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Here we want to share any cool news about our song writing experience, and as well as the experiences of others in our songwriting community. If we come across a particular book, website, course or other tip that we find useful we will pass it along, and if you find any useful tidbits, please feel free to pass them along to us.

DMH Music News:

Music Tips and Tidbits

  • If you are a songwriter and you have not joined Global Songwriters Connection stop everything and check out their site and the tremendous opportunities they offer.
  • If you are a songwriter whose focus is on film, TV and advertising check out hitlicense.
  • If you are looking for opportunities and good advice on how to hone your songwriting skills, check out Man vs. Row offered by Brent Baxter, an accomplished pro songwriter in Nashville who shares his years of experience in a great blog.

Good Reads

  • Confessions of a Serial Songwriter, Shelly Peiken, 2016
  • Peter Guralnick’s book, Sam Phillips: The Man Who Invented Rock’n’Roll, 2015.
  • Carly Simon’s Memoir, Boys in the Trees, 2015
  • Steven Tyler’s Memoir, Does the Noise in My Head Bother You?, 2011
  • Mo’ Meta Blues: The World According to Questlove, by Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson and Ben Greenman, 2015
  • If you are planning a trip to Nashville don’t miss singer/songwriter Mason Douglas’ book, Now You Know Nashville. We had a chance to see Mason perform at the Listening Room during a visit to Nashville in December 2015 and he is awesome.
  • Click here to read what the Nashville music industry is doing to better understand why female artist have more of a struggle than male artists in country music.


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