Friday Afternoon Songwriting Club (FASC)

A dynamic community designed to help you write better songs today.

I can’t believe it. For so long, so many of us musicians, songwriters, producers, recording artists, mixers, and left-brained music makers have struggled with the computer-based technology known as a Digital Audio Workstation, or DAW.

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How are you faring amidst the capitalistic onslaught of the season?

Let’s pause a moment together and engage our creativity and compassion, shall we?

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I sometimes find it challenging at this time of the year to keep a sacred space open in my inner landscape for true connection to music.

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A disciple asked Sri Ramana Maharshi, “How can I control the mind?”

Ramana responded, “There is no mind to control if the Self is realized. The Self shines forth when the mind vanishes.

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Want a fresh perspective in your creative practice today?

Yeah, me too!

Listen, I know that there are as many different ways to write music as there are musicians, so it might very well be that what I’m about to suggest is exactly how you already work. If so, please forgive me.

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What did you discover about song titles?
The meta-observation I want to make is that you already know how to make song titles that are interesting to you because you’ve been listening to music all your life and noticing the titles and you’re a curious sort of creator who has found their way to this newsletter.

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If you’re going it alone in your creative journey and you’re completely fulfilled and you’re achieving all your goals, then please email me back so all of us at golden lotus studio can follow you on Insta and Spotify and celebrate your success. Huzzah!

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If you’re going it alone in your creative journey and you’re completely fulfilled and you’re achieving all your goals, then please email me back so all of us at golden lotus studio can follow you on Insta and Spotify and celebrate your success. Huzzah!

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When I was a young man studying Zen meditation, I got the chance to study with the outstanding Roshi Gerry Shishin Wick at Great Mountain Zen Center in Colorado. He gave me much great instruction, but there was a moment I will never forget.

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