Posts Tagged ‘composing music’

Dave Grohl on how to write a hit

February 17, 2011


“Most white people dance to the lyrics..” HA! Still, some good tips here from Mr. Grohl.

The secret to getting good…

January 26, 2010

Want to know the No. 1 secret to getting really good at something, like, say, composing music or creating multimedia projects? Eric Maierson over at MediaStorm’s blog has the answer. You have to click the link to find out what it is….

Measure for measure

February 4, 2009

Today I wanted to point out an extraordinary New York Times blog – Measure for Measure.

If you  haven’t stopped by, please click on the link and visit. Just beware: You might lose yourself for a couple hours if you’re not careful. If you love music, this is a must-read.

The blog’s description sums up what it’s about better than I could:

With music now available with a single, offhand click, it’s easy to forget that songs are not born whole, polished and ready to play. They are created by artists who draw on some combination of craft, skill and inspiration. In the coming weeks, the contributors to this blog — all accomplished songwriters — will pull back the curtain on the creative process as they write about their work on a songs in the making.