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Shortcuts To Hit Songwriting

Shortcuts To Hit Songwriting

by Robin FrederickRobin Frederick


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Here are 126 Shortcuts that will take your songs from good to great! Discover the melody and lyric writing techniques of today's top songwriters and learn how you can use the very same secrets to give your songs the power and edge that will make listeners want to hear them over and over again. You'll learn... 38 proven strategies for creating powerful, unforgettable lyrics, 30 simple ways to make your melody fresh, exciting, and memorable, how to use hit songs as "ghost songs" to get quick results.

Plus, there are 58 more Shortcuts to help you lay the groundwork, pick the perfect structure, and choose the chords that will give your songs even more hit potential. And there are more than 100 "Do It Now" exercises to get you started right away! "For people serious about writing great songs, it's got it all!" -- Kara DioGuardi, BMI "Songwriter of the Year," American Idol judge.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780982004005
Publisher: Taxi Music Books MicroMini Media Inc.
Publication date: 04/17/2009
Pages: 292
Sales rank: 504,215
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Robin Frederick is the author of five top-selling songwriting books, including "Shortcuts to Hit Songwriting" and "Shortcuts to Songwriting for Film & TV." She has shared her knowledge of songwriting with millions around the world through her popular songwriting websites and "Songwriting 101" video series on YouTube.

Robin has written and produced hundreds of songs for television, records, theater, and audio products. She is a former Director of A&R for Rhino Records and executive producer of over 60 albums. As an in-demand panelist and lecturer, Robin has given workshops at Musicians Institute, UCLA, USC, and more. She has mentored dozens of top music industry veterans, helping them communicate their knowledge of music and the music business to aspiring songwriters and recording artists.

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