Who Writes Taylor Swift Songs?

Taylor Swift is a talented singer, recording artist, and performer -- but is she really a songwriter? The answer may surprise you.

What is Royalty Free Music and What Does It Mean? A Simple Definition.

What is royalty free music and what does it mean? A Simple definition for composers, songwriters, and musicians interested in submitting music to royalty free music libraries.

The Avett Brothers' Vocal Microphone and Recording Chain: Studio Gear and Equipment

The Avett Brothers' Vocal Microphone and Recording Chain: Studio Gear and Equipment. A look at the mics, preamp, and compressor used by the Avett Brothers.

The Beach Boys' Vocal Microphone and Preamp

How to record like The Beach Boys! The Beach Boys vocal microphone and preamp.

Charlie Puth's Plugins, Keyboards, Synths and Sample Libraries Used On "Attention"

Charlie Puth’s plugins, keyboards, synths, software, and sample libraries used on “Attention” and his bass and drum sound. A list of recording hardware and software used in the recording studio to record and produce his hits.

5 Books By Songwriters From The Fifties

5 books by songwriters from the 50s! Great reading list for music fans, musicians, producers, and artists.

6 Books By Songwriters From The Sixties

6 books by songwriters from the sixties. From Brian Wilson to Paul Simon.

7 Books By Songwriters From the Seventies

7 books by songwriters from the seventies. From Art Garfunkel to John Denver.

7 Blues Guitarists Who Influenced Eric Clapton

7 Blues Guitarists Who Influenced Eric Clapton. From Chuck Berry to B.B. King and Muddy Waters.

Charlie Puth's Vocal Microphone And Recording Chain

Charlie Puth’s vocal microphone and recording chain - A list of studio gear and equipment - the audio interfaces, compressor, and preamp used by Charlie Puth in the recording studio to record his hits.

Every Songwriter Should Learn These Three Words...

The Songwriter’s Mantra: Three words every songwriter should know and memorize. A basic lesson on how to be a successful songwriter and recording artist.

An Interview with studio legend Carol Kaye (The Beach Boys, Phil Spector, Simon and Garfunkel)

Carol Kaye gives music career advice and talks about her bass and studio recording techniques with legends like The Beach Boys, Quincy Jones, and Simon and Garfunkel.

5 Cheap Audio Plugins For Mixing And Producing Retro Music

5 cheap audio plugins for making, mixing, and producing retro music.

5 Books Every Songwriter, Musician, and Band Should Read

5 Books Every Songwriter, Musician, and Band Should Read. Resources to help create, sell, and promote music. Learn how to get a music publishing deal and how to get your music in tv and film!