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How To Deal With Writer’s Block For Songwriters

By JP Ruggieri / March 22, 2018 / 0 Comments

To most of us, songwriting can seem like a fragile art. There are times when ideas surge and the unforgiving force of a song is relentless.  But once that tide ebbs, we’re left with nothing but a mind filled with panic. In these troubling times, I too have searched the internet for answers.  My efforts…

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How to Easily Develop a Writing or Practice Routine

By Chris Jacobie / November 27, 2017 / 0 Comments

A few weeks ago, I asked an aspiring singer-songwriter what her biggest challenge is. Her response was one I’ve heard from every musician I know at some point: I just don’t have time to practice or write songs. My plan is to get out of town for 3 months next year and hunker down to…

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The 3 Secrets To Learning Any Instrument In Record Time

By Chris Jacobie / November 20, 2017 / 0 Comments

…even if you don’t have a ton of time to practice If you want to learn a new instrument or take your current instrument up a notch you’ve come to the right place. In this post, I’m going to share with you how I went from struggling to hold a drumstick to competence in only…

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The 10 Book That Changed My Musical Life

By Chris Jacobie / November 13, 2017 / 0 Comments

  A few months ago, JP Ruggieri and I were enjoying a pint of Guinness in an English pub and talking music… During the conversation, we got to talking about books that changed our musical lives. I want to share them with you. I judge a book’s success if a year later I’m still using…

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