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I've written several articles on a variety of music subjects including technical articles on areas of music technology, to articles on the creative procsses involved in writing a song, or the write up of a guitar chord and scale translator which a friend of mine introduced me to 20 years ago

Adapted slightly, and expanded, but more or less the original. Recently I've been focusing on writing about lyrics and songwriting.

I'm trying to describe my own explorations into songwriting and explain my own approach to writing songs, both the good and the bad. Writing about this has helped clarify and improve my writing, but my own vanity hopes that someone somewhere might benefit from my ramblings!

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Commercial SongwritingCommerciality, Familiarity and Originality
Songwriting TipsLyrics – Function and Form
Midi Message FormatThe Midi Interface
CompressionEqualization / Equalisation (EQ)
Noise Gates and ExpandersReverb
Standard Filter TypesEQ Frequencies
Guitar Chord and Scale TranslatorImprove Your Lyrics Writing
Lyrics Critique for SongwritersGuidelines For Writing A Press Release