Do you ever feel like you’ve got great songs locked up inside you with no way to get them out? Are you missing key songwriting skills and wondering how to get your songs out there? Maybe it’s time you considered these 10 benefits of coaching & mentorship for songwriting success.
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“My entire theology is a Man, it’s Jesus,” says Mike Weaver, frontman of Christian music’s powerhouse band Big Daddy Weave. “I’m telling you, He is with you and He’s with you in the most real way.” With robust faith and authenticity, Weaver shares through this warm and often funny episode
Songwriting Ideas Where do great song ideas come from? Are they crouching behind bushes just out of sight like crafty little leprechauns or hidden under rocks like salamanders waiting for you to turn them over to discover them buried there? Actually, neither is the case. While it may seem like
In case you haven’t noticed, coaching is all the rage. Back in the old days, “coaches” were often characterized as those geeky Mr. Something-or-Others, nondescript middle school gym teachers sporting white pocket protectors who had to teach shop or Intro to Geology to justify their existence on campus. But all
By now, many are growing numb to the constant barrage of news around the tragic outbreak of Covid-19. The realities of the disruption of our routines and the sudden sequestering we’re now in are compounded by the uncertainty of just how long this could drag on. David’s own words in
Are song critiques really that helpful? What is a song critique, who does them, and what’s the takeaway for you as a worship songwriter? Should you be getting your songs critiqued? NCS hopes to answer these questions and more as they demonstrate what professional song critique is all about with
Ever feel like you’re being too hard on yourself? Afraid to show your songs to anyone because of the possibility they won’t like them? Do you hear yourself saying things like, “I’m really hard on myself,” or, “I’m always my own worst critic?” Well, great news! Here are three ways
Centricity Music’s Founder and A&R Director, John Mays, to host Song Revolution Workshop dinner March 26th
Mike Harland, long-time songwriter and Director of Lifeway Worship will be returning as a clinician to the Song Revolution Workshop for March 2020. Harland, known for his charm and affable personality, is one of the Christian music business’ treasures and chief connectors. Host of many Lifeway and other organizational functions
Great songwriting is all about mindset. Yes, we need talent, skills, and a great reason to write, but how we think about songwriting, or anything else in life, is what drives the results we get from our efforts. If we think songwriting is arduous and difficult, then such it is.