Friday, December 15, 2017

Jonathan Cain

From Neal Schon and Gregg Rolie’s roots in Santana, to their induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Journey’s contribution to Rock...

The Myth of Inspiration

Hey, pilgrim… here’s a wake up call. While you’re trolling for tips and tricks and hacks, the pros are busy constructing the next hit...

Songwriter Profile: Dan Reifsnyder

Dan Reifsnyder recently won 1st prize as a co-writer in the Country category of the USA Songwriting Competition. The song “If You Drink” was...

I Saved a Bird Today

Don Potter, wonderful musician and friend, once told about a dream he’d had where he went to heaven. He was walking around there when...

In Her Own Words: Laura B. Whitmore

In this edition of In Her Own Words we talk with the founder of a movement in the industry. What is the mission of...

In Her Own Words: Sara Bohannon

Music can inspire anyone to want to play an instrument, but not everyone chooses to act upon the inspiration, or to create their own...

Songwriting: A Two Part Equation

On tour with Peter Frampton in 2003, we went to the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam. There, his works were displayed in chronological order,...

Five Tips for Writing Hit Hooks

Ever wondered what it is about a hook that makes it a hit? Why do some songs seem to stick with you long after...