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29th March 2018 Views: 2,242
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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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Unclenny 1 minute ago
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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
replies: 4,648 views: 211,301
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wagtunes 15 minutes 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. 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 3 hours 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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theblue1 4 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...

Mr.ko
replies: 68 views: 4,020
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newguy1 5 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
replies: 195 views: 2,777
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64gtoboy 20 hours 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
replies: 306 views: 21,891
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Herr Weiss 21 hours ago
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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 1 day ago
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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 2 days ago
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Interesting 6 minutes: sAfmDnkJD60

newguy1
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newguy1 4 days ago
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Marcus Nalgaber 5 days 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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stevehiehn 6 days 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 1 week ago
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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 1 week 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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emenelton 1 week 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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Radial185 1 week ago
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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: 1,650
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newguy1 1 week 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
replies: 36 views: 2,984
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newguy1 1 week ago
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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 1 week 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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Frank_Case 2 weeks ago
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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 2 weeks ago
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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 2 weeks ago
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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 3 weeks ago
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Hello all! To specify, what I would like to know is if it is "legal" for a publisher to also manage their...

Cgbravo
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Cgbravo 3 weeks ago
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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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morgs500 3 weeks ago
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Just wanted to see if anyone would care to take a listen to the first release from my new project named M-A-D. If written the...

hollow
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Frank_Case 3 weeks ago
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What songs came to you? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HDjMrR756Gs

Pyeguy
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Pyeguy 3 weeks ago
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Hi Everyone I write my own stuff and have always done so, i record all the instruments etc, kind of in the goo goo dolls...

trock
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kadeemusic 3 weeks ago
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apartment dog 3 weeks ago
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I don't know where to post this question so I'll just post it here. Mods please feel free to move this to where it should...

mtl777
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newguy1 4 weeks ago
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Do you guys prefer to write acapella before you have a piece of music or do you prefer to write to chords/drums etc? I've started...

DenversWorld
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cjogo 4 weeks 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...

helplesswhite
replies: 58 views: 3,263
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thehightenor 4 weeks ago
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Hey, I am part of a new startup out of Sweden for stock music. We are currently looking for contributors to join the team, the...

pyramidtracks
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pyramidtracks 4 weeks ago
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Something like Jodeci's "Im still waiting" or "forever my lady"

producer679
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Neal_Sabel 4 weeks ago
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Digital Scars, Digital Scars by Somasu | Free Listening on SoundCloud

Somasu
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Owen L T 4 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: 58 views: 2,767
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Chad Sterling 14th March 2018
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Could you pls advise? I'm a songwriter with a considerable number of songs recorded by other artists. I'm not a performer and...

troiontroi
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ShadowsOfLife 14th March 2018
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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
replies: 30 views: 1,615
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newguy1 13th March 2018
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After reading neighbour thread about women songwriters I got interested to find some real life examples from the past and...

stacev
replies: 18 views: 750
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newguy1 11th March 2018
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Well we pretty much know who Cardi B is. I had a quick question. With that song. You notice you have a melody, which is being...

Sagicorn35
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Godson 10th March 2018
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Hey guys, I'd like to hear some different approaches to songwriting. My usual approach would be to hear a melody, chords etc and...

DenversWorld
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Noisewagon 10th March 2018
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Interesting interview. http://www.vulture.com/2018/02/quincy-jones-in-conversation.html http://i66.tinypic.com/9ji2bp.jpg

Herr Weiss
replies: 19 views: 1,007
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hhamilton 10th March 2018
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Have you ever wondered what goes on in the brain of a pop composer when he's making a brand new track from scratch? In this...

Elkanah77
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Elkanah77 9th March 2018
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Companion by Somasu | Free Listening on SoundCloud

Somasu
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Somasu 6th March 2018
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I've been going back and forth about my songwriting with a producer I'm working with, and though for the most part he's pleased...

icansing4real
replies: 309 views: 16,014
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newguy1 4th March 2018
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I'm making a fun song, in South-African English. Only problem is, I'm not South-African. I'm not even English actually, heh....

Carrero
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Herr Weiss 2nd March 2018
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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...

patshep
replies: 101 views: 3,274
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KevWind 1st March 2018
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Gender inequality goes pop: Brit Awards showcase songwriting's women problem

razorboy
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UnderTow 1st March 2018
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I must admit I never really learned anything while using a metronome even though I often am using some kind of metronomic time...

Muser
replies: 63 views: 2,273
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deedeeyeah 28th February 2018
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mines in no particular order Babyface (captain obvious) El Debarge Mannie Fresh (from 88 -2005) DJ Quik ( on of...

SOUND BOMBING
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SOUND BOMBING 28th February 2018
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LETS NETWORK AND CRITIC BUT NOT SLANDER. POST YOUR SOUNDCLOUD LINKS BELOW. IM LOOK FORWARD TO HEARING EVERYONE. HERES MINE. WHAT...

Qnique Sincere
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amytriptyline 27th February 2018
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Chord Progression Survey Hi I made this survey as part of my research project for my music technology course and I'd really...

Cashmeree
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bill5 27th February 2018

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