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For A Few Musicians, Beating Songwriter’s Block Is A Game

Singer and songwriter Bob Schneider invented “The Song Game” a decade ago, inviting a closed group of fellow musicians to submit a new song every week.

NPR has a great article on turning the songwriter’s block in to something positive. Very inline with Brian Eno & Peter Schmidt’s Oblique Strategies cards.

More on Oblique Strategies: In 1975, Peter Schmidt and Brian Eno created the original pack of Oblique Strategies cards, through thinking about approaches to their own work as artist and musician. The Oblique Strategies constitute a set of over 100 cards, each of which is a suggestion of a course of action or thinking to assist in creative situations. These famous cards have been used by many artists and creative people all over the world since their initial publication