Serve The Song #25: Songwriting Part 1

Episode #25: Jared, Matt, and guest Josh have an in-depth discussion of their writing process, some basic music theory, and they even write a song for you.

Notes for those of you playing along at home…

  • When Matt and Jared discuss usable chords in any key, the pattern is: Major minor minor Major Major minor diminished
  • Commonly seen in shorthand as:  MmmMMmd
  • Standard chords in a Major key would look like this in roman numerals: I ii iii IV V vi viid
  • Chords in the G Major example are: G Am Bm C D Em F#dim

The song we wrote during the show:
G Am C D – Verse
Em Bm Am D – Chorus