Month: October 2017

Songwriting Tips from Journey’s Jonathan Cain

Jonathan Cain of Journey (Photo credit Michael Cairns) The piano intro of Journey’s mega-hit Don’t Stop Believin’, co-written and performed by Jonathan Cain, stands as one of the most iconic musical motifs in all of rock ‘n roll history. Cain’s own journey through over 40 years of music to date is

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The Prophetic Journey of Journey’s Jonathan Cain

The piano intro of Journey’s mega-hit Don’t Stop Believin’, written and performed by Jonathan Cain, stands as one of the most iconic musical motifs in all of rock ‘n roll history. Cain’s own journey through over 40 years of music to date is epic, too, having written monster hits like “Faithfully,”

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From Laid Off to New Music Artist… Meet Terrance McCoy

So, how does one go from being laid off and barely scraping by to a new high-quality EP release? In this episode, NCS songwriter, Terrance McCoy gets real about sleeping on a blow-up mattress in a house he was painting to becoming a brand new music artist releasing his first

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Make Your Mark on Music by the Power of Originality (PART 3)

Many aspiring songwriters wonder why their songs aren’t having the impact they desire. Is this you? After all, you’ve felt the inspiration of the Holy Spirit to write down your thoughts, feelings, and passionate worship for God. Why isn’t anyone listening and how can you step up to really fulfill

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