Songwriting Strategies: The Anti-Artist Way

Often when writing new music, artists find themselves stuck in something of a creative rut. Here we look at some creative techniques for broadening your songwriting horizons, and cultivating effective. Continue reading

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Why Sharing Your Creative Process Is Important [Video]

While many perpetuate the idea that entertainment consumers only want to experience a refined final product, the reality is that fans and customers often wish to understand the creative process. Continue reading

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Songwriting: The Creativity Danger Zone

The creative process is a complex one, and to truly invest oneself in a creative endeavor requires a certain willingness to take risks. In this piece we look at a. Continue reading

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Life During Quarantine: Staying Creatively Challenged During COVID-19

The pandemic has made traditional performances and tours an impossibility for the time being, but it has also taken a toll on some of the more mundane parts of being. Continue reading

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Why You Need To Stop Worrying About Success In Music

In a piece well suited for times like these, Patrick McGuire explores why artists should stop worrying about the nebulous term “success.” Guest post by Patrick McGuire of the ReverbNation. Continue reading

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Drive For Musical Cohesion Can Stifle Creativity: Here’s How

Identifying with a certain genre of music, and being influenced (as we all are) by the kind of music you enjoy can often influence what kind of music you create,. Continue reading

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Creative Cycles: 5 Artists On How Workflow Evolves Through The Year

As an artist, consistent creative output is important- regardless of environmental factors – but like it or not, the changing of the seasons can impact creative flow. Here, five artists. Continue reading

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How To Work Smarter, Not Just Harder, As A Musician, Songwriter

Juggling life’s responsibilities in conjunction with finding time to work creatively on your music can seem impossible at times, and attempting to do too much in too little time can. Continue reading

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How To Tap Into Creativity When You Feel Uninspired

At some point every artist sits down to get some serious creating done, only to find themselves facing a creative brick wall. Here we look at how to overcome such. Continue reading

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Avoiding Creative Burnout: How 11 Artists Take Care Of Their Craft, Themselves

Working in a creative field of any kind is rife with challenges, among them the incredible drain which trying to force creative output on a person inevitably brings. In this. Continue reading

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