There are two kinds of songwriters in this world: those that THINK they're songwriters, and those that actually are. And, out of the ones that actually are, there are amateurs and there are professionals. The Songwriter's Matrix is the professional songwriter's guide to the best songwriting books, magazines, web sites, and software that are currently available.
This eBook lists over 240 of the best resources for songwriters of all levels; beginners, intermediate, and advanced, and offers instant access to these resources. THE CHAPTERS INCLUDE: Songwriting Books Dictionaries Lyrics and Lyric Writing Poetry and Creative Writing Music Theory, Harmony, and Melody Songwriting and Music History Producing and Recording The Music Business Personal Development Magazines Web Sites Software and Other Media The author has been an extremely successful songwriter for over 40 years and has amassed an incredible library of music resources that he uses to write for today's market, and to teach songwriting. His book is a bibliography or catalog of only the best of what's out there, with each entry reviewed by the author. If you are a songwriter and want to move to the next level of your craft, this book is exactly what you're looking for. Why waste time and money on inferior songwriting books, software, magazines and web sites that have nothing to do with the level of learning you need or want? The Songwriter's Matrix makes building your songwriting toolkit easy. The resources listed are quality publications and other types of media, and cover EVERYTHING you will need to become a pro at your craft and business. AUTHORS OF REVIEWED BOOKS INCLUDE: Pat Pattison Graham Nash Steven Pressfield Sheila Davis Jimmy Webb Paul Simon Bernie Taupin Sting Ira Gershwin Cole Porter William Russo Jai Josefs... AND MANY OTHERS SUBJECTS INCLUDE: Writing popular lyrics Lyric and rhyme management Music theory Effective melody construction and song forms, The ins and outs of the music business The history of songwriting and recording How your music can make you money Copyrighting and publishing The creative process Writer's block Time management and procrastination... AND MUCH MORE Using the best web sites and media for songwriters, discover: analysis of the current hits, essential organizations that will improve your craft and business sense, where to listen to the hits before they are released to radio, how to come up with new songwriting ideas and titles, the absolute best software tool for writing lyrics--complete with rhyming dictionaries, phrase-finders, and a ton of other devices, how to record and release your music right from your computer, how to get the A&R people to listen to your new songs, and a hundred other great resources. If you're a novice who wants to be a good songwriter, if you're an intermediate or advanced writer who wants to improve their craft or learn more about the business, or if you're a professional looking to put new life into your work, start here to access the best tools with The Songwriter's Matrix.