In an attempt to hack their creativity and artistic output, Brian Eno and Peter Schmidt created a deck of cards they called the Oblique Strategies. Whenever they came up against a creative dilemma--and especially while under a moment of pressure or … [Read more...]
Songwriting Challenges – Where Do I Begin?
One of the most common challenges I hear about songwriting is not knowing where to begin. With the lyrics? With the music? Or something completely different? It's a rather simple challenge to find a solution to, really. Start with a single note or … [Read more...]
Seed Your Creative Process With…
A Random Article from Wikipedia Brian Eno's Oblique Strategies A Random Word A Random Sentence A Random Paragraph A Random Web Site You have to put something into your mind to get something out. … [Read more...]
Here is my review of MasterWriter, a collection of writing tools for songwriters. First of all, I give MasterWriter two big thumbs up. It has been an invaluable songwriting tool for me since the day I bought just over a year ago. MasterWriter … [Read more...]