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How to Comp Your Way into a Great Recording

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From MusicWorld, posted 8.14.18. Tips for building a composite or “comped” master take using “best” sections culled from multiple versions of the same performance Read more...


BMI Bulletin Board: August

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From MusicWorld, posted 8.14.18. Workshops, conference, contest and festival opportunities for songwriters and composers. Read more...


How to Write a Song That’s Fun to Listen to—and Fun to Sing

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From MusicWorld, posted 7.19.18. When it was suggested I write about songs that are fun to sing, the jukebox in my brain instantly thought of “The Name Game” (recorded by Shirley Ellis, written by Lincoln Chase and Shirley Elliston). Anyone of a certain age remembers plugging his or her name into the formula,… Read more...


BMI Bulletin Board: July

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From MusicWorld, posted 7.19.18. Workshops, conference, contest and festival opportunities for songwriters and composers. Read more...


GRAMMY-Nominated Oak Felder Gets and Gives Advice

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From MusicWorld, posted 7.19.18. The writer of Usher’s “Good Kisser” talks music, love, and chart busters Read more...


Peter Boyer’s Music Helps Find the Gateway to America in PBS Special

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From MusicWorld, posted 6.15.18. GRAMMY-nominated composer Peter Boyer explores the shared immigrant experience of Americans through music Read more...


Nashville Newcomer Morgan Evans Takes Off

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From MusicWorld, posted 6.15.18. The Australian native preps for his highly-anticipated Warner debut this summer Read more...


How to Write Songs That Are Both Personal and Universal

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From MusicWorld, posted 6.15.18. Most of us who are in the business of creating songs are aware of the importance of writing lyrics that have universal appeal, lyrics that connect with millions of hearts. We have also heard about the importance of writing songs that emanate from our hearts, from personal experience. On the surface,… Read more...


BMI Bulletin Board: June

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From MusicWorld, posted 6.13.18. Workshops, conference, contest and festival opportunities for songwriters and composers. Read more...


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...


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