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6 Ways You Can Find Melodic Ideas Everywhere Around You | All About Songwriting
I'm a great believer that songwriting ideas are everywhere and all you need to do is to allow yourself to tap into the void and somehow, let the songwriting ideas come to you. These sentiments are echoed in Erin McAnnally's wonderful article titled 6 Songwriting Tips for Finding Melodies in the Space Around You which appeared recently in the songwriting blog SongFancy. In the article she writes... There are melodies all around us, even in the silence we may be lucky enough to experience once in a while.It is up to us to harvest them, to memorialize them and to put them to use. The world and the mind itself can be sources of constant inspiration and provide fruitful and nearly constant ideas if we allow ourselves to listen and create. Erin then goes on to list the 6 ways that you can find songwriting ideas everywhere around you. Without going into too much detail, they are... Listen to yourself Listen to the world Meditate on a looped track Doodle on your instrument Let words