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Huge props to the Gearslutz Gods for providing this forum! This is a thread to post rough demos of songs, for critique NOT of...

pinkheadedbug
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Katherine_Alicia 3 hours ago
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a 'finished' demo thread which would include comments on performance. This would be for demos which are intended to go to...

Blast9
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cjogo 18 hours ago
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People have been asking for a Songwriting Forum for a long time! kfhkh

Jules
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HSA7 22nd February 2014
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I just finished working on this one and since we're here to learn I'm happy to hear your comments on this...

frank van dee
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justmusic 15 hours ago
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Let's say I write a country tune and make mention of Merle Haggard's song "Fightin' Side of Me" in one of the verses,...

Darmento
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Owen L T 21 hours ago
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Breakbeats. I hear them everywhere and I love them! I've spend weeks on the net, with Ableton, EZdrummer, logic and much more...

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[email protected] 1 day ago
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Hi Guys and Gals, New poster here. I know music law can be a tricky and complex thing, but if anybody can shed some light on an...

zeroesandones
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zeroesandones 2 days ago
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Help me to find way out of this hole. Help me to find way out of this hole. Help me to find way out of this hole. Oh, help...

RicochetCorduroy
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Noisewagon 3 days ago
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Hi guys. I'm curious if anyone would be able to help identify what kind of articulation these strings are playing, and what...

NewWriter
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NewWriter 4 days ago
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I went around for years saying, "Oh, my influences are far too expansive to list." Until some time ago, I realised that...

johnny nowhere
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artist202 5 days ago
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As far as the bassline goes? And what notes are...

SOUND BOMBING
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artist202 5 days ago
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Hello. I have a keyyboard which has a lot of arpeggios/rythms. If I made a song with those arpeggios... is it a...

Dawero
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Pali 5 days ago
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hey everyone, I am always trying to get better with writing and making music, so here is my newest song "hell", enjoy:...

kahlindaofficial
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kahlindaofficial 6 days ago
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Who are the other noteable "hit makers" out there, with multiple top 10 chart landings, or multi "number...

konokoknk
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newguy1 6 days ago
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This thread is a time machine constructed for the purpose of revisiting and reimagining the 1980's songwriting scene, an...

eldon2975
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Herr Weiss 1 week ago
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It seems to me that in the last few years, most hit songs in UK/US charts use a few chords only. For example, Adele's Hello ...

troiontroi
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newguy1 1 week ago
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Hi there. I should really know this by now... but... i don't :) I’ve been registering my tracks on ASCAP for many years, and...

thehallmonitor
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s wave 1 week ago
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I wanted to ask this question for ages and I think it can be answered only by experts and really good music teachers... :) I've...

dc_r
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dc_r 1 week ago
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I tried to reach out to the moderators to maybe change the topic title of the old thread to re-purpose it. I didn't get a...

Mister Fox
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Mister Fox 1 week ago
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Hello Everyone, Apologies if a thread like this has been made. Anyway, I've been learning and making music for the past few...

glasspipe
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DJElectricDaddy 2 weeks ago
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This is a decent show for pop songwriting; considering it's on national TV. Are you watching? What are you likes and dislikes...

s wave
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Herr Weiss 3 weeks ago
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Are you someone that get's inspired by sound-design, or do you have to use play something generic and focus on the melody?

goom
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musicalnyc 3 weeks ago
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i was wondering who here has a ear like that and if i post two songs they can tell me what key its in

SOUND BOMBING
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SOUND BOMBING 4 weeks ago
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So I was curious if there would be any interest in some sort of (maybe monthly?) lyric writing prompt? Not unlike songwriting...

CupcakeKitten
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theblue1 4 weeks ago
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Hey guys! So i'm mapping out some songs for an album I'm producing. Some of the songs have 5 or 6 click track changes -lots of...

T.M.A.
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T.M.A. 4 weeks ago
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Hey all, I just posted a video to my YouTube channel analyzing the melody of Ellie Goulding's latest single, "Hate Me"....

top40
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top40 4 weeks ago
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Hi Guys, I've been told I'm a decent singer, and I can sing close to correct pitch, but I personally have issues even hearing...

