Displaying all articles tagged:

Songwriting

  1. vulture lists
    Rachel Bloom and the Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Songwriters on Their 9 Toughest SongsFrom “We Tapped That Ass” to “The Miracle of Birth,” CXG’s songwriting team breaks down their biggest challenges.
  2. music
    8 Songwriters on the Line Between Inspiration and Theft“You sing something and you’re like, I’m sure this exists. I’m stealing, right?”
  3. music
    Welcome to the Age of Pop ‘Plagiarism’In 2019, the question of if and how a song has been copied is an incredibly complicated one.
  4. songwriters hall of fame
    Missy Elliott Will Be the First Female Rapper in Songwriters Hall of FameAlso inducted: Yusuf/Cat Stevens and the author of “The Boy Is Mine.”
  5. songwriters hall of fame
    Mariah, Missy Elliott May Finally Get the Songwriting Recognition They DeserveMissy is the first-ever female rapper to be nominated.
  6. Was Michael Jackson a Plagiarist?“Michael stole a lot of stuff. He stole a lot of songs,” says Quincy Jones.
  7. chat room
    Charli XCX on New Mixtape and Why She’s Not Sure She’ll Release Another Album“Sometimes I wonder: Should I just not be an artist and be a songwriter?”
  8. pro tips
    Jack Antonoff on How to Write a Perfect Pop SongHe’s crafted hits for Taylor Swift, Lorde, and his band Bleachers. There is no formula. But he does have a few tips.
  9. surprise!
    Taylor Swift Wrote Little Big Town’s New SongNils Sjoberg strikes again.
  10. radio vulture
    It Doesn’t Matter Whether Bob Dylan Is a Songwriter or a PoetHe’s both at once, and the Nobel Prize prompts a useful conversation.