Some of us are new to songwriting and some of us are veteran hitmakers, but everyone along that spectrum could benefit from some songwriting prompts to help them come up with ideas for their next tune! You may or may not know of some of these, but hopefully there’s a few that are new to … Continue reading Songwriting Tips (Part 1) – Ideas 💡
Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo on Rewriting “Love is a Battlefield” At the 2016 ASCAP Expo, Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo gave a candid interview and talked about the songwriting process. In this clip, they explain how the smash hit “Love is a Battlefield” began as a ballad with a beautiful melody and moving chord … Continue reading Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo on Rewriting “Love is a Battlefield”
Before “The Monster” by Eminem and Rihanna was a #1 Billboard charting hit in a dozen countries and #1 on UK R&B, US Billboard Hot 100, US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard), US Mainstream Top 40 (Billboard) and US Rhythmic (Billboard), a struggling songwriter in NY was writing a song called “Monster Under My Bed” in … Continue reading From a Struggle Singer/Songwriter to International Hitmaker – Bebe Rexha
“My First Grammy Win” is a new series by Vision4Music spotlighting musicians’ experiences winning the coveted award from The Recording Academy. Vision4Music would like to congratulate the talented Paul Avgerinos – a spiritual (and hard working) Artist, Composer and Producer from Redding, CT who won his first Grammy in the recent 58th Grammy Awards. His … Continue reading My First Grammy Win – Paul Avgerinos
Apple Music Memos is like voice memos, but MUCH more magical. There’s a singular button at the center of the screen that you tap when you’re ready to record (and even then, there’s an “auto” mode that will detect when music is being played and start recording immediately). Play with either piano or guitar (you can … Continue reading Apple Music Memos Available for FREE on iTunes App Store!
The holidays are a time for family, friends and cheesy TV specials, but it wouldn’t be the same without those trademark Christmas and holiday songs! There are many misconceptions about holiday music, so we’re going to clear up a few here. Songs that are in the public domain are mostly those composed before 1923, and … Continue reading Holiday Songwriting and the Public Domain!