Is there anything more relatable for a songwriter than another songwriter writing about songwriting? Phil Elverum accomplishes this to devastating effect on the latest Mount Eerie album.
Josh Ritter says there is a time to write a song, and a time when you definitely should not write a song.
I recently spent seven days at Spirit Radio Studio in East Nashville recording an EP. And let me tell you, I learned a lot.
As a songwriter, my job is to pack three minutes with as much imagery as I can, both lyrically and musically.
As studios and recording software become less expensive and easier to use, the tools are increasingly finding their ways into the creative songwriting process.
Mark Simos is a songwriter, educator, and author, who has written for Alison Krauss, Ricky Skaggs, Del McCoury, Laurie Lewis, Jimmy Barnes, and so many others.