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  1. The Trial of Oscar Jackson

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    May 10, 2013 by folkchris

    I have never written a collection of songs (intended for the same release) which have changed shape as quickly and …
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  2. Further Thoughts on Songwriting

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    April 21, 2013 by folkchris

    Through studying for my Masters Degree in song writing at University of the West of Scotland – UWS – I …
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  3. Faust

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    April 3, 2013 by folkchris

    A challenging  part of the MASP programme was participation in a musical project that required students to work individually, in …
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  4. The Evolving ‘Life’ of a Song

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    March 18, 2013 by folkchris

    As a songwriter, there is a definite satisfaction in knowing when a song has been completed. Unless you are working …
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  5. ‘Bad’ music versus ‘Good’ music

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    March 2, 2013 by folkchris

    The notion of what makes a ‘good song’ good, is a difficult one without sounding too casual about it, or …
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  6. Being Musically Flexible

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    January 9, 2013 by folkchris

    Since beginning my studies in Songwriting at the UWS in September 2012, one of the most significant challenges I have …
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  7. The Borrowing (Not Stealing) Tradition

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    January 5, 2013 by folkchris

    Its’ pretty well accepted that many things in the world of entertainment are to some extent, re-interpretations of something that …
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