Song Chasers

A Premium Songwriting Mastery Course

Overview

This course is a full scale, complete look at the process of writing consistent, hit, commercial songs. Songwriting is a lifestyle; let's master it.

What's included?

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Contents

Welcome To The Course!
2 mins
Module 1: Course Introduction
Introduction: The Big Why
6 mins
The Reason For This Course
8 mins
Tools Not Rules
5 mins
Module 2: Inspiration & Mindset
Pros Are Fast And Write A Lot Of Songs
4 mins
It's All Subjective
3 mins
Your Calendar Will Tell Me If You're A Songwriter
9 mins
The Songwriting Lifestyle: You Are What You Eat
6 mins
Their Story, Your Song
3 mins
Writer's Block Is A Choice
7 mins
Module 3: Ideas For Starting
7 Ways To Start A Song
17 mins
The Hook
7 mins
Starting Lyrics
4 mins
Collect 3 Things
5 mins
Don't Doubt What You Initially Thought
1 min
Object Writing
5 mins
Steal Like An Artist
3 mins
6 Minute Songwriter Workout
6 mins
Topics That Always Work
9 mins
Last Piece Of Advice For Starting
1 min
Module 4: Melody Mastery
Before We Dive Into Melody
1 min
What Is Melody?
5 mins
How I Write Melodies
14 mins
Building Loops To Write To
13 mins
How To Analyze A Hit Song Melody
7 mins
Analyzing 4 Songs
2 mins
Katy Perry — "ET"
23 mins
Cory Asbury — "Reckless Love"
16 mins
High Valley — "Dear Life"
14 mins
Foo Fighters— "The Pretender"
16 mins
Wrapping Up The Song Analysis
3 mins
Melodic S.O.S.
8 mins
Creating Contrast In Melody
22 mins
Rhythmic Melody
4 mins
Non-Verbal Melody
4 mins
Final Thoughts On Melody
1 min
Module 5: Lyric Mastery
The Importance of the Title
7 mins
Song Compass
10 mins
Understanding Stressed Syllables
4 mins
Rhyme Like a Pro
10 mins
Rhyme Scheme
8 mins
Rhyming Resources
8 mins
Meter Mastery
4 mins
Evens, Odds, and Traffic Cops
4 mins
Metaphor and Simile
17 mins
Perspectives and Tenses
9 mins
Repetition
5 mins
Start With A Plan
9 mins
The Chorus
9 mins
The Verse
6 mins
Verse and Chorus Relationship
6 mins
Contrasts
5 mins
Solving the Verse 2 Problem
3 mins
Other Structural Elements
13 mins
Power Positions
4 mins
Universal Does Not Mean Generic
5 mins
Big Message Songs
5 mins
Don't Be Cliche
8 mins
Module 6: Developing The Whole Song
What Is A Complete Song
1 min
Prosody
9 mins
Song Structures
4 mins
Abandon The Structure
5 mins
Singable Pitfalls
4 mins
How Do You Know When You're Finished
9 mins
The Demo
6 mins
Emotional Impact
3 mins
Module 7: Art Of Cowriting
How To Find Cowriters If You Don't Know Any
10 mins
Even Splits
4 mins
How To Use Google Docs
6 mins
What To Bring To The Session
6 mins
Cowriting Code Of Conduct
9 mins
Module 8: Production with X O'Connor
Let's Make Music
3 mins
Tools of the Trade
6 mins
Setting Up Logic Pro X
7 mins
Recording MIDI
7 mins
Recording Direct Input
7 mins
Recording A Microphone
8 mins
Creative Starting Places
18 mins
Cleaning Up Your Audio
9 mins
Establishing Tempo and Key
5 mins
Building The Groove and Chord Changes
14 mins
Loops and Samples
13 mins
Arrangement
14 mins
Logic Drummer
4 mins
Building The Bridge
9 mins
Bringing On The Guitars
9 mins
Creating Transitions
7 mins
Recording Vocals
17 mins
Tuning Vocals In Logic Pro
9 mins
Setting Up The Mix
24 mins
Mixing Drums
13 mins
Mixing Instrumentation
12 mins
Mixing Vocals
17 mins
Bouncing
7 mins
Moving Forward with Music Production
3 mins
Module 9: Publishing with Stacey Willbur
Once A Song Is Finished
19 mins
What Is A Publisher?
14 mins
Organization and Copyrights
5 mins
Am I Ready?
20 mins
Expectations
10 mins
Module 10: Genre Songwriting Tips
CCM - Bart Millard
6 mins
CCM - Ryan Stevenson
2 mins
CCM - Wally
9 mins
Country - Cary Barlowe
6 mins
Country - Jesse Frasure
16 mins
Country - Shane McAnally
13 mins
Pop - Dave Barnes
8 mins
Pop - Plumb
4 mins
Pop - tobyMac
5 mins
Rap - Tedashii
5 mins
Rock - As We Ascend
17 mins
Rock - Jen Ledger
4 mins
Rock - John Cooper
7 mins
Worship - Henry Seeley
6 mins
Worship - Mark Hall
7 mins
Worship - Matt Redman
12 mins
Module 11: Closing
Defining Success
2 mins
Staying Inspired
2 mins
The Realities of Being A Songwriter
3 mins
Songwriting Contract
4 mins

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