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24th November 2017
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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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wagtunes 3 minutes 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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Mr Funk 5 hours ago
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People have been asking for a Songwriting Forum for a long time! kfhkh

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HSA7 22nd February 2014
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If you could have any two musicians throughout history meet/jam, who would it be? Can be two modern musicians, or someone from...

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vincentvangogo 12 minutes ago
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Just thanks :) It's fun to hear what other people are doing, but also it's good for me to get "practice" in listening...

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bill5 1 hour 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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Brent Hahn 4 hours ago
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If you start out the production with the vocal and chord progression and want to build an underlying rhythm section ,what are the...

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starise 7 hours ago
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I came across with this website and it made me wonder.. Is this where the creativity and productivity going? Ghost production?...

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newguy1 8 hours ago
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how can I learn to write songs? I have been making dance stuff all my music life, I am not that great on any instrument but I...

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newguy1 10 hours ago
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There's a song I heard played live that really struck me, and I'd like to cover. Only problem is - the artist never released it....

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lukeforester1 10 hours 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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littleeden 12 hours ago
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Scenario : take a popular song, record a cover of it in a different genre, never include it on a CD, never charge any money...

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theblue1 1 day ago
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Anyone actually know anything about this and can you point to any examples. I think the arrangement would have to stick to quaver...

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Owen L T 1 day ago
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I don't know what atrocities it was up against because I was watching the football, but I was surprised when I turned over that...

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Macky 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 2 days ago
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In my ongoing focus on 80s synth-pop, I show an example of how chords and melodic structure was done in the 80s synth-pop...

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just_some_dude 2 days ago
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I have always been fascinated by how music can make me feel and lately have been spending alot of time trying many variations of...

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twistedbeats 2 days ago
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just_some_dude 3 days ago
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Here ya go with shots of my project studio...

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Rockabilly69 4 days ago
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Something like Jodeci's "Im still waiting" or "forever my lady"

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yelmua 4 days ago
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Hello guys!! This is a small clip of my upcoming album named Hakuna Bassata, i will link very soon the links that you can...

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villis 4 days ago
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As we all know, we have our own way of putting together a soup of lyrics and music. Have you found any way to make it more tasty,...

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BarcelonaMusic 5 days ago
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As a former basketball player, I know the importance of practicing the "right technique." It is easier to form bad...

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drainyoo 6 days ago
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Hello, this is for all of you who have some music industry experience and know a bit about the business side. I recorded a 16...

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Owen L T 1 week ago
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A couple things i struggle with in my songwriting... I am a jazz guitarist and have written for instruments.... but the stuff i...

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patshep 1 week ago
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This is the kinda thing that it seems that everyone goes through in their own way, and is still a massive difficulty for me even...

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RTR 1 week ago
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Can't Connect with Anyone by Somasu | Free Listening on SoundCloud

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Somasu 1 week ago
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Hello, I am doing a vocal research on how some american bands / artists. I live in greece and I got no connections with people...

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BarcelonaMusic 2 weeks ago
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Well, it`s been about 5 years since it last happened. I don`t listen to country intentionally, but living in Texas it`s hard to...

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Brent Hahn 3 weeks ago
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Hey all, I'm working on a web app called "Rhymecraft" which aims to do for lyrics what software like Fruity Loops and...

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J.Good 3 weeks ago
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BarcelonaMusic 3 weeks ago
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Hi Guys - made a quick little video today on using chord inversions to widen heavy guitars and extend coherent keyboard pads to...

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Phil0 3 weeks ago
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bumpkin well I am editing this since it didn't get my point across. I have a dislike of autotune and digital music editing but...

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UnderTow 3 weeks ago
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This is going to be a broad, sort of open ended question but I figured I would ask you guys as I'm trying to look for the right...

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Owen L T 3 weeks ago
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This ever bug anyone else? I come up with something, whether it's a stanza, a verse, or even a simple play on words or phrase or...

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Brent Hahn 4 weeks ago
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Anyone who's ever done this or has info on it appreciated...the site didn't have anything that I saw. Say you write a song and...

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creegstor 4 weeks ago
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Hi, just hooked on this song for a day none stop Just wonder who are the writing team and people involved (technically wise,...

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Synonym Music 4 weeks ago
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So I'm not very good at picking out chords and I think people could do it well faster than I can, I'd just like to know the...

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Xsm0deus 4 weeks ago
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Say if I play the notes C C#, D and E. but the notes don't correspond with any scales i'm aware of based on the root. What key am...

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theblue1 4 weeks ago
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Hello, musicians. Sometimes I struggled with writing chord progressions, therefore I created a website for musicians to help...

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Gil Gzz 4 weeks ago
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What are they? I don't mean catchy tunes. I mean beautiful melodies that go somewhere. The kind that could be played on a solo...

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KungFuLio 4 weeks ago
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I find it interesting so many hits have been made using no high hats...

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bill5 7th November 2017
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Don't know if this is the correct forum for this type of question. Maybe we need a sub-forum focussed solely on producers....

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jimmyjam 6th November 2017
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Somasu 4th November 2017
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Get Your Music on iTunes - A How-To Guide to Digital Distribution - How To Sell on iTunes What is the best digital distributor...

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kafka 4th November 2017
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Hi all… I am looking for recommendations for lyric scrolling apps and controllers for iPad. I have seen people using...

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Mr. Kelly 3rd November 2017
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Hello, I'm not sure if this is the right sub-forum for this, But do you guys know if there are any POP/popular songs that...

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Hold the Mayo 2nd November 2017
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me mate is doing some very short one shot vocals over loops of pre-recorded songs. he is using this as a demo... about 1-2...

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newguy1 31st October 2017
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Hi At the start, just before the voccal kicks, there's like an incidental...

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theblue1 29th October 2017
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Hi guys :) I'm about to show you an article I read, but before I do, let me say I am a Songwriter first, and like many of us, I...

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KevWind 27th October 2017
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For quite a while I used Guitar Pro to make scratch tracks, now I've started writing again I bought the upgrade to GP6 and I'm...

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garybrill 25th October 2017
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If anyone’s interested, I’ve put up another entry in my occasional exploration of form and structure in popular music. This...

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bing81 20th October 2017
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Somasu 18th October 2017


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