The No.1 Website for Pro Audio
 Search This Forum  Search Reviews  Search Gear Database  Search Gear for sale  Search Gearslutz Go Advanced

Songwriting

 
Sub forums RSS Feed for Songwriting
Lyricist's Corner
Options
Thread / Thread Starter Replies / Views Last Post
Avatar for pinkheadedbug

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: 4,948 views: 219,728
Avatar for cjogo
cjogo 23 hours ago
Avatar for Blast9

a 'finished' demo thread which would include comments on performance. This would be for demos which are intended to go to...

Blast9
replies: 5,588 views: 320,148
Avatar for cjogo
cjogo 5 days ago
Avatar for Jules

People have been asking for a Songwriting Forum for a long time! kfhkh

Jules
replies: 34 views: 22,199
Avatar for HSA7
HSA7 22nd February 2014
Avatar for eldon2975

This thread is a time machine constructed for the purpose of revisiting and reimagining the 1980's songwriting scene, an...

eldon2975
replies: 313 views: 22,575
Avatar for Herr Weiss
Herr Weiss 8 hours ago
Avatar for mr. torture

There aren't that many labels anymore, especially for the hard rock / metal crowd. Frontiers music seems to have a monopoly on...

mr. torture
replies: 31 views: 926
Avatar for Brent Hahn
Brent Hahn 1 day ago
Avatar for Thevegasnerve

Thought it would be fun to show our "One Hit Wonders" that never were. In otherwards, what song have you created...

Thevegasnerve
replies: 0 views: 182
Avatar for Thevegasnerve
Thevegasnerve 1 day ago
Avatar for Sagicorn35

Good morning slutz! Question! Should a songwriter copyright their own song, before handing it to a producer to create an...

Sagicorn35
replies: 17 views: 475
Avatar for Owen L T
Owen L T 3 days ago
Avatar for Popnfrsh24

Hey there, Amateur musician here. I am trying to get more familiar with Pro tools with all of its plugins and trying to step...

Popnfrsh24
replies: 1 views: 320
Avatar for Popnfrsh24
Popnfrsh24 4 days ago
Avatar for steady_eddy91

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
replies: 12 views: 614
Avatar for psycho_monkey
psycho_monkey 5 days ago
Avatar for Hold the Mayo

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
replies: 26 views: 647
Avatar for Owen L T
Owen L T 1 week ago
Avatar for suburbanbeat

Hi all. Part of my effort to step outside of my songwriting comfort zone involves trying to learn songs that sound unconventional...

suburbanbeat
replies: 8 views: 438
Avatar for UKMK00
UKMK00 1 week ago
Avatar for Sagicorn35

Composers write music. Producers don’t write music. Producers major job duty is too supervise and oversee. Like a project...

Sagicorn35
replies: 9 views: 521
Avatar for Dave Polich
Dave Polich 1 week ago
replies: 0 views: 327
Avatar for Somasu
Somasu 1 week ago
Avatar for eldon2975

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

eldon2975
replies: 125 views: 4,164
Avatar for 12ax7
12ax7 1 week ago
Avatar for HOFA

Hello everybody! as in the years before, HOFA (from Karlsdorf, Germany) arranges a contest for songwriters, producers and...

HOFA
replies: 0 views: 235
Avatar for HOFA
HOFA 1 week ago
Avatar for stratblue

Hi All. Just noodling around and these chords came out which I know I recognise but just can't name, can anyone enlighten me?...

stratblue
replies: 4 views: 422
Avatar for Herr Weiss
Herr Weiss 1 week ago
Avatar for zydeceltico

Check it out https://soundcloud.com/timbrogdon/unicorns-and-rainbows

zydeceltico
replies: 0 views: 288
Avatar for zydeceltico
zydeceltico 2 weeks ago
Avatar for bill5

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
replies: 7 views: 424
Avatar for JohnS37
JohnS37 2 weeks ago
Avatar for Timsplace

Anyone doing both audio post (edit/sound design/mix) and music composing for podcasts care to elaborate on how they approach...

