Insider Secrets to Songwriting,
Music Publishing, Mindset and
Artistic Marketing.
Insider Secrets to Songwriting, Music Publishing,
Mindset and Artistic Marketing.
Insider Secrets to Songwriting, Music Publishing, Mindset and Artistic Marketing.

Songwriting Tips

The 5 Secret Pillars for Breakout Success

So, you’re ready to become an incredible music artist success, yah? Great. I applaud you in your journey! But one thing. Well, actually - 5 things (forthcoming). A lot of times, artists, songwriters, etc. ask me “ What are you looking for? ” or... CONTINUE READING

The Best Songwriting & Music Production Software – Reviewed

Written by J. Simpson We are living in a Golden Age of technological tools to unleash creativity. A $200 laptop with free software is more powerful, and often better sounding, say than a $10,000 studio 20 years ago. An off-brand smartphone is 1000x times more powerful than the... CONTINUE READING

Songwriting Vocabulary Expander - How To Become One of the Best

This post is both one that’s near and dear to my heart and a topic I just never hear anyone talking about. It’s just so hugely important and yet equally baffling that I don’t see more people incorporating the following into their daily routine. And it’s simply ... CONTINUE READING

Turning On The Hit Radio of Your Mind - And Then...Turn It Up

Admittedly, one of my favorite guilty pleasure songs is from 80s hair metal band Autograph, “Turn Up The Radio.” It’s the ultimate metal anthem, chock full of chuggy guitars, phat synths, with an amazing guitar solo and an epic 80s video to go with it. I mean you got everyth... CONTINUE READING

Fire Maker - Your Job As A Professional Songwriter

This blog post reminds me of some of my favorite memes, you know the ones that say, "You Had. One. Job." But when it comes to the role of a professional songwriter … it’s totally true. You only have ONE job. And I’m going to break it down simply. Your only job is … ONLY … TO MAKE … FIRE! YES. FIRE! ... CONTINUE READING

How to Make Your Songs Pop aka Speaking a "Song Language" Different Than Everyone Else

I noticed something today going through my Soundcloud feed. As many of you know I have an endeavor I’ve been working on for years called www.WeAreTheGuard.com , where the sole mission has been to filter the intern... CONTINUE READING

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