Does Songwriting Have An Expiration Date?

 

Does Songwriting have an expiration date? 

I might just as well ask if songwriters have an expiration date. I coach songwriters all over the world, of all levels and all ages. I’m seeing a surge of writers…

Songwriting: One Word Says It All

 

I like digging around in that toolbox when I’m either bored with my approach to writing or  just plain stuck. Some tools are great for challenging you and here’s one that's so simple it’s easy to overthink it. 

5 DAYS FROM " THE DAILY SONG JOURNAL"

 

I’m pretty excited to share a few days from my new book “ The Daily Song Journal” with you for this blog. I decided to choose 5 random days which is keeping with the spirit of the book…

Wellness and Self-care: tips for musicians

Posted by Melanie Kealey on Oct 29, 2020 in: Music Career Advice Bandzoogle Blog


As a fully remote company made up of musicians, the topic of self-care often comes up around the virtual watercooler here at Bandzoogle. We…

15 Ways to Promote Your Music Online

 

With so many ways to promote your music online — and only so many hours in the day — how do you decide which platforms are worth your time and energy? 

If you try to promote your…

Songwriting in Silence

 

As I write this month’s blog we’re still in the midst of a worldwide pandemic. It’s easy to find the things that have altered your everyday life. How about your songwriting existence? 

Playing your songs live? Not…

Is Music Truly Color Blind?

Today feels like a turning point for America and the world. The protests since the  killing of George Floyd have galvanized a huge part of our country to seek change. It’s also caused us all to look in the…

Hope Is Alive !!!

 

I have a very smart songwriting friend who has been a firehose of wisdom over the years. When we first met I was writing mainly alone and sometimes the lyrics I would share were full of the anguish…