Notes from Nashville #8 – Melanie Meriney

Hey everyone! I’ve gotten a couple of messages asking about the songwriting process and what it is like to write as a staff songwriter for a publishing company, so I … Continue Reading →


Notes From Nashville #7 – Melanie Meriney

  • By Nick Cantwell
  • May 17, 2018
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Notes from Key West! Last week was BMI’s annual Key West Songwriters Festival, one of the most popular songwriters festivals in the country. Every year BMI (a performing rights organization) … Continue Reading →


Notes From Nashville #6 – Melanie Meriney

  • By Nick Cantwell
  • April 21, 2018
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I’d like to say success in music is all about talent and drive, but that would be false.  These things factor in for sure, but at the end of the … Continue Reading →


Notes From Nashville #5 – Melanie Meriney

  This month, I want to talk about resumé building in the music industry. When you were in school, the professor might have made you draft a resumé to present … Continue Reading →


Notes from Nashville #4

February, even though it’s the shortest month, always feels the longest.  You’re far enough removed from the holidays where all your New Year’s resolutions start to wear off (unless you’re … Continue Reading →


Notes From Nashville #3 – Melanie Meriney

  • By Nick Cantwell
  • January 16, 2018
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Happy New Year everyone!  While I try to count my blessings all the days of the calendar, it’s especially apparent around the holidays that I have such an amazing family, … Continue Reading →


Notes From Nashville #2 – Melanie Meriney

  • By Nick Cantwell
  • November 24, 2017
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Welcome to a great new regular feature on Belles and Gals, where Nashville based singer songwriter Melanie Meriney tells us all about life in Music City. In today’s second piece, … Continue Reading →


Notes From Nashville #1 – Melanie Meriney

  • By Nick Cantwell
  • November 3, 2017
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Welcome to a great new regular feature on Belles and Gals, where Nashville based singer songwriter Melanie Meriney tells us all about life in Music City. In today’s first piece, … Continue Reading →


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