A-J Charron

Between 2000 to 2005 A-J wrote over 300 articles and reviews for Guitar Noise. Many of them have been translated into other languages. A-J is a singer and songwriter from Montréal, Québec. In 2005, A-J left to begin his own music media website.

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  1. Christelle
    August 11th, 2012 @ 9:37 am

    I am too ambitious to tell you the truth and somehow, I am thinking that maybe I am part of “those” people who are not good enough in this area. However, I’m not stopping…yet. I am currently learning the guitar with my friend and I pretty much don’t play it well yet, okay? Hahaha, I can do it, I know. Anyway, I don’t have a melody yet on the songs I’ve written and I am not sure if it’s good that way. I’ll work that part out as soon as I think I’m better at the instruments themselves. I included the link of the blog where I am writing some songs. (It’s so immature, really, but they are the absolute truth and I’ve written them usually right after the thought or the feeling, something. I hope you get me.) I don’t really know why I’m writing this now, makes no sense. I just want to let you know, I’ve gotten a lot of learnings from this post of yours. Thanks! :)

  2. Chris
    December 27th, 2012 @ 8:28 pm

    This is a great article. I should warn you, though, that the mailing-yourself-a-letter copyright, which I’ve seen referred to as a “poor man’s copyright,” doesn’t appear to be very effective in protecting your intellectual property. You may wish to search the web for “poor man’s copyright” for more info on this.

  3. Anthony
    June 30th, 2014 @ 2:16 am

    Thanks for a great article. Read every word.

  4. 300bpm
    January 23rd, 2016 @ 9:47 am

    “This article will be about writing from the heart, rather than from the checkbook.”

    It never occurred to you that someone who writes a song for a pop artist actually IS writing from the heart, and IS writing something that they believe in?

    Goodbye Yellow Brick Road was a pop hit that made scads of money. You’re gonna tell me that Goodbye Yellow Brick Road is formulaic crap?

    Anyone interested in the actual CRAFT of songwriting needs to go somewhere else. This guy is full of himself – and full of s__t.

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