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Songwriting Process

Keep The Process Weird

If you’ve read a handful of our blog posts or attended a few gls classes, you’ve probably already heard me talk on the topic of “keeping the process weird.” But if you haven’t, I want to share one of my favorite quotes on the subject from one of my personal heroes:

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on turning toward
Songwriting Process

on turning toward

Now is a time unlike any other in our lifetimes. The time is extreme and it’s hard and there is so much pain. And it is vibrating with potential.

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write a crappy song
Songwriting Process

why you should write a crappy song

And then a little whisper would come into my ear reminding me how much I loved music and that I had a hunch that there was some kind of a higher purpose

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surprise wisdom
Songwriting Process

surprise wisdom

Sometimes, we surprise ourselves. And if you’re in the Song Club, you know that I do most of the exercises along with the participants, and one of my own answers to

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Songwriting Tips in Unlikely Places
Songwriting Process

Songwriting Tips in Unlikely Places

I’ll start by confessing that since I’ve been in much closer quarters to my 8 year old given the closing of schools, I’ve been listening to a lot more of the music that she likes.

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Songwriting Process

A Clarity…That Happened.

What does community mean to me now, here? And what sorts of interactions, especially around my creativity am I wanting right now? So let’s say that I was a musician

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Structure and Porpoise...you'll see.
Songwriting Process

Structure and Porpoise…you’ll see.

If I had a dime for every time in the last 2 months that I’ve used the phrase “emotional roller coaster,” I would be able to fund the prosperous return of the Lion King to Broadway.

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