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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
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cjogo 6 hours 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...

Blast9
replies: 5,866 views: 335,034
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jugetsu85 15 hours 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, all - Please take the time to read and fill out this survey from The Copyright Alliance regarding proposed increases in...

John Eppstein
replies: 4 views: 512
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DrAudiospecific 17 hours ago
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OK, let me explain what I mean by that title. I've recently started a new free podcast (Project Studio Tea Break) where a friend...

triviul
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BlackBackDrop 1 day 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: 60 views: 5,365
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BlackBackDrop 1 day ago
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Hey gearheads, I hope I'm in the right section of the forum. If not, feel free to discard/move/ delete this post kfhkh I'm...

SpyrosCh
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Bushman 3 days ago
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Hi all. Here is my latest blog post on Top40Theory. I talk about a concept I call "sonic functions", which are the main...

top40
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top40 3 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...

eldon2975
replies: 328 views: 24,079
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The Beatsmith 3 days ago
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I pay my producer upfront. I come into his studio with fully written songs, on a few he has removed say a verse or half of the...

sirenety
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pief 3 days ago
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I imagine many of you are familiar with David Bowie's songs. With his passing I'm getting more into his stuff and I took a look...

HarryDelmarva
replies: 32 views: 3,819
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Macky 4 days ago
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I'd like to hear your comments. :cowbell Spotify Web Player - She Loves Me Not - Mehmet Cem Unal one love Mehmet :yingyang

memetto
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bainmack 6 days ago
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The artist presumably being yourself, but not necessarily. I ask because I played one of my new things for the handful of people...

Brent Hahn
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bainmack 6 days ago
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Hi fellow slutz, how about discussing some books, which are inspiring or even changing our work and thinking as songwriters?...

Carsten Kaiser
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thehightenor 6 days ago
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I’m interested in your views on this song which I co-wrote, recorded and produced. YouTube

Pip
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Pip 1 week ago
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Hey Got three common time signatures. What are your time signatures you write in? https://youtu.be/d8fMLzV_2ns

antepop
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Bob Ross 1 week ago
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Pigeon City | Free Listening on SoundCloud I need help getting a better sound to my music. I use VSTs entirely to make my songs....

Music Bird
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open_source 1 week ago
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Hello All, I have seen the thread below about songwriting literature, and will be purchasing some of the books mentioned (like...

Chris-m
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Chris-m 1 week ago
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The Only One by Somasu | Free Listening on SoundCloud

Somasu
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Somasu 1 week ago
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Please help me get the key n bassline

SOUND BOMBING
replies: 35 views: 1,956
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Mr Funk 1 week ago
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No One Loves Me by Somasu | Free Listening on SoundCloud

Somasu
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Somasu 1 week ago
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First time poster here so apologies if I have broken any rules! I’m a singer songwriter who also plays piano. I’m lucky...

guideheart
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elegentdrum 2 weeks ago
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Music and dance go hand in hand and this goes back to the beginning of the human race. When we would be putting a set...

SingerSongWriter
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newguy1 2 weeks ago
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TL;DR Who is everyone using to distribute these days? Pros/cons? Recommendations? The ideal distribution deal would...

jj88
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theblue1 2 weeks ago
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...aside from an actual vocal "ooh ahh" kind of thing? Interested to hear what kind of synth sounds/patches people...

szegedin
replies: 6 views: 460
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Music Bird 2 weeks 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...

ivarii
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ivarii 2 weeks 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...

ivarii
replies: 0 views: 419
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ivarii 2 weeks ago
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Hi guys, do you know any contemporary songs which are using variations of the 60s-like uptempo beat you find attached? I'm...

Carsten Kaiser
replies: 16 views: 655
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Carsten Kaiser 2 weeks ago
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It's a new video platform called bit.tube It has decentralized hosting so videos cannot be downloaded/pirated and on top of...

