123GuitarTabs.com

The Best Guitar Forum On The Web!
 
Song Writing 101 Pbucket  HomeHome  FAQFAQ  SearchSearch  MemberlistMemberlist  RegisterRegister  Log in  
Log in
Username:
Password:
Log in automatically: 
:: I forgot my password
Latest topics
» Well Then
Song Writing 101 EmptyWed Nov 05, 2008 12:46 am by BassXRocker

» What Are You Listening To Right Now?
Song Writing 101 EmptyMon Nov 03, 2008 6:17 pm by Starom

» Band names that would never make it
Song Writing 101 EmptyMon Nov 03, 2008 6:16 pm by Starom

» Best, Good, Bad ( and maybe Worse)
Song Writing 101 EmptySun Oct 26, 2008 12:18 pm by Starom

» Tab requests
Song Writing 101 EmptyTue Oct 21, 2008 8:52 pm by Buckethead

» Analog Recording
Song Writing 101 EmptyWed Oct 15, 2008 10:15 pm by Blackdog7

» what now?
Song Writing 101 EmptyWed Oct 15, 2008 10:10 pm by Blackdog7

» John Mayer
Song Writing 101 EmptyWed Oct 15, 2008 12:43 am by Blackdog7

» Simple Man intro
Song Writing 101 EmptyWed Oct 15, 2008 12:41 am by Blackdog7

Top posters
numberonejrio (373)
Song Writing 101 Vote_lcapSong Writing 101 Voting_barSong Writing 101 Vote_rcap 
BassXRocker (294)
Song Writing 101 Vote_lcapSong Writing 101 Voting_barSong Writing 101 Vote_rcap 
GuitarGod804 (239)
Song Writing 101 Vote_lcapSong Writing 101 Voting_barSong Writing 101 Vote_rcap 
jimthams (231)
Song Writing 101 Vote_lcapSong Writing 101 Voting_barSong Writing 101 Vote_rcap 
Buckethead (196)
Song Writing 101 Vote_lcapSong Writing 101 Voting_barSong Writing 101 Vote_rcap 
Starom (182)
Song Writing 101 Vote_lcapSong Writing 101 Voting_barSong Writing 101 Vote_rcap 
TheLonging (136)
Song Writing 101 Vote_lcapSong Writing 101 Voting_barSong Writing 101 Vote_rcap 
Devil_panda (95)
Song Writing 101 Vote_lcapSong Writing 101 Voting_barSong Writing 101 Vote_rcap 
Nizzi (62)
Song Writing 101 Vote_lcapSong Writing 101 Voting_barSong Writing 101 Vote_rcap 
Blackdog7 (47)
Song Writing 101 Vote_lcapSong Writing 101 Voting_barSong Writing 101 Vote_rcap 
Poll
Forums new look
Like it!
Song Writing 101 Vote_lcap43%Song Writing 101 Vote_rcap
 43% [ 3 ]
Change back to the old style!
Song Writing 101 Vote_lcap57%Song Writing 101 Vote_rcap
 57% [ 4 ]
Total Votes : 7
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 
Rechercher Advanced Search
Social bookmarking
Social bookmarking digg  Social bookmarking delicious  Social bookmarking reddit  Social bookmarking stumbleupon  Social bookmarking slashdot  Social bookmarking yahoo  Social bookmarking google  Social bookmarking blogmarks  Social bookmarking live      

Bookmark and share the address of 123guitartabs.com on your social bookmarking website

Bookmark and share the address of 123GuitarTabs.com on your social bookmarking website
Tuner

Share
 

 Song Writing 101

Go down 
AuthorMessage
jimthams
123 Guitar Wiz
jimthams

Posts : 231
Join date : 2008-05-28
Location : Land of a Thousand Drums

Song Writing 101 Empty
PostSubject: Song Writing 101   Song Writing 101 EmptySat Jun 28, 2008 3:40 pm

today I'm going to learn how to write songs from like ppl who make money off songs(songwriters who sctually sell they're lyrics to big labels/artists). so when i come back i'm gonna write out the knowledge i'll have learned and share it w/u guise.
Back to top Go down
View user profile http://myspace.com/jameshenrythames
numberonejrio
Extreme Poster!
numberonejrio

Posts : 373
Join date : 2008-06-16
Age : 24
Location : You Child Molester!

Song Writing 101 Empty
PostSubject: Re: Song Writing 101   Song Writing 101 EmptySat Jun 28, 2008 4:43 pm

awesome. I like tips
Back to top Go down
View user profile http://numberonejrioproductions.co.nr
jimthams
123 Guitar Wiz
jimthams

Posts : 231
Join date : 2008-05-28
Location : Land of a Thousand Drums

Song Writing 101 Empty
PostSubject: Re: Song Writing 101   Song Writing 101 EmptySat Jun 28, 2008 11:02 pm

wow, talk about let down...=(

all they did was go over tips you could find on google, and song structure.

i was bored to tears but heres most of it

☆be quick with the chorus or you'll bore us

^ the ppl teaching said the bulk of the song should b chorus so you should get to it fast. no tool type stuff were u maybe play a chorus once at the end of a 7 min song


