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#434750 - 10/23/17 01:47 AM [Songwriting] Songwriting Now: The Latest Tricks
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https://www.musical-u.com/learn/songwriting-right-now-latest-tricks/

there's interesting info on this site
thanks JoanneCooper for alerting us to this resource

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#434912 - 10/23/17 09:32 PM [Songwriting] Re: Songwriting Now: The Latest Tricks [Re: pghboemike]
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It is a great resource. I enjoyed my read. Thanks for sharing Mike.

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#435040 - 10/24/17 01:50 PM [Songwriting] Re: Songwriting Now: The Latest Tricks [Re: pghboemike]
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That's a great article. Thanks! Of course it's possible to ignore the influence of pop and remain relevant, but it's always good to know what's happening in the ethers, plus a little genre-bending can't hurt in this day and age.
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#437368 - 11/10/17 08:01 AM [Songwriting] Re: Songwriting Now: The Latest Tricks [Re: pghboemike]
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What an interesting read, Mike! It's always fascinated me how the methodology of songwriting changes over the course of time. Thanks for sharing smile
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#439153 - 11/21/17 08:52 AM [Songwriting] Re: Songwriting Now: The Latest Tricks [Re: pghboemike]
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Very interesting. I've used call and response on several pop songs I've written. But everything else was a new thought process for me. T The staccato words followed by an extended legato is a really good piece of advice I'd not thought of before. I particularly like that element. Thanks for the post.

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#440572 - 11/25/17 01:21 PM [Songwriting] Re: Songwriting Now: The Latest Tricks [Re: pghboemike]
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Wow, this is a really great read for those wanting to start writing their first songs, or even for people who have been writing for some time but are looking for a fresh approach. Thanks for the share!
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