27 de octubre de 2011

Cinco Ingredientes Secretos del Pop

The Five Secret Ingredients for the Perfect Pop Song

When it comes to truly universal pop songwriting, there are elements which separate the golden pop nuggets from the disposable, future residents of the discount bin. While the pop consciousness is always shifting and evolving, specific elements have remained important staples through the decades. These qualities stand out and create the memorable from amongst otherwise ephemeral pop wonders.

While there’s no formula to crafting a perfect pop hook, the presence of these elements can make or break a song’s impact.


5. Say it and get out.
4. There’s nothing wrong with repetition.
3. Be specific!
2. Don’t be afraid to play with dynamics.
1. Strip it down to the essentials.