Jose
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theblue1 2 weeks ago
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Hello all- As a little bit of a side project, I have been writing some instrumental tracks in a style I enjoy without having...

TheLateNight
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TheLateNight 2 weeks ago
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it's a skill, not inspiration https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jjtOa8d_BHU

Dave.R
replies: 32 views: 1,332
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Vavemvor 3 weeks ago
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So here's a question for all of you home recording hounds........ So after the new song is finished and mastered and your...

moptop
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Brent Hahn 3 weeks ago
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I’ve been trying to write a song like Johnny Gill or Prince, Stokely from Mint Condition but I can’t seem to put myself in...

producer679
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producer679 3 weeks ago
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I'm a producer/artist that wants to take gospel to a new level and would love your...

Val_Verrel
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Val_Verrel 3 weeks ago
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It's slightly ridiculous, just 15 seconds and that is the part I worked on the most, although it still misses some important...

_._
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BigMamaCrystal 3 weeks ago
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Hey all, I almost went the entire month of July without a new blog post, but finally posted one yesterday. This one is about the...

top40
replies: 8 views: 510
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theblue1 4 weeks ago
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Hi there! I have a simple question that may possibly have a complicated answer. What do you call an old track that is newly...

_._
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Miguel Sound 4 weeks ago
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Anyone know what kind of organ Al Kooper is playing on Dylan's "I Want You?" Very specific sound, and I don't know that...

Paul Einhaus
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Paul Einhaus 17th August 2018
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I'm lost. If this is s hit then I can just move on. Please tell me..

musicmonster
replies: 286 views: 25,180
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staticwhitesound 15th August 2018
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Hi guys. I'm a bit lost as to a few chords I chose to use in a UK 2 Step garage thing I am working on. I originally settled...

red tape
replies: 6 views: 639
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red tape 15th August 2018
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Hello during practicing sessions. I may discover some cool ideas I want to record and work with latter. I don't want to launch my...

MikeHarper
replies: 4 views: 461
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MikeHarper 15th August 2018
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Hi, one of my songs is a remake of the song 'Hello' by Adele. The music composition is completely different and 100% originally...

susus123
replies: 3 views: 524
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newguy1 14th August 2018
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It's a tune I created a few months ago that doesn't really fit into any category that I know of. I tried it on Music Xray and...

daang
replies: 3 views: 447
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newguy1 14th August 2018
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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
replies: 11 views: 1,015
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Dr. Mordo 9th August 2018
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Re pop songs that just repeat four chords for the whole song (more or less), without any transitions to different chord...

Carnalia Barcus
replies: 49 views: 2,007
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gradivus 5th August 2018
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I love how his songs sound like poems, it has a lot of passion. It’s almost like an Shakespeare play. Any advice on how to...

producer679
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Carsten Kaiser 4th August 2018
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On my computer, I have multiple folders for different projects. One of which is labeled "BS". In this folder, songs are...

Poupou
replies: 2 views: 433
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bill5 4th August 2018
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I cant figure out how to write a bass line with few notes, repeated through a whole song without judging it as too simple. In...

YourBestFriend
replies: 12 views: 798
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WDM 3rd August 2018
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I'm a singer/guitarist/bass/keys player who likes all types of music, but my favourite style and chosen direction at a given time...

liamhutch89
replies: 7 views: 623
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Snail 29th July 2018
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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
replies: 8 views: 910
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Carsten Kaiser 28th July 2018
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Any recommendations? I know there is at least one in Gotland Sweden Gotland International Songwriters Retreat - Home |...

von spets
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Carsten Kaiser 28th July 2018
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How to Write --- "A broad nibbed stubbed pen " --- A hit every time kfhkh RULES from the 20's

cjogo
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bill5 28th July 2018
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Not saying terrible, but songs which you know or feel are just kind of "eh" right out of the gate. You may be thinking...

bill5
replies: 30 views: 1,340
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Boydbob 26th July 2018

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