How To Write Songs For Sync Licensing

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In today’s ever changing music landscape, writing music for sync has become an important marketplace for songs and songwriters. Knowing how to write songs for sync will not only supplement a writer’s income but it also has the potential to launch a recording artist from obscurity to stardom. More music content is being consumed now…

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Natalie Taylor – Building Your Brand On TikTok / Finding The Heart Of A Song

Write better songs faster! Clay & Marty’s 10-day video series will help you level-up your songs and finish them faster. CLICK HERE  Marty talks with TikTok Country Superstar Natalie Taylor from the band Taylor Red. Natalie shares tips and tricks to help you succeed on the TikTok platform as well as Instagram. Plus Clay shares a…

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Getting Feedback Before Demoing a Song

Clay Mills is a multiple #1 Songs, Grammy Nominated Songwriter writing songs for artists such as Darius Rucker, Lady A, Little Big Town and many others! Marty Dodson is a 10 Time #1 Hit Song Songwriter with nearly 10,000 songs written. Marty has written songs for artists such as Kenny Chesney, Billy Currington, Carrie Underwood…

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What Is The Role Of A Publisher?

John Ozier has been responsible for over 30 #1’s as an A&R executive, a publisher, and as a songwriter. John is a hit songwriter with cuts by Lee Brice, Tyler Farr, Kid Rock, Kellie Pickler, Charlie Worsham, Josh Thompson, American Young, Air Supply and others. He co-wrote Lee Brice’s multi-week No. 1 and multi-platinum single,…

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How Do Songwriters Get Paid?

Marty Dodson is a 10 Time #1 Hit Song Songwriter with nearly 10,000 songs written. Marty has written songs for artists such as Kenny Chesney, Billy Currington, Carrie Underwood and many others! In this episode Marty talks about how songwriters get paid and the steps you should take once you produce a income producing song.

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It’s Never Too Late When It Comes To Your Songwriting Dreams

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I believe that it’s never too late to be what you might have been and to chase your songwriting dreams. In my case, I was in my mid-thirties when I started trying to write professionally. I got a much later start than some others who pursued their songwriting passion right out of high school. But,…

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Record Killer Vocals: Microphone Choices

Simon Reid is a songwriter, producer, mixing/mastering engineer, and session musician based in Nashville, TN. With over 18 years’ experience, Simon has produced remixes of multi-platinum and award-winning country artist Sara Evans, co-wrote ‘Angry Butterfly’ with Kalie Shorr and Fred Wilhelm), ‘How The Car’s Running’ with The Voice Season 9 runner-up Emily Ann Roberts and…

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Do Songwriters & Artists Need A Publisher?

Do songwriters need a publisher? This is a question that I get all the time. Like most things in life, there is not a one-size-fits-all answer to the question. In general, I explain it to people this way.  It’s very similar to the way I would answer the question “Do I really need a mechanic to…

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What NOT To Do When Meeting With Industry Pros

John Ozier has been responsible for over 30 #1’s as an A&R executive, a publisher, and as a songwriter. John is a hit songwriter with cuts by Lee Brice, Tyler Farr, Kid Rock, Kellie Pickler, Charlie Worsham, Josh Thompson, American Young, Air Supply and others. He co-wrote Lee Brice’s multi-week No. 1 and multi-platinum single,…

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Check Out Producer Andrew Petroff’s Home Studio!

Andrew Petroff is a multi-genre producer, songwriter, and musician. Recent work includes songs with Sheryl Crow, Phillip Larue, Devon Gilfillian, David Nail, Sierra Hull, Savannah Conley, and Charli Adams. Andrew’s work can also be heard on placements from Apple, HBO, Grey’s Anatomy, The Black List, How to Get Away With Murder, Fox Sports, Nashville, MTV,…

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