For years I have heard the phrase “Poor Man’s Copyright” thrown around in songwriting circles. The term is often brought up as a cheap alternative to an official $35 or $55 … Continue reading
Author: Clay Mills
Is it crazy to chase your music dreams?
I remember announcing to all my friends one day that I was moving to Nashville, TN to follow my songwriting dream. It never occurred to me that it might sound … Continue reading
Recording at home: Taking a song from demo to #1
[This article originally appeared on SongTown.] People often ask me if they have to do full-production demos to present songs to publishers or major artist. I do a fair amount … Continue reading
The 9-minute songwriter workout
These three songwriting exercises are designed to get you into the flow of writing without thinking. Your best ideas come from your subconscious—and, you can tap into this with regular … Continue reading