Songwriting is more than just writing lyrics!

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Its actually writing a SONG! A song that has a hot melodic structure, strong content, movement, consistency in verse quality, smooth transitions, marketability, a strong catchy hook, a unique concept that reaches the market in which you are trying to reach, vocal production, vocal arrangements, conviction and feeling, and last but not least, growth.

After you finish with the song, it should have the ability to stand the test of time.

This is what songwriting is. Songwriting is what makes the song complete. As a creator in lyrics, you have to take in account all these areas that I have listed above. One feature of it is just as important as the next feature. They are all needed in order to come to the product finale of a stellar hit marketable song that can be placed in a variety of multi-media.

Songwriting is not easy for those who think it is. When you take into account the characteristics, its very tedious. It is imperative to be a student and stay on top of hot topics, melodic structures, dynamics and animation within a song. Music is constantly changing, you must know how to change with it.

Writing songs is in my DNA. I understand what it takes to put together a great song, a hit song. I have a formula, but my formula may not be the same as yours. It is something that one must find as you focus in on your craft.

Its so important for people to understand what songwriting really is. I’m writing this to open up the minds of writers that its way bigger than what you may see on the surface. You are putting together a film, a scene and in that film and scene, you have to see the whole picture not just one aspect of it.

Paint the masterpiece of your song. Fill in the darker darks and the lighter lights. Let the audience know where the light source is coming from and where the shadows will hit. Choose your medium well, your target market. accomplish the goals of every stroke to gear towards that market while maintaining the identity and personality of the subject matter. The concept and you as its host, must be one. I know you can hear it. break down and build to inherit its proximity (the art term). It is a beautiful thing!

-LeXXah Drew It-

#StudioFlow

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It’s a flow that never stops.

It has no set time of start or end. There is no such thing as a 9 to 5 on this concept, this vibe, this zone.

Music people know it, from producers, songwriters, artists to major labels, independent labels, A&Rs, rappers and engineers, why??? Because it’s what we do. It’s what we eat, sleep and drink 25-8, (shout out to MJB for putting us on game with that Single!)

We make our own hours, hours that aren’t known to the average person. It’s about that grind, the desire to dish out, to produce a GREAT product every time those hands are placed on the mixing board, on that beat making program, exporting or importing vocals in waves, recording on the mic, the list goes on.

#StudioFlow is the business. It’s like having that juice, that constant vibe everyday all the time and you can’t get rid of it.

It’s a craving. It’s definitely a turn on for me because it is what I love to do. When all seems to fail, you just want to show it on tha mic, put it on that bangin stellar track and make beautiful hit songs for all the world to hear.

It’s one of the hottest places on the planet. I can trap myself in a studio for hours, for days and create out the wazoo and not get tired. I’m telling you it’s a beautiful thing.

As a songwriter it’s a must that I always be in and have that flow. Writing for other artists both male and female, it is a must. I bring it everytime, my A+ game. You always have to prove yourself.

#StudioFlow circulates around the whole music industry. There’s no such thing as being in the music industry and Not having this flow.

It’s a sacrifice day in and day out. Some newbies may not know about it just yet or to its fullest because they are just gettin their feet wet.

I felt it was time to clarify what #StudioFlow really is. It’s the real thing, the real deal and it does exist for a reason. the best of the best of the best use this terminology and its good for one to know it.

Imma even get more creative with it and call it, #StudioJuice. That’s gonna be the next hottest movie on BET. Just watch.

If you got that #StudioFlow, salute, like and talk it up on my blog. It is a lifestyle.

Again, I’m LeXXah Drew, a songwriter, vocal producer and vocal arranger with the Alexis Wilson Song Factory LLC. If you are interested in networking with my team and I, CONTACT us at 678.744.5396. We write songs to place and we write songs for hire. We will also want to check out what you do if you are interested in working with us, so please keep that in mind. 

-LeXXah Drew It-

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