once I’d learned my first songs, I noticed how certain chords tended to always go together – when a song...

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