Songwriting 104: Song Forms Explored

Songwriting 104: Song Forms Explored

Note: this content was originally featured in the 7 Day Songwriting Challenge – a course created by Jamey Cummins and Alex Ballentine at Eastside Music School. We’ve made it free with the hopes that curious songwriters might learn something new. If you find this post...
Songwriting 103: All About Lyrics

Songwriting 103: All About Lyrics

Note: this content was originally featured in the 7 Day Songwriting Challenge – a course created by Jamey Cummins and Alex Ballentine at Eastside Music School. We’ve made it free with the hopes that curious songwriters might learn something new. If you find this post...
Are Guitar Lessons Worth It?

Are Guitar Lessons Worth It?

  Are guitar lessons worth it? This question comes up a lot among guitarists who’re just starting out or are self taught. The answer is “it depends”. There’s a ton of free content online and if you’re just trying to learn to play a song, or what scale...
Songwriting 102: How to Write a Memorable Melody

Songwriting 102: How to Write a Memorable Melody

Note: this content was originally featured in the 7 Day Songwriting Challenge – a course created by Jamey Cummins and Alex Ballentine at Eastside Music School. We’ve made it free with the hopes that curious songwriters might learn something new. If you find this post...
Demystifying the Voice

Demystifying the Voice

By: Samantha Wood The human voice is a fascinating and unique instrument.  Why is it unique?  Well, for one thing, it lives within us.  And for another, it is an instrument you have been carrying around, practicing, and experimenting with since the day you were born,...