"Hi Jonah! I'm a teaching artist here on the site. This is a fantastic question and there are so many ways to go about it! One thing that works for me is choosing a phrase, maybe from the chorus, and then singing it off the top of my head into…"
"Thanks both of you for the advice I'm gonna try some chords on the banjo tomorrow and see what i can do. I might put the lyrics to the song up tomorrow also if i have a hard time. If not I'll put the finished song up to see what yous…"
"Great advice from Aly Nicole Schulte I am a pianist so when I have written lyrics or have an idea or feeling for a song, I sit down with it at the piano and try to figure out which key captures the kind of feeling I want to convey. …"
"It's really up to you since it is your song and not anyone else's, however I usually try to aim for what the 'theme' of the song is, then apply certain chords and rhythmic patters. For example, my 'angry' songs usually…"
"hey i had some down time last night so i picked up my guitar and i just started to fool around with some different chords and i think i might have something to work with now thanks for ur comment it was a big help.
"Hey Jonah! I have that problem all the time, haha! What works for me is coming up with a chord progression that I think fits the mood of the song (doesn't have to be fancy, just something to go off of) and then I just kind of hum along to it,…"