Song Writing – Arrangement Analysis Checklists

Today, some checklists based on the arrangement tips from last time. After you’ve written your song, ask yourself these questions.   What do the instruments do? How do they fit together? Do they change or stay the same? Are their parts simple or complex? Do the overall dynamics change?...


Song Writing – Arrangement

We’ve covered lyrics over the last 2 posts (and previously I gave a few brief top tips for song writing). Now it’s time to move onto arrangement proper. Melody I know it’s not part of arrangement, but it’s too important to ignore. Many songwriters take a lyric and a...