“YOU CAN’T HANDLE THE TRUTH!”- October Songwriting Workshop

By Lindsey Batista, Rock the Dream Rock the Dream puts to bed another great songwriting workshop with multi-platinum producer Loren Israel last weekend!  Aaron from An Awful Mess and from Australia, Seb Szabo, individually met with Loren to ask industry questions and music advice. As always, they got the honest truth about what it takesContinue reading ““YOU CAN’T HANDLE THE TRUTH!”- October Songwriting Workshop”

Beat Writer’s Block!

If you’re a songwriter, you’ve probably had times where it felt like words and inspiration just flowed out of you and onto the page. And, other times I’m sure you’ve felt the exact opposite, when you desperately want to write, but . . . nothing.  Don’t let this hold you back from creating new music,Continue reading “Beat Writer’s Block!”

How to “Hook” Your Listeners

Written by Lindsey Batista, Rock the Dream You’ve probably imagined a crowd of fans singing back the lyrics of one of your songs. It takes a really dedicated fan to know every line of your songs, but a real hit will have a hook that EVERYONE remembers.   The hook is the catchiest part ofContinue reading “How to “Hook” Your Listeners”

FREE Songwriting Workshop with Multi Platinum Producer – Register Now!

Every artist dreams of the chance to work with an industry pro, and Rock the Dream is giving songwriters the opportunity with our free Songwriting Workshop with multi-platinum producer Loren Israel. Major label A&R Consultant Loren Israel has worked with Coldplay, Plain White T’s, Less Than Jake, Jimmy Eat World, Sugarcult, Neon Trees, and TheContinue reading “FREE Songwriting Workshop with Multi Platinum Producer – Register Now!”

Do You Have What Booking Agents Are Looking For?

Written by Lindsey Batista, Rock The Dream As many musicians find out early in their career, talent isn’t everything. Your music has to be high quality, but what will set you apart is hard work. This is also what will impress booking agents. As an artist you have to market and advocate for yourself, but at someContinue reading “Do You Have What Booking Agents Are Looking For?”