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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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hello people 8 hours 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
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wagtunes 16 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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Probably not the right forum, but didn't see a better option... I play keys and sax in a cover band. Nothing serious, we...

Joeywhat
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Bob Ross 3 minutes 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
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norfolk martin 1 hour 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
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Herr Weiss 16 hours ago
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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
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YourBestFriend 1 day ago
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Hi Folks In the attached interview at around 10.45sec Arnthor Birgisson (who worked with Max Martin for 5 years) states words to...

Cinemascope
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Spectromatix 3 days ago
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Hi all, I recently posted another article on Top40Theory--this time about Bebe Rexha's new single, "I'm a Mess", and...

top40
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top40 3 days ago
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I know I shouldn’t be playing a bass through a guitar amp but I never bought the guitar. My question is about the sound of...

Barrabus
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Barrabus 3 days ago
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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
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hhamilton 3 days ago
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Composers write music. Producers don’t write music. Producers major job duty is too supervise and oversee. Like a project...

Sagicorn35
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Sagicorn35 4 days ago
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Thevegasnerve 4 days 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
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newguy1 5 days ago
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Morning fellow noise-makers! I wanted to share this over-long song with you guys for a few reasons. I wanted to know if you...

dislocatedlove
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bainmack 5 days ago
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Hi all. Part of my effort to step outside of my songwriting comfort zone involves trying to learn songs that sound unconventional...

suburbanbeat
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Carnalia Barcus 6 days ago
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Hey guys Please tell me what tips you would like to give to younger yourself. What kind of things would you do differently...

EvgenyStudio
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newguy1 6 days ago
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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
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Carnalia Barcus 6 days ago
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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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von spets 6 days 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 1 week ago
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There aren't that many labels anymore, especially for the hard rock / metal crowd. Frontiers music seems to have a monopoly on...

mr. torture
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Brent Hahn 1 week ago
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Good morning slutz! Question! Should a songwriter copyright their own song, before handing it to a producer to create an...

Sagicorn35
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Owen L T 1 week ago
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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
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Popnfrsh24 1 week ago
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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
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psycho_monkey 1 week ago
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Somasu 2 weeks ago
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Hello everybody! as in the years before, HOFA (from Karlsdorf, Germany) arranges a contest for songwriters, producers and...

HOFA
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HOFA 2 weeks ago
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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
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Herr Weiss 3 weeks ago
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Check it out https://soundcloud.com/timbrogdon/unicorns-and-rainbows

zydeceltico
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zydeceltico 3 weeks ago
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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
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JohnS37 3 weeks ago
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Anyone doing both audio post (edit/sound design/mix) and music composing for podcasts care to elaborate on how they approach...

Timsplace
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Timsplace 3 weeks ago
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I'm lost. If this is s hit then I can just move on. Please tell me..

musicmonster
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Owen L T 4 weeks ago
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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
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Brent Hahn 4 weeks ago
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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
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newguy1 4 weeks ago
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Hi everyone! I recently launched a pop music theory website called Top40 Theory. One of my recent articles is about the lead...

top40
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top40 4 weeks 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
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Owen L T 4 weeks ago
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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
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lasso 4 weeks ago
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Dear fellow songwriters, We are having series of writing sessions for a major label this weekend and next week in LA and we...

PistolP
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PistolP 18th May 2018
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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
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top40 16th May 2018
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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
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brockorama 14th May 2018
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TheSeek 11th May 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
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Jmfreeland 7th May 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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cjogo 6th May 2018
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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
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jdier 3rd May 2018
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Interesting 6 minutes: sAfmDnkJD60

newguy1
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just_some_dude 29th April 2018
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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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just_some_dude 29th April 2018
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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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just_some_dude 29th April 2018
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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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Bob Ross 27th April 2018
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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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Bob Ross 27th April 2018
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Hey all. I’m involved with projects with some solo artists in the following ways: Co-writer Producer Recording/mix...

nd33
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nd33 25th April 2018
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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
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creegstor 21st April 2018
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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 20th April 2018
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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 18th April 2018
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Marcus Nalgaber 15th April 2018

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