André “Dédé” Fortin was an important figure in Québec music until his death in 2000. Here is a tribute to his talent and impact on people who know his music.
Posts by A-J Charron:
A lesson on songwriting and spontaneity. When you are being spontaneous your thoughts come out in a way that you couldn’t get out by over thinking them.
Let’s analyze some of the characteristics that make an artist. Understanding where many songwriters are coming from can help us create better music.
Here’s a great primer for anyone intent on making it in the music business. With the right amount of the right sort of attitude you might achieve those dreams.
Now that you’ve already written a few songs, let’s take a closer look at inspiration. We’ll try and come up with some ways to make finding song ideas easier.
Copywriting songs that you have written is a very important step. This article covers the whys and hows of protecting your work.
Here is a great beginner exercise you can use to write a song. You’ll need a guitar, a pen and paper and before you know it you’ll have written your first song.
This beginner article on songwriting covers topics such as inspiration, tools of the trade, words or music first, what to write about and much more.