Avril Lavigne Talks Songwriting, Shyness | Cambio Interview



Avril Lavigne gives the lowdown on why she prefers a mix of songwriting and performing, how she overcomes her shyness and more in this sit down interview.

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Berklee College of Music Guitar and Songwriting Audition



This was my audition for Berklee Collage of Music in Boston for guitar and songwriting. Both are original tunes. If you have any questions about the audition, please feel free to ask it in the comments below and I will get back to you as soon as I can! Thank you for watching! read more

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SONGWRITING IN RAMSGATE



First songwriting session with Jennie Bellestar Matthias – Duncan Mackay – Matt Smyth – Matt’s studio in Ramsgate Jan 2016 – too much fun

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Learn Fundamental Songwriting Techniques from Oasis’ “Wonderwall”



Oasis “Wonderwall” is a very simple and straight forward song, and thus an excellent example for mining songwriting fundamentals for songwriters early in their development. Really, it’s not necessary to incorporate fancy moves like key and tempo changes for a song to be impactful. Let’s look at the basics evident in this song, and how well they pull those off. read more

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Simple Songwriting with EZKeys by Toontrack



Want to write your own trance melodies or deep house chord structures and you don’t know how to play piano or own a midi keyboard? Then let EZKeys do it for you with clicks of the mouse. Or if you already program your melodies with your mouse, then you may find EZKeys is a quicker way of getting that perfect melody right from the start. read more

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Arthur Sullivan’s Songwriting Technique – David Owen Norris



As the musical half of the great Gilbert and Sullivan operetta-writing partnership, Sir Arthur Sullivan was behind some of the most memorable songs in English, but what were his secrets?
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HOW TO WRITE A SONG: Tip #1 Start With a Title



Songwriting 101 with Robin Frederick: Watch these step-by-step videos and learn how to write memorable songs that listeners will love. Use your song title as your guide, then develop your lyric and melody. The videos are based on my songwriting books and eBooks. Check them out at Amazon.com http://www.amazon.com/Robin-Frederick/e/B002BOC46Q/ read more

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Alan Hull on songwriting



Lindisfarne’s Alan Hull discusses songwriting in 1983, along with footage of his solo band recording his then-current solo album, ‘On the Other Side’, at Lynx Studios, Newcastle upon Tyne. Features Frank Gibbon on bass and Paul Smith on drums.

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Pop Piano Songwriting Loops Vol 2 midi toontrack ezkeys



Pop Piano Songwriting Loops, 18 songs in today’s pop styles. 2223 loops. Midi & Toontrack EZKeys, WAV, Aiff Free demo. 100% royalty-free.

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New Orleans Blues Piano and Songwriting Technique with Jon Cleary



In this clip from www.artistshousemusic.org – Blues pianist and songwriter Jon Cleary delivers a seminar in the history and tradition of the New Orleans blues piano style to an audience at Loyola University, New Orleans. He discusses major figures like James Booker, Professor Longhair and Jelly Roll Morton, and places their work in the larger context of the musical traditions of the Caribbean rim. He also shares his thoughts on songwriting technique, on managing your copyrights, and on collaborating in the studio with “name” artists.

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