did-you-know: David Bowie, Kurt Cobain, Thom Yorke, Bob Dylan, and Iggy Pop have all used the same ‘cut up’ technique to write many of their songs. Using poems or lyrics they’d already written, they cut the words apart, mixed them around, and put them back together in a different order to achieve a more poetic […]

Absurd songwriting tips #1

Try having multiple radios running at the same time! Sounds insane? It is a songwriting technique used by Tom Waits for getting inspiration from coincidental crossovers of melodies or phrases. Why not give it a go?