☆no long intros/outros

^no long instrumental breaks, especially if ur playing for record exec.'s or talent scouts. they wanna hear a song thats catchy and will take little to no work to make it playable on radio

☆make the chorus simple and catchy

^ the chorus should b as straight forward and catchy as possible. the thing that stands out the most should b the lyrics, so they said dial it back if like the drum beat or the bass/guitar melody is like really complex and attention grabbing

☆the vocal melody shouldn't mimic the bass, drums, piano or guitar

melody, they really stressed this, it should be different than what any1 else is doing but still harmonize well.


thats all they said. i'm let down, they billed the class as songwriting and lyrics but it was just that stuff.
Back to top Go down
View user profile http://myspace.com/jameshenrythames
numberonejrio
Extreme Poster!
numberonejrio

Posts : 373
Join date : 2008-06-16
Age : 24
Location : You Child Molester!

Song Writing 101 Empty
PostSubject: Re: Song Writing 101   Song Writing 101 EmptySat Jun 28, 2008 11:31 pm

Well, I have some tips



• Write About your Feelings

Writing about your feelings is one of the best ways to make a song, it comes from the heart. Since you can relate to it, you can easily write it.


•Write Songs Everyday

They don't have to all be the ones that you will keep. But it stretches your brain and leaves you with ideas to come back to.

Also, try to keep a notebook close by. You never know, you might get an idea in the middle of the night. (lol i can relatet to that)
Back to top Go down
View user profile http://numberonejrioproductions.co.nr
BassXRocker
Admin
BassXRocker

Posts : 294
Join date : 2008-06-07
Age : 26
Location : Alabama

Song Writing 101 Empty
PostSubject: Re: Song Writing 101   Song Writing 101 EmptySun Jun 29, 2008 7:54 pm

dont worry about rhyming unless it comes to you naturally. i am a horrible rhymist, so i just go free verse. then try mixing it up afterwards.

_________________
Solo-www.myspace.com/bassxrocker
New song up 8/24/2008

I am officially the first bassist of the 123guitartabs.com community!!!!
Back to top Go down
View user profile http://www.guitarhero.thegamereviews.com/forums
TheLonging
Moderator
TheLonging

Posts : 136
Join date : 2008-06-06
Age : 24

Song Writing 101 Empty
PostSubject: Re: Song Writing 101   Song Writing 101 EmptySun Jun 29, 2008 7:58 pm

For the "advice" jim got...

I presume they never heard Dream Theater or Coheed And Cambria.

_________________
¯\(°_o)/¯

123guitartabs.com
Back to top Go down
View user profile http://www.123guitartabs.com/
jimthams
123 Guitar Wiz
jimthams

Posts : 231
Join date : 2008-05-28
Location : Land of a Thousand Drums

Song Writing 101 Empty
PostSubject: Re: Song Writing 101   Song Writing 101 EmptySun Jun 29, 2008 8:10 pm

TheLonging wrote:
For the "advice" jim got...

I presume they never heard Dream Theater or Coheed And Cambria.

omg thats wat i was thinking the whole time, but i was trying to keep a semi opern mind a put my coheed fanboy-ism aside =)
Back to top Go down
View user profile http://myspace.com/jameshenrythames
Buckethead
Admin


Posts : 196
Join date : 2008-06-22
Age : 26
Location : Somewhere Over The Slaughterhouse

Song Writing 101 Empty
PostSubject: Re: Song Writing 101   Song Writing 101 EmptyMon Jun 30, 2008 1:14 am

The advice Jim got was appalling.

If you wanna be like Fall Out Boy that's what you follow, but it doesn't work like that for everything.

_________________
It appears that I am the first official Banjo player of the 123guitartabs community.

Now sit down and lemme show y'all what I can do without them amplifiers.

--

jimthams wrote:
↓ is nubzor

Buckethead wrote:
^ Watches too much pr0n

< probably doesn't watch enough pr0n

V can't play a banjo

jimthams wrote:
^ got all three rite

< is gonna go watch prØn

v is gonna b all alone online
Back to top Go down
View user profile
matti_suicide
123 Newbie


Posts : 5
Join date : 2008-06-06

Song Writing 101 Empty
PostSubject: Re: Song Writing 101   Song Writing 101 EmptyMon Aug 04, 2008 12:07 pm

Buckethead wrote:

If you wanna be like Fall Out Boy that's what you follow, but it doesn't work like that for everything.

OH EM GEE!!! BUT LAIK FALL OWT BOI IS DA BEST!!!!!
Seriously though,
I like numberonejrio's advice though, my best ideas always come tome in the shower though!!!!
Back to top Go down
View user profile
Sponsored content




Song Writing 101 Empty
PostSubject: Re: Song Writing 101   Song Writing 101 Empty

Back to top Go down
 
Song Writing 101
Back to top 
Page 1 of 1
 Similar topics
-
» need help writing a song
» did you know that there is a limbo song?
» First Person That Comes To Your Mind When You Hear A Love SONG!
» my fravortie song.......lolololol
» Song about Bobby Fischer

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
123GuitarTabs.com :: Music :: Songwriting & Lyrics-
Jump to: