SONGWRITER HOME RECORDING WORKFLOWS Between May 1 and June 30 2013, I ‘m adding a lot of informational content to this, my recording blog at www.wigglytoesmusic.com There are short blogs and long blogs in this series of blogs on home recording for songwriters. This is probably the longest one Maybe save the link for later […]
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Well it’s here… the end of the coursera.org course on Songwriting. It was an excellent experience. I ran out of time, naturally, so I didn’t quite nail it, but it was close… I posted the song with two minutes to spare. This week we had to decide how to weight our vocal lines – […]
It’s blogging time again! I’ve been hard at work on the assignment for Week 5 of the ongoing songwriting course from coursera this week. Both the thesaurus and the rhyming dictionary got a serious workout this week, as required for the assignment. I decided to protest this week! Time for a week off from songs about […]
I hope you all enjoy my song “I’m 2 Used 2 This”. It’s on Soundcloud at http://snd.sc/YNQBvs Four weeks into the coursera.org online songwriting course and we’ve covered an amazing amount of ground in a short space of time. This week’s lessons focused on the stressing of syllables in rhythmic patterns that would preserve the […]
Spring is here at last… Well, we used the rhyming dictionary and the thesaurus a fair bit this week. I wanted another way to say “luminous”. For such a task, a thesaurus is very handy. OK, it doesn’t always help. If I called a lady luminous, she might well be flattered, but I’m concerned […]
OK, my public humilation is complete. It’s good for me! Here’s the URL for the demo I made for my song fragment this week.
There are buildings that stand and buildings that have crumbled in the Roman Forum, pictured above. Stability and Instability. Yes, it does sound like an episode of the English TV comedy Blackadder, or perhaps an undiscovered Jane Austen romance, but, in fact, stability and instability is serious business for a songwriter. This is not just […]