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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...

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Snoggin 1 day 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...

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Rockabilly69 3 days 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...

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RayHeath 2 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...

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Herr Weiss 3 days ago
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For me songwriting has been an individual, solo effort. I've never had the privilege of working in the same room with talented...

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jason kalman 4 days ago
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Hello! I am both a songwriter and law student at UT-Austin. In one of my classes, I am working on a software project called...

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theblue1 6 days ago
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if it has already been written. Kind of like Paul dreaming Yesterday. He had to ask around. Could have sworn it was something he...

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theblue1 6 days ago
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For songwriters like myself who are looking for radio promoters for their music, I wanted to share my experience with one radio...

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Brent Hahn 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...

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SingerSongWriter 1 week ago
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Hi! I just bought Oek sound Soothe. Where do you like using this plugin in your vocal processing chain? To me, it seems...

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jjwho 1 week 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...

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theblue1 1 week ago
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Hi, How can I finish an old project after I already spent plenty of time listening to it back and forth? It seems that I became...

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s wave 1 week ago
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Happy New Year! When I started writing lyrics and putting effort into them, I ended up with children's nursery rhyme type of...

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I. E. 1 week ago
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I have all the free samples from the internet and they all sound less than stellar, but I'm grateful to have them. I want to step...

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mrfantastic 1 week ago
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SyneRyder 2 weeks ago
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theblue1 2 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?

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Jeff Hayat 2 weeks ago
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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...

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theblue1 2 weeks ago
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Hi everyone! Interested how you approach the splits when you write songs with other people. Let's talk about two...

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Sagicorn35 2 weeks ago
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Hey guys as you know Lorde has gone gang busters at the moment and has been nominated for 4 grammys and the 1st women in 17 years...

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goom 2 weeks 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...

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Mister Fox 3 weeks 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...

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dinococcus 3 weeks ago
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Where can I get premade MIDI clips like chime glissandos, risers, drum rolls, just about anything that an average producer needs...

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Stevism 3 weeks 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 ...

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theblue1 3 weeks ago
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Its that time of the year again, and I've had this half written in my head for a number of years now, but my other half insisted...

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MikeInOttawa 4 weeks ago
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Hello folks, we thought helpful to share this excerpt from our Episode 1 of our Start To Finish Series featuring Greg Wells,...
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Brent Hahn 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...

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manfish 4 weeks ago
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Hey everyone, just wanted to get ya'lls thoughts on something... I've been recording A LOT lately. At first when choosing the...

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T.M.A. 18th December 2019
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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:...

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kahlindaofficial 11th December 2019
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Hi there. I'm fortunate enough to have a Genoqs Octopus which is a ton of fun and it has some very useful features, especially...

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stratblue 8th December 2019
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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...

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pianowillbebach 8th December 2019
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Hi, I have been dealing with a vocal issue in a particular song for a while now.. it's been preventing me from finishing the...

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percussion boy 7th December 2019
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Dave Polich 5th December 2019
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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...

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pencilextremist 3rd December 2019
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Hey y’all What’s generally the deal with the Green Day vocal setup ... doubles... harmonies? If harmonies, what intervals...

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bgood 1st December 2019
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Hey Guys, Wanted to share this new single "A Piece of Me" to see how it resonates with all of you. A fair...

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Bloodz 30th November 2019
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Any of you try using a sampler to get new ideas for a whole song? Like if I played a song with guitar. cut it up and tried to...

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terrible.dee 28th November 2019
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Fear - Next of Kin - Suicide Attempt...

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Somasu 25th November 2019
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I've got away with lots of dumb luck and brute force writing drum parts by being kind of random. I tried using loops but I'm...

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lionaudio 22nd November 2019
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What are my options? Doesn't matter if it's physical, synths, samples, whatever.

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RockstarWizkidd 18th November 2019
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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...

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frank van dee 16th November 2019
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Hello! I am both a songwriter and law student at UT-Austin. In one of my classes, I am working on a software project called...

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thehightenor 13th November 2019
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Wondered if anyone had some cool solution to the old "i hope you were recording" problem when sketching ideas and the...

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thehightenor 13th November 2019
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s wave 12th November 2019
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I'm lost. If this is s hit then I can just move on. Please tell me..

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Noisewagon 9th November 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...

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3redlights 30th October 2019
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Hey all, I posted a video earlier today about the use of text painting and how it's set up in Post Malone's "Circles"....

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top40 29th October 2019
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Hi, just finished my synth-rock album, I've been writing songs and mixing it on and off for 5...

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funkyfuncker 23rd October 2019
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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,...

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newguy1 23rd October 2019
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Who are the other noteable "hit makers" out there, with multiple top 10 chart landings, or multi "number...

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Marquez 22nd October 2019
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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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newguy1 21st October 2019
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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...

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Noisewagon 15th October 2019


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