Knowing just what you should do and understanding how to do a thing is important. Also, it’s important to know how to do it correctly. However, that’s just part of the picture; it is necessary, however it is not sufficient. You also have to know what NOT to do, what mistakes to avoid. To do that you’ll want to find out which are the common errors made by others in order to make certain you avoid them.
A good start is to locate tablature for your favorite Dancing Feeling Reggae Picka Pow if you already didn’t get them. Finding tablature is a simple task, just go to google.com and search for “favorite song tablature.” For example, if I want to find tablature for “Comfortably Numb, I would type “comfortably numb tablature” in Google. And I would get back over 50 000 results.
Now you might be wondering why so much music sounds alike today and above it states experiment. This is because you want to take your musical risks wisely. Over the centuries music listeners have subconsciously become accustomed to music that follows a general pattern. Note it says “general” because there are many hit songs that have broken the “rules”. Typically you will hear a song with an intro, verse, chorus, verse, chorus, bridge, chorus, outro. Also notice how during the chorus you will likely hear the “hook” which is the part of the song you’re likely to hum or catch onto first. Most songs are made or broken by their hooks so when it comes to building one make sure it stands out!
Once you understand the tune in your mind, you need to memorise it. After you go through this self-learning process, you must validate it online song or by a learned professional. You need not always be correct; this is all a learning process. So if you can develop this skill, you can become a better musician.
For those who cannot read music there is a guitar method of music notation called “Guitar Tablature” while flawed, provides a simple and easy way of reading music. A major problem with guitar tabs (short for tablature) is that there might be no indication of rhythm. Tablature is a visual representation of where the fingers are placed on the fret board of a guitar. There are many free websites that will show you how to learn tablature.
Yes… ear training. Why is this so important? Well, imagine this… Two guitarists walk into a room together. You ask these guitarists to play a song that you have just written. No one in the world has ever seen or heard this song besides for you. You hand one of the guitarists the music for the song (it can be tab or notation… it’s not important) Guitarist number one immediately plays the song perfectly. Pretty impressive…
Search song lyrics with the only search engine that will help you find the complete song lyrics, even if you don’t know the song title or artist. No need to know the artist or song title, all you need to do is to key in a partial song lyrics and the search engine will directly give the song you are looking for, but of course it will also work if you know the artist or the song title.
Vocal ability showcased You should have the best voice to sing the good lyrics you have written. If you have written a song, it is not mandatory for you to sing the song. There are people who are just supposed to write songs for others to song.