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Iceland

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Singer-Songwriter

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English

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+354 868 9742


Episodes

How To Have A Creative Career

2/16/2019
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You’re a creative person, and you want to make a living doing what you love, right? Of course, we all do. But how do you go about that? Well, there’s no right or wrong answer for that, but in this episode I’m going to tell you a few of my thoughts, go over my story […] The post How To Have A Creative Career appeared first on One Bad Day.

Duration:00:37:04

How To Write More Consistently | Songwriting Inspiration

2/12/2019
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In this episode of the podcast I discuss the results I’ve seen so far from the challenge I set myself for 2019, to write a song each week. Are you following along? If not, you should be! Check out the songwriting challenges here! If you like this podcast, please subscribe, share and review. And don’t […] The post How To Write More Consistently | Songwriting Inspiration appeared first on One Bad Day.

Duration:00:17:45

Songwriting Confidence Part 2 – Finding Your Voice

2/9/2019
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Every artist needs to have a unique voice. A big part of the artist’s journey is to discover that voice. And that is a big part of making yourself a more confident songwriter. In this episode I talk about finding your voice. I’d love to hear what you think. If you enjoy it, please subscribe, […] The post Songwriting Confidence Part 2 – Finding Your Voice appeared first on One Bad Day.

Duration:00:48:37

How To Stay Fresh Through “Ethical Borrowing” – Songwriting Inspiration

2/5/2019
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Let’s say you have a deadline for a song and you’re stuck, or maybe you feel all your songs sound the same. This ninja trick to jump start the songwriting process involves ethically borrowing from other songs. Listen to this episode to learn how. If you like this show, please subscribe, comment, share, leave a […] The post How To Stay Fresh Through “Ethical Borrowing” – Songwriting Inspiration appeared first on One Bad Day.

Duration:00:14:25

Songwriting Confidence Part 1 – Allowing Yourself To Fail

2/1/2019
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Failure is scary but inevitable. Learning to embrace failure rather than run from it can be an extremely important lesson. In this episode I tell you a couple of stories and give you a few tricks to build your confidence as a songwriter and learn to be less afraid of failure. If you enjoy this […] The post Songwriting Confidence Part 1 – Allowing Yourself To Fail appeared first on One Bad Day.

Duration:00:46:29

How Constraints Can Make The Songwriting Process Easier | Songwriting Inspiration

1/29/2019
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Start with just one chord, just one word, just one note. Set yourself really tight constraints when you start writing to spark something unique and avoid the dreaded blank page syndrome. In this weeks nugget of songwriting inspiration I talk about really constraining yourself in the songwriting process to make it easier to get started. […] The post How Constraints Can Make The Songwriting Process Easier | Songwriting Inspiration appeared first on One Bad Day.

Duration:00:13:17

Can Covers Make You A Better Songwriter? – With Shawn William Clarke

1/26/2019
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Covers are a great tool to improve your songwriting skills, as well as your skills as a performer. My guest on this episode is Shawn William Clarke, and we discuss covers and how they can be useful to songwriters. If you like the podcast, please subscribe, share and review on your podcast platform of choice. […] The post Can Covers Make You A Better Songwriter? – With Shawn William Clarke appeared first on One Bad Day.

Duration:00:56:20

What If I’m Not Motivated To Write? – Songwriting Inspiration

1/22/2019
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Sometimes the motivation for creativity is just not there. No matter how much we try, we just can’t get started on the song, or whatever it is we want to create. And you know what? That’s fine. I give you permission to lack motivation! If you enjoy this podcast, please subscribe, share and review. I […] The post What If I’m Not Motivated To Write? – Songwriting Inspiration appeared first on One Bad Day.

Duration:00:13:29

Creativity And Mental Health

1/18/2019
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Do artists need to suffer to be creative? Is depression making you a better songwriter or artist in general? Spoiler alert: It’s not. In this episode I get a little serious and a little personal, and talk about my struggles with depression and anxiety, and how dangerous and damaging the myth of the suffering artist […] The post Creativity And Mental Health appeared first on One Bad Day.

Duration:01:01:11

The Power of Random – Songwriting Inspiration

1/15/2019
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Sometimes when you’re stuck for ideas in your songwriting, a bit of randomness can spark real magic. In this weeks nugget of inspiration, I suggest using random generators to get you going when you’re trying to write music but can’t come up with anything. Click here for the ChordChord random chord genenerator. Click here for […] The post The Power of Random – Songwriting Inspiration appeared first on One Bad Day.

Duration:00:11:09

Avoid These Songwriting Pitfalls – With Svavar Knútur

1/11/2019
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Don’t make the songwriting process any harder than it has to be. I’m joined by my great friend and fantastic singer-songwriter Svavar Knútur to discuss some common mistakes that songwriters make. If you make sure to avoid these pitfalls, you will make your life as a songwriter much easier. Make sure you click here to […] The post Avoid These Songwriting Pitfalls – With Svavar Knútur appeared first on One Bad Day.

Duration:01:09:41

How To Force Yourself To Write – Songwriting Inspiration

1/8/2019
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This is the first in a series of small nuggets of inspiration that I plan on posting once per week. These will not replace the long form version of the podcast, but rather be a second, shorter episode each week, talking about a single little thing you can use to spark your creativity when writing […] The post How To Force Yourself To Write – Songwriting Inspiration appeared first on One Bad Day.

Duration:00:18:41

How The Pros Use Imagery In Music – With John Oszajca

1/4/2019
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Imagery is one of the keys to really make your lyrics spark. It’s an elusive topic, but an important one, so I got a very special guest to help me digest it a little bit. My guest on this episode of the podcast is singer-songwriter John Oszajca, a fantastic Americana artist who writes great lyrics […] The post How The Pros Use Imagery In Music – With John Oszajca appeared first on One Bad Day.

Duration:00:57:32

5 Songwriting Challenges for 2019

12/29/2018
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The new year is almost here! And I want us all to become better songwriters in 2019, so I’m issuing 5 challenges for myself and you guys. You can do some or all of these, and I am absolutely certain it will make you a better songwriter. I know it will make me better. If […] The post 5 Songwriting Challenges for 2019 appeared first on One Bad Day.

Duration:00:38:07

How to Record a Demo

12/19/2018
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One of the key skills you’ll need as a songwriter is to know how to record a demo. I have a very methodical way of making demos for my songs, and in this episode I will share that method with you. Making music has never been easier. You can get a decent microphone, audio interface […] The post How to Record a Demo appeared first on One Bad Day.

Duration:00:38:25

7 Tips For Better Lyrics

12/12/2018
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Have you struggled with writing lyrics to your songs? Do you get stuck or feel like you tend to repeat yourself? Well, I have some tips for you. Lyrics are my bread and butter. I’m a very lyric-centric guy, and these are my top tips for improving your lyrics and writing faster and better. I […] The post 7 Tips For Better Lyrics appeared first on One Bad Day.

Duration:00:57:53

6 Tips To Get Out Of A Songwriting Rut

12/6/2018
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So, I decided to try something different! I’m starting a podcast about songwriting. This is the first episode! In this episode I go over six little tricks that I use when I feel I’m in a songwriting rut. I use these tricks to make sure my songs always feel fresh and new, and I don’t […] The post 6 Tips To Get Out Of A Songwriting Rut appeared first on One Bad Day.

Duration:00:49:24