Lucifer
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J.Good 4 weeks ago
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hey guys, I have a song I'm learning, and it has a tricky chord progression. I wonder if anyone here knows how to analyze...

studiobuild
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thehightenor 4 weeks ago
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Hello ! I would love to learn how to write songs, I always loved telling stories. The problem is that, in french ( which is...

Straw
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Straw 13th September 2019
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Hello, I tend to come up quickly with chords, harmonies and melodies for songs but rarely finish them. I get stuck...

toka
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pianowillbebach 12th September 2019
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Hello all! I'm back again with some fresh visuals for my track...

Val_Verrel
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Val_Verrel 10th September 2019
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For synthesizers, there's often a sub oscillator that dials in a tone, usually one octave below the main note, and usually has...

Delmarva
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Noisewagon 9th September 2019
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Hi there, I'm from Germany and I'll write Lyrics most in german language. I'm not the typicall by Hand-Guy to write just with...

R&B-Vocalisto
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J.Good 6th September 2019
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Anyone been using Synthshare to get feedback for their songs? If so, are you getting the following? Uh oh, it’s gone! The...

redhenry
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redhenry 3rd September 2019
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I've been mucking around with a tune and for some reason a nursery rhyme popped into my head. It was very disturbing, but I went...

stixstudios
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stixstudios 3rd September 2019
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Hi, Were someone to take a sample from a track from a communist state recording (say Yugoslavia) in which the state no longer...

Romdave
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komil 1st September 2019
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What I'm asking, is that do you have a song/tune in mind first (regardless of the lyrics), then look for the instruments to...

stixstudios
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thehightenor 30th August 2019
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Hello, I have a problem recognizing the beats structure. I don't know where the chorus, verse or silence should be. I was...

dawe897
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Amsoily 28th August 2019
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Hey Everyone, I have been in contact with some publishers and I heard that there is a difference between the publishing...

Concentratebold
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newguy1 24th August 2019
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I would like members of the Community to give their opinions of Rap Music... I am fully aware of all the negative connotations...

FraternalHouse
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terrible.dee 24th August 2019
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I'm a huge fan of electronic music but would like to work with and add more advanced chords and progressions than is usually seen...

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theblue1 21st August 2019
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Particularly that softer dance kick and the rest of the sounds save the acoustic ones. What virtual instruments are used these...

Musician
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Saxplayerz 18th August 2019
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Hi, I`m looking for RnB male singer for short project. There is only one condition that is english native speaker. Lyrics are...

aljaz
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Tommyfergie 18th August 2019
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Good afternoon sluts. I have a good ol dumb question for you all. I heard a song and liked it a lot. But to the point where I...

Sagicorn35
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cwillms 16th August 2019
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Hi ! what Do you write first ? harmony or melody ? Do you use the metronome when writing ? cheers

EmilEchal
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Ed Driscoll 16th August 2019
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So I'm starting to really dive into the chord functions when making my progressions. I understnad the whole tonic-sub-dominant...

ty45
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newguy1 15th August 2019
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Listening to Aurora's debut and lots of pop music lately, trying to fill songs with constant variations and counter...

goom
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goom 7th August 2019
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Can you give me some off the top of my head? There are only 2 right now that I can think of because I haven't listened to much...

ryst
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terrible.dee 6th August 2019
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Hello to all, Is there anyone who can help me understand the publishing division? TuneCore fails to give me an explanation,...

djcandu
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Sagicorn35 5th August 2019
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I'm searching some hit songs and looking at their lyrics to get better at songwriting... I really like Blur and Gorillaz -- but...

cheguevara93
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mbvoxx 2nd August 2019
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I spent the last year analyzing most songs i have ever liked in my life and even more songs which i have never liked but were...

DaPear
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wagtunes 1st August 2019
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The idea here was to make bad songs good or interesting, and great songs different, and dull songs humorous. Instead of...

Gazdatronik
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Gazdatronik 31st July 2019
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Hello all! I'm back again with my latest track 'Awakening' which I also produced. Would love to hear from you...

Val_Verrel
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Val_Verrel 29th July 2019

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