Gears: An Index of Songwriting Techniques

lego gears by Sonny Abesamis

Gears is an ongoing project that defines dozens of songwriting terms and techniques. Here songwriters can learn about the craft, look up terms, and find ideas for new songs.

This index is under perpetual construction. Bookmark this page and come back often to see what’s new!

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All the Gears:

photo of Lego gears by Sonny Abesamis