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songwriting  // Posts tagged as "songwriting"

24 Oct Posted by in Blog, Tips | Comments

Songwriting Lesson: Matching Melodies and Lyrics

Songwriting Lesson: Matching Melodies and Lyrics

I would like to start off our little coaching session with a tip that is crucial for good song development. It’s sad but true that many songwriters ignore this skill I am about to tell you resulting in underdeveloped songs. It’s also a skill that’s not easy…I suppose that’s why many overlook it. Here it goes! ...

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Aug/Sept 2011 Songwriting Contest Results!

Aug/Sept 2011 Songwriting Contest Results!

Thanks to everyone who sent in entries to the Songwriters in Seattle contest and thanks to Brian Nelson of Paintshaker Music for providing the grand prize: 8 hours of studio time at Elliot Bay Recording Company. Congratulations to the winner of our August/September 2011 Songwriting Contest… CHARLIE HEINEMANN For his song “LA Is Totally Awesome” ...

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14 Sep Posted by in Blog, Links, Music Biz | 5 comments

“Mooncakes” on NPR’s Marketplace

“Mooncakes” on NPR’s Marketplace

Songwriters in Seattle had a really cool and unexpected bit of national media attention Monday with our song, “A Black Market For Mooncakes” being part of a segment on NPR’s Marketplace. I’ve been asked a lot about how it happened, all the way back to the origin story of the song, so I thought I’d ...

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31 Aug Posted by in Podcast | Comments

SiS Podcast: Andy Glover

SiS Podcast: Andy Glover

February, 2011 Andy Glover SiS Organizer Chris Klimecky interviews prolific songwriter and YouTube musician Andy Glover. They discuss how YouTube has driven, influenced and connected him with people and opportunities. All unique live performances! [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Click the play icon above to stream, or click here to download Click here ...

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10 Aug Posted by in Announcements | Comments

Aug/Sept Songwriting Contest

Aug/Sept Songwriting Contest

Acccompanying the re-launch of songwritersinseattle.com, we are pleased to announce our songwriting contest for August through September. The grand prize is 8 hours of studio time at Elliot Bay Recording Co. courtesy of Brian Nelson at Paintshaker Music ($550 value)! Many thanks to Brian for supporting SiS and we look forward to hearing the results ...

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