Linklist #4 — songwriting advice from 10 Grammy-Nominated songwriters and 8o8 documentary

This week we have compiled a special edition of weekly inspiration list, including recent mashup of songwriter’s advice from Berkeley’s Take Note music magazine.

1) Songwriting Advice from 10 Grammy-Nominated Songwriters

Take Note has compiled a list of quotes about songwriting from a few of this year’s nominees and added some words of advice from Grammy winners of the past.

2) Apple Music releases ‘808’ documentary featuring Pharrell, Questlove, Beastie Boys and others

The documentary detailing the history of hip-hop’s most important music tool.

3) Mabel x Tate Modern

Rising songwriter and artist Mabel has created a video project to commemorate the opening of the new Tate Modern building.

4) Rapper Kodie Shane Talks Making Music ‘Ahead of Its Time’ – Billboard
Shane dropped by Billboard to discuss making music “ahead of its time” and collaborating with Yachty.

5) Song Exploder – Episode #92 – Making of the soundtrack for “La La Land

The film La La Land tells the story of Mia, an aspiring actress played by Emma Stone, and Sebastian, a jazz pianist played by Ryan Gosling, both of them struggling artists in Los Angeles.

Until next time!