Songwriting

I’m always interested in new collaborative techniques. Here’s an NPR story on the band/project Telephono. One musician starts with an idea. But, in this case, instead of real collaboration, when musician number two gets the song, musician #1 is done [...]

Tweedy on songwriting.

Want to write songs? Just like Wilco? Listen to Jeff Tweedy talk about songwriting and more (his band and songwriting). http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=19271953 [...]

Writing a song is like…

playing one hole of golf that’s 2000 yards long…maybe. Really, it’s like hitting a golf ball around a course that’s 2000 yards long and 2000 yards wide…the only catch is that you’re not quite sure where the hole is…you just keep hitting the crazy thing [...]