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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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Owen L T 17 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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thedommer 1 day 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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Hello fellow slutziez! I’m trying to sort out my brain at the moment and figured I would start this thread to help Bring...

kretzmonster
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kretzmonster 1 hour ago
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Hey guys Please tell me what tips you would like to give to younger yourself. What kind of things would you do differently...

EvgenyStudio
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Al Rogers 1 hour ago
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Assuming any of those things have specifics; for some of us it's all over the map :) But for example, I find one of my best...

bill5
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top40 15 hours ago
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I'm lost. If this is s hit then I can just move on. Please tell me..

musicmonster
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creegstor 20 hours ago
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After studying for some time this issue(432Hz vs. 440Hz) I came to the conclusion that: 1. Most producers(99,9%) have no idea...

AndreiPiatra
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12ax7 22 hours ago
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I was listening to the Allman Brothers song Melissa, and what a beautiful bridge in that song. It takes you to the top of the...

Hold the Mayo
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clump 23 hours ago
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I just posted this new article on my new website/blog. The official sheet music says "One Kiss" is in F major but my...

top40
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top40 1 day ago
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Hi everyone! I recently launched a pop music theory website called Top40 Theory. One of my recent articles is about the lead...

top40
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top40 1 day ago
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More so a vent thread... I recently got into listening to Max Martin instrumentals, and they are literally in some superior far...

killsganti
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Owen L T 1 day ago
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Have you ever wondered why 80s pop music sounds so different from pop music made today? I show you why and I explain how you can...

Elkanah77
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lasso 1 day 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 4 days ago
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There aren't that many labels anymore, especially for the hard rock / metal crowd. Frontiers music seems to have a monopoly on...

mr. torture
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boombapdame 5 days ago
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I arrange/produce/mix music as a hobby in my humble garage studio, and I was wondering about the following, as I have been...

steady_eddy91
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psycho_monkey 5 days ago
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Moved: Amores Perros


Amores Perros https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_4HNCTiHAE0 Best Regards

Marcus Nalgaber
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bill5 6 days ago
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Dear fellow songwriters, We are having series of writing sessions for a major label this weekend and next week in LA and we...

PistolP
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PistolP 1 week ago
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I can imagine a melody okay, but harmony is very unclear and I have to really concentrate to imagine a seventh or 9th chord, or a...

artist202
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top40 1 week ago
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When the phone screams https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3t2JlPV3qes Best Regards

Marcus Nalgaber
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Marcus Nalgaber 1 week ago
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I need some drums to fill out demos for the people I record. I usually did this myself, but it was stressful since I'm not a...

goom
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brockorama 1 week ago
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The Mirror of Fear Tales https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WABcfaurg-w Best Regards

Marcus Nalgaber
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Marcus Nalgaber 2 weeks ago
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Marcus Nalgaber 2 weeks ago
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Agua de Sal https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vzEUlOwqQ2A Best regards jummpp

Marcus Nalgaber
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Marcus Nalgaber 2 weeks ago
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Moved: YDK Mix


Here is a song I wrote last year I mixed and produced .I played in all the instrument and then found someone to lay down the...

morgs500
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teza788 2 weeks ago
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TheSeek 2 weeks ago
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It was cold - Downtempo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WCj0sMEHrKM Best Regards, Marcus & Mora

Marcus Nalgaber
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Marcus Nalgaber 2 weeks ago
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I put together a tool for finding chords to try in a given key. Give it a try and let me know if you find it useful or if you...

Jmfreeland
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Jmfreeland 2 weeks ago
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How to Write --- "A broad nibbed stubbed pen " --- A hit every time kfhkh RULES from the 20's

cjogo
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cjogo 2 weeks ago
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Like a stone on the road https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4FDoBeg_sLM Best Regards, Marcus & Mora

Marcus Nalgaber
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Marcus Nalgaber 2 weeks ago
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Dear fellow sluts. I toplined recently to a track and asked for a fee plus 25% of royalties. Now that the other party registers...

PistolP
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jdier 3 weeks ago
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I pose this question respectfully to those who thoroughly know and enjoy his music. Any suggestions and specific song examples to...

eldon2975
replies: 64 views: 3,077
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12ax7 3 weeks ago
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As if I were in another window - (Mistery Song) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0P5w-OG1VeA Best Regards, Marcus...

Marcus Nalgaber
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Marcus Nalgaber 3 weeks ago
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J’aimerais bien https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J9M8aTgXwYc "I would like to paint a mirror on my village when...

Marcus Nalgaber
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Marcus Nalgaber 3 weeks ago
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Interesting 6 minutes: sAfmDnkJD60

newguy1
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just_some_dude 3 weeks ago
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I am reading Dance Music Manual by Rick snowman, and have reached the chord structure section. He says that in a B major scale, a...

captaink
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just_some_dude 3 weeks ago
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Modes

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Hi music theorists, Can somebody help to enlighten me please? Despite playing the violin for many years, and taking piano...

just_some_dude
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just_some_dude 3 weeks ago
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Hi all, I just got this back from the engineer. I was very meticulous sending him message after message for little fixes here...

rossbanter
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rossbanter 4 weeks ago
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I'm working on an AI composition assistant. I looking for ideas on what people would want from an AI assistant. Chord...

stevehiehn
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Bob Ross 4 weeks ago
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I hear some songwriters talk about ideas coming to them out of nowhere. This has never happened to me. Usually I write songs by...

artist202
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Bob Ross 4 weeks ago
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Even when sleep comes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-LFMHzV2gFQ Best Regards

Marcus Nalgaber
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Noisewagon 4 weeks ago
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Hey all. I’m involved with projects with some solo artists in the following ways: Co-writer Producer Recording/mix...

nd33
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nd33 4 weeks ago
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Apparently I have greatly underestimated the potential profits from writing a hit song. Never thought that you can become a...

Mr.ko
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creegstor 21st April 2018
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Hello. I am unsure what forum this falls under, so I'm dropping it off here in hopes that someone could shed some light on the...

haunted3
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theblue1 20th April 2018
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(Original Music) - Always late https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VOphXADrVPs Best Regards

Marcus Nalgaber
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Marcus Nalgaber 19th April 2018
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:facepalm: Anyone else dealt with this? Short story: Im collaborating with someone. I sent a starting idea with a few vocal...

Portsound570
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newguy1 18th April 2018
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Marcus Nalgaber 15th April 2018
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Just wanted to go through this epic classic as a prime example of how using simple chords paired with a classy vocal and melody...

Elkanah77
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Elkanah77 12th April 2018
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What steps do you take to avoid unknowingly using bits of songs you've heard in the songs you're writing? I wish there was a...

Vesta
replies: 67 views: 1,783
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newguy1 9th April 2018
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"You Need Here Around" Is My March 2018 song. I wrote "You Need Her Around" after reading a book called...

SilverBeat
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SilverBeat 9th April 2018
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Let me just start by saying that I am aware that the best way to know the struggles of playing an instrument is to actually play...

IgneousRay
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ponzi 2nd April 2018
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Hey guys, I would like to know what is your most used process of writing a song, for instance: first I begin with the idea of...

Magic Music Box
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theblue1 1st April 2018
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Hey im new to this forum and i would like to seek help because i am somewhat confused on how melody is created. I know how to...

bijouCinema
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Frank_Case 29th March 2018

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