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BMI Bulletin Board: May

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From MusicWorld, posted 5.10.18. Workshops, conference, contest and festival opportunities for songwriters and composers. Read more...


Tips for Recording a Compelling Demo

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From MusicWorld, posted 5.10.18. Many of the world’s best-sounding records required only a handful of recording tracks—and such minimalism can still work wonders for today’s demo makers Read more...


Talking Evolution With Curtis Harding

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From MusicWorld, posted 5.10.18. “Sometimes it’s just a matter of taking yourself out of the equation…” Read more...


Terri Lyne Carrington: From Child Prodigy to Trailblazing Jazz Drummer

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From MusicWorld, posted 4.12.18. The GRAMMY winner reflects upon more than 40 years of writing and performing jazz Read more...


Talking Emmys With Kevin Kliesch, Vivek Maddala and Tony Morales

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From MusicWorld, posted 4.12.18. Kevin Kliesch, Vivek Maddala and Tony Morales have more in common than just being composers that BMI is proud to represent. They’re all nominated for Creative Arts Emmys in the same category this year: Kliesch for Sofia The First and Tangled: The Series; Maddala for The Tom & Jerry Show; and… Read more...


How to Write Non-Visual Lyrics That Engage Listeners

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From MusicWorld, posted 4.12.18. “Show—Don’t Tell” is one of the basic tenets taught in almost every songwriting class. Writing cinematic lyrics—lyrics that incorporate visual imagery that listeners can envision like a movie in their minds—is often thought of as one of the most effective ways to connect with audiences. Cinematic lyrics do not spell out… Read more...


BMI Bulletin Board: April

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From MusicWorld, posted 4.12.18. Workshops, conference, contest and festival opportunities for songwriters and composers. Read more...


Create Better Songs by Painting With Sound

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From MusicWorld, posted 3.16.18. Think of your recording the way an artist works with paint—that is, using different types of instruments, as well as effects or even mic techniques, to create contrasting shades of sound that help get the listener’s attention Read more...


BMI Composer Peter Kater is “Dancing on Water”

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From MusicWorld, posted 3.16.18. This GRAMMY-winner is serious about connecting with fans in the New Age Read more...


BMI Bulletin Board: March

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From MusicWorld, posted 3.14.18. Workshops, conference, contest and festival opportunities for songwriters and composers. Read more...


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