Why Stuart Adamson was the greatest songwriter (and rare live video “Shattered Cross”)

“He had a heart as big as a mountain and he was a real romantic soul Adamson wrote the songs that U2 wished they could write.” This is what The Edge, guitarist for U2, said at the funeral for Stuart Adamson. And truer words were never spoke. Adamson wrote the songs that everyone wished they […]

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Singer Songwriter Performance Tips : Stage Presence Tips: Story Exercise

Okay Johnny. Johnny just performed an awesome song and a song that’s called “Don’t Leave.” And we talked about the song, the song was a very up tempo song. And so now I’m talking to him about how he can sell this song to the audience, where people will go afterwards and say dude, where […]

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Songwriting Tips & Techniques : How To Avoid Plagiarism In Music

Hi, this is David Jackel on behalf of Expert Village and I’m going to talk to you about avoiding plagiarism. Now every songwriters greatest fear, even greater than writers block is subconscious plagiarism. If you have any creditability you’re going to make sure you don’t consciously rip off anybodys song. But in the back of […]

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