Songwriter's Toolbox

By Michael Shorr

What's Songwriter's Toolbox about?

Want to learn the tools professional songwriters use?

The Songwriter's Toolbox is a music appreciation class and songwriting training session in one.

This podcast is based on my experience as a professor at Berklee College of Music as well as a student (Songwriting, '02). My goal is to help you tap into your full potential as a songwriter.

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How does a great writer layer meanings in their lyrics? In "Into the Fire", Bruce Springsteen gives us a fantastic example. Also, today is the tenth anniversary of the terrorist attacks in New York City and Washington, DC. I'm sharing ...

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