What’s Going On with Hit-Song “Writing Sessions”
Does a writer need to “sell-out” to write a hit song today? Multi-platinum writers Clay Mills and Marty Dodson share their personal insights on the debate. THIS MONTH ONLY – $5 for Charity = 30 days of SongTown Membership! We are offering a 30-day all access membership to SongTown for just $5, with every penny…Read More
What Every Songwriter Can Learn From The Ed Sheeran Lawsuit
Clay & Marty discuss the Ed Sheeran “Thinking Out Loud” court victory and what songwriters should learn from it. Clay & Marty’s 10-day video series: This video series will help you level-up your songs and finish them faster. CLICK HERE to begin! SongTown Press Books: Mastering Melody Writing : Check It Out The Songwriter’s Guide To Mastering Co-Writing…Read More
Oh No! Co-writer Signs Away Our Publishing Rights!
Hit writers Clay Mills & Marty Dodson answer a shocking email from the SongTown Mailbag. Know your rights as a songwriter and find out if your collaborator can sign away your publishing! Then, learn what to do to fix it. Clay & Marty’s 10-day video series: This video series will help you level-up your songs…Read More
Nightmare Songwriting Sessions: Avoid These Toxic Co-Writer Traits! 🔥
Clay Mills and Marty Dodson, share some funny co-writing nightmares they’ve stepped into over the years and reveal their list of top toxic co-writer traits to avoid at all costs! Clay & Marty’s 10-day video series: This video series will help you level-up your songs and finish them faster. CLICK HERE to begin! SongTown Press Books: Mastering…Read More
What’s Going On With the Song Structures in Today’s Music?
It’s like the Wild West in song structure right now on the top 10 Pop Charts. What’s going on? Is it a fad or here to stay? Clay and Marty give their take on how we got here. Clay & Marty’s 10-day video series: This video series will help you level-up your songs and finish…Read More
Top 4 Toxic Songwriter Traits
In this episode Marty and Clay talk about some CRAZY co-writing experiences they’ve had and share their top 4 Toxic Songwriter Traits. Don’t be that writer! Clay & Marty’s 10-day video series: This video series will help you level-up your songs and finish them faster. CLICK HERE to begin! SongTown Press Books: Mastering Melody Writing : Check It…Read More
3 Quick Fixes That Will Take Your Songwriting to the Next Level!
Songs can sound great on first listen, but they often have easy-to-miss flaws that can keep them from succeeding… In this episode, hitmakers Clay Mills and Marty Dodson, share tips on how to fix common songwriting mistakes and elevate your songs quickly. Learn how to avoid getting stuck on a second verse, resolve pronoun and…Read More
The Best Songwriting Advice No One Ever Tells You
The internet is full of “Gurus” trying to sell you sexy theory and programs on how to write “hit songs.” Clay Mills & Marty Dodson give you straight talk, from real pros, on what’s really important to focus on while writing a great song. And it’s probably not what you think! Clay & Marty’s 10-day…Read More
Songwriters – What You Don’t Know Could Cost You Big
Are you a songwriter trying to navigate the unpredictable waters of the music industry? With an influx of new indie labels and artists, it can feel like the Wild West out there. Unfortunately, many of these new players lack the knowledge and experience to make informed decisions, often costing songwriters time and money. Hit writers…Read More
No More Songwriter Excuses: It’s Never Too Late To Change Your Life!
It’s never too late to start writing or to level up your approach to songwriting! Join multi-hit songwriters, Clay Mills & Marty Dodson, as they tackle the common problem of “excuse-itis” in the music industry. With playful banter and insightful discussions, they’ll share the pro mindset for overcoming common songwriter excuses and offer practical tips…Read More