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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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Zyzygis 33 minutes 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...

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popp 48 minutes ago
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Hello outworld! I'm trying to find my musical path/songwriting technic for a while. I want to write my song firstly at keyboard....

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s wave 48 minutes 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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s wave 1 day ago
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Any music lawyers in the house? I have a mate who gives me lyrics. I write a full song from them. I record it in my home...

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redhenry 1 day ago
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I am trying to figure out if any popular songs have used this particular chord progression and am particularly interested in how...

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Sharp11 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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After 5 long years MasterWriter 3 will come out shortly according to their Facebook page. I remains to be seen if any new...

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Micheal Towers 2 days ago
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I'm wondering if it's just me because I dabble in keyboards and C is the easiest key to compose in but literally every time I...

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oldinternet 2 days ago
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One of the only silver linings of the pandemic has been that I've been able to finish songs that have been collecting dust and...

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markmann 3 days ago
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Yo, I normally try to drop on Mondays but I had to reflect on daft punk... Almost cried watching the last video......

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listen2benp 3 days ago
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This is a track I did then freestyled on to create... I'm going to start writing again but I'm here to get some pointers (I'm not...

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listen2benp 3 days ago
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This type of bass was common in garage house music in the 90's and I assume it comes from a specific syhtn (like the Korg M1 they...

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Me.Lee 5 days ago
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Anyone can breakdown to the chords in this loopsample? Even better if you could help me with some midi, would love to know every...

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Taragana 6 days ago
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Hi all. Has anyone here taken the Graham English Speed Songwriting course? I would like to know if it is was helpful or if...

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Kalfisher 6 days ago
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Hi all, Does anyone have experience using Fiver? What did you use it for and what was your experience like ? Happy with the...

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pencilextremist 1 week ago
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I really struggle with laying down drum parts. I can hear what I want in my head, but I’m not good at getting it sequenced. I...

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newguy1 1 week ago
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About 20(edit: 17) seconds in, cacophony, i say it more like cacaphony. Also, i can't decide between two mixes, one was by a pro...

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Bob Ross 1 week ago
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I saw a post about a guy dumping his girlfriend for doing the "bust it challenge"... so I wrote a song about it, lol......

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listen2benp 1 week ago
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mickey858 2 weeks ago
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I’m looking for advice on self-releasing music and how songwriting royalties splits are shared. Basically, I have a song...

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mickey858 2 weeks ago
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Lately I've been trying to focus on the craft of putting a song together... I usually write hip hop music but since being locked...

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bill5 2 weeks 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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Cyllthain 2 weeks ago
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I have not studied music theory, but tend to hunt and peck my way into writing rather complex jazzy arrangements and it's time to...

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s wave 2 weeks ago
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So this week I tried some NY compression methods to get the drums and vocals to pop more and played with some verbs to try to...

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listen2benp 2 weeks ago
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Alright it's a bit hard to explain, but let's say two notes, an octave apart. For example a 'C' and a 'C'. Instead of playing...

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shawshawraw 3 weeks ago
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What instrument is sounding during the start of the second verse starting around :58? Is that a guitar? I noticed it isn't...

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DanPopRockGuitar 3 weeks ago
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How´s your workflow? Do you decide what instruments are you going to use from the very first beginning and commit or you just...

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swingset 3 weeks ago
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Another freestyle and track to get some practice in... I've incorporated some advice from people on the net for this one.......

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listen2benp 3 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...

Mister Fox
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Mister Fox 3 weeks ago
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I've been working at trying to get as good as possible at music during quarantine and I think it is starting to pay off... I'm...

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jwh1192 4 weeks ago
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ok, I admit I enjoy struggle I tried my hand at some RnB this time please leave any input as I am working on the...

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listen2benp 4 weeks ago
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Let me know what I can do to level up my game... much love to you all! rockout

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listen2benp 23rd January 2021
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Gregory Siavi
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theblue1 22nd January 2021
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Another beat and freestyle this week.... I'm getting some practice on recording and mixing a song... this was loosely inspired...

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Seattle 20th January 2021
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There are some exceptions, but I and I'm sure many other people have noticed a general decline in quality of musicians as they...

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LFO8 19th January 2021
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Hi, I've been producing my own music and a recording music engineer for almost 20 years. I have a few tracks that have potential...

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xxcenturyboy 14th January 2021
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do the same intervals in different keys have different feels? ive been focusing on scale degrees and intervals regardless of key...

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theblue1 7th January 2021
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hello if you're interested in folky shoegaze, dreampop, postrock, these are my bandcamp and soundcloud pages with some demos...

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frans 7th January 2021
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The new and updated who gets what breakdown from Digital Media Association (DiMA). Check link in post. In a nut shell. Growth...

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telecode 6th January 2021
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Fist of all yes, I did ask legal advice and basically got 2 different answers form 2 lawyers. Curious if anyone else ever ran...

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zbert 3rd January 2021
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Hi all. I've got it in my head, and I've heard it a million times. That 70s low-budget soundtrack sound that is performed usually...

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Yul 28th December 2020
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I'm a producer/writer from London working predominantly in pop music. I'm looking for strong top-liners to...

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Dave Polich 26th December 2020
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Hey slutz, long time no speak. 8 weeks ago I broke my 5th metacarpal on my left hand. Not a boxers fracture. Stupidly hit a...

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Cyberschmutz 24th December 2020
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bumpkin working on my songwriting craft... please leave advice if possible... thanks

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listen2benp 23rd December 2020
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Sorry if this is in the wrong section. I have been making music since 2007 and have many albums. I recently came across selling...

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thehightenor 20th December 2020
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Hi, I'm trying to do an analysis of Amy Winehouse 'back to black' and compare it to motown material. I don't have enough...

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rwhitney 18th December 2020
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Hi Friends, I want to share with you my yuletide release. I am a songwriter and musician at my core but in recent years I...

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hally 12th December 2020
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Hi all, Version 3 of my DIY songwriting notebook is available for free download from my website. It's in Adobe Acrobat format...

Resort Records
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Resort Records 10th December 2020
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Hello everyone, I'm songwriter, I sing and play guitar yet I define myself more as a lyricist, poet, melody generator and...

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SonorPhonic 9th December 2020
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My homie I grew up with is big in to the church these days so I made a record he could bump.... let me know what you all...

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listen2benp 7th December 2020
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I know I have a horrible fake accent lol, BUT give this a listen and let me know what can improve... thanks all... I'm just...

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theblue1 5th December 2020