Month: May 2017

Top 10 Underrated Guitar Brands of 2017

Some of these guitars happen to be cheaper than their industry-leading counterparts, although you will find some high-end custom manufacturers in the list too so we have given each brand two separate ratings. The first rating is for average cost and it will be: RED for Extremely Expensive (anything over £1500) ORANGE for Expensive (around the £1000 – £1500 mark) YELLOW for Affordable (around the £500 – £1000 mark) GREEN for Extremely Affordable (anything under £500) The second rating will be our final judgement and will be rated using stars: 1 ☆ (lowest) 10 ☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆ (highest) So here it is,...

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The Inspiration Needed For Instrumentalists To Start Songwriting

Originally, I wanted to call this “Why Do People Write Songs?”. There are so many reasons for people to write music and “inspiration” will always play a part. For this reason, I decided to go with “The Inspiration… blah blah blah”. It may seem like a simple question but I wanted to explore. I wanted to find out exactly why it is that people actually write songs and not just play instruments. Playing Instruments is fun, isn’t it. You can spend countless hours, unavailable to the rest of the world, playing your instrument of choice. That much is clear. Then,...

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Asking Band Members For Help With The Songwriting Process

Are you struggling to find some assistance when it comes to writing the songs for your band? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. I’ll make the assumption that most, if not all of you, are songwriters. If you’ve ever felt the disheartening pressure of being the sole songwriter for a band, you’ll know just how difficult the task can be. If it’s still going on now and you’re becoming fairly sickened by the responsibility, don’t worry, you’ve come to the right place. Share your story in the comments, you may find someone who is in exactly the same position as you. Trust us, even...

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How Much Can A Songwriter Earn?

Have you ever wondered how much you could actually earn as a songwriter? Can you earn a liveable income from writing music? Let’s go through it!  When you consider someone who writes songs for the pop-culture icons of today, you may believe that they’re a league above everybody else as a songwriter. This is not the case. They have merely analysed that branch of the songwriting industry and completely committed their careers to it, like anybody else would do in any other jobs! If you put your mind to it and dig deep, you could certainly achieve this role in the industry,...

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