Short Attention Spans Are Dramatically Altering Songwriting: Here’s How

As attention spans shrink, and the competition increases, today’s hits are getting shorter and shorter, and drastically changing songwriting itself in the process. Guest post by James Shotwell of Haulix. Continue reading

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Transforming Your Musical Mindset

Maintaining an authentic songwriting process can sometimes be challenging, but is key to delivering good results. Here, Patrick McGuire outlines how artists can transform their thoughts and experiences into music. Continue reading

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ESSENTIALS: 6 Easy Devices For Composing More Creative Lyrics

Between now and the end of the year we’ll be featuring 2021 Essentials, popular Hypebot posts from 2020 that will help you thrive in 2021. Today we look at 6. Continue reading

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Spotify Expands Songwriters Hub To Feature More Creators

Spotify has officially launched its Songwriters Hub providing a destination to discover the creators behind songs. Since Songwriter Pages launched in beta in February, songs with clickable songwriting credits have. Continue reading

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AJR Brothers Jack And Ryan Discuss ‘Bang,’ Concert Livestream, Tour Tips

In this piece, Jack and Ryan – two thirds of the sibling band AJR – chat about the importance of writing bad songs, tour tips, and successfully pulling off livestream. Continue reading

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Spotify Built A Plagiarism Detector That Could Alter Songwriting Forever

No one wants their music stolen without credit, but the limitations of the western ear are making the creation of wholly original music harder and harder. Now, a new plagiarism. Continue reading

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The Songs That Changed Pop Music Forever

In this edition of the ‘Themes and Variation,’ a three-headed panel of music experts break down some of the now classic pop anthems which forever changed the course of pop. Continue reading

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Artist’s Guide To More Efficient Collaboration

The ongoing pandemic has dramatically altered the ways in which artists are able to collaborate with their fellow songwriters and producers, in some cases driving former creative loners to seek. Continue reading

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Song Lyric Generators: Do They Help Songwriters?

Whether owing to creative pride or general doubt regarding their efficacy, a lot songwriters tend to eschew lyric generators, but for those artists looking for inspiration and new ideas, lyric. Continue reading

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6 Easy Devices For Composing More Creative Lyrics

As a songwriter, you’ll eventually hit a wall where the lyrics you’re writing just aren’t as fresh and interesting as they once were. Creative roadblocks like this are inevitable, but. Continue reading

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