Timsplace
replies: 0 views: 312
Avatar for Timsplace
Timsplace 2 weeks ago
Avatar for AndreiPiatra

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: 393 views: 6,227
Avatar for 64gtoboy
64gtoboy 2 weeks ago
Avatar for EvgenyStudio

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

EvgenyStudio
replies: 26 views: 1,101
Avatar for littlegtplr
littlegtplr 2 weeks ago
Avatar for musicmonster

I'm lost. If this is s hit then I can just move on. Please tell me..

musicmonster
replies: 279 views: 23,929
Avatar for Owen L T
Owen L T 3 weeks ago
Avatar for top40

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
replies: 1 views: 410
Avatar for Brent Hahn
Brent Hahn 3 weeks ago
Avatar for kretzmonster

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
replies: 14 views: 557
Avatar for newguy1
newguy1 3 weeks ago
Avatar for top40

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

top40
replies: 6 views: 634
Avatar for top40
top40 3 weeks ago
Avatar for killsganti

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

killsganti
replies: 53 views: 4,140
Avatar for Owen L T
Owen L T 3 weeks ago
Avatar for Elkanah77

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: 31 views: 2,047
Avatar for lasso
lasso 3 weeks ago
Avatar for Marcus Nalgaber

Moved: Amores Perros


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

Marcus Nalgaber
replies: - views: -
Avatar for bill5
bill5 4 weeks ago
Avatar for PistolP

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

PistolP
replies: 0 views: 313
Avatar for PistolP
PistolP 4 weeks ago
Avatar for artist202

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
replies: 2 views: 494
Avatar for top40
top40 4 weeks ago
Avatar for Marcus Nalgaber

When the phone screams https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3t2JlPV3qes Best Regards

Marcus Nalgaber
replies: - views: -
Avatar for Marcus Nalgaber
Marcus Nalgaber 4 weeks ago
Avatar for goom

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
replies: 13 views: 579
Avatar for brockorama
brockorama 4 weeks ago
Avatar for Marcus Nalgaber

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

Marcus Nalgaber
replies: - views: -
Avatar for Marcus Nalgaber
Marcus Nalgaber 12th May 2018
replies: - views: -
Avatar for Marcus Nalgaber
Marcus Nalgaber 12th May 2018
Avatar for Marcus Nalgaber

Agua de Sal https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vzEUlOwqQ2A Best regards jummpp

Marcus Nalgaber
replies: - views: -
Avatar for Marcus Nalgaber
Marcus Nalgaber 12th May 2018
Avatar for morgs500

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
replies: - views: -
Avatar for teza788
teza788 11th May 2018
replies: 2 views: 526
Avatar for TheSeek
TheSeek 11th May 2018
Avatar for Marcus Nalgaber

It was cold - Downtempo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WCj0sMEHrKM Best Regards, Marcus & Mora

Marcus Nalgaber
replies: - views: -
Avatar for Marcus Nalgaber
Marcus Nalgaber 9th May 2018
Avatar for Jmfreeland

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
replies: 7 views: 566
Avatar for Jmfreeland
Jmfreeland 7th May 2018
Avatar for cjogo

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

cjogo
replies: 0 views: 382
Avatar for cjogo
cjogo 6th May 2018
Avatar for Marcus Nalgaber

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

Marcus Nalgaber
replies: - views: -
Avatar for Marcus Nalgaber
Marcus Nalgaber 6th May 2018
Avatar for PistolP

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
replies: 3 views: 465
Avatar for jdier
jdier 3rd May 2018
Avatar for Marcus Nalgaber

As if I were in another window - (Mistery Song) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0P5w-OG1VeA Best Regards, Marcus...

Marcus Nalgaber
replies: - views: -
Avatar for Marcus Nalgaber
Marcus Nalgaber 2nd May 2018
Avatar for Marcus Nalgaber

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

Marcus Nalgaber
replies: - views: -
Avatar for Marcus Nalgaber
Marcus Nalgaber 29th April 2018
Avatar for newguy1

Interesting 6 minutes: sAfmDnkJD60

newguy1
replies: 4 views: 460
Avatar for just_some_dude
just_some_dude 29th April 2018
Avatar for captaink

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
replies: 28 views: 960
Avatar for just_some_dude
just_some_dude 29th April 2018
Avatar for just_some_dude

Modes

12


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

just_some_dude
replies: 51 views: 2,803
Avatar for just_some_dude
just_some_dude 29th April 2018
Avatar for rossbanter

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

rossbanter
replies: - views: -
Avatar for rossbanter
rossbanter 28th April 2018
Avatar for stevehiehn

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

stevehiehn
replies: 1 views: 390
Avatar for Bob Ross
Bob Ross 27th April 2018
Avatar for artist202

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
replies: 42 views: 1,894
Avatar for Bob Ross
Bob Ross 27th April 2018
Avatar for Marcus Nalgaber

Even when sleep comes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-LFMHzV2gFQ Best Regards

Marcus Nalgaber
replies: - views: -
Avatar for Noisewagon
Noisewagon 26th April 2018
Avatar for nd33

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

nd33
replies: 3 views: 405
Avatar for nd33
nd33 25th April 2018
Avatar for Mr.ko

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

Mr.ko
replies: 71 views: 4,533
Avatar for creegstor
creegstor 21st April 2018

Moderators

Forum Tools
Search this Forum
Search this Forum :

Advanced Search