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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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foxwaves 1 day 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...

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ilalin 6 days ago
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People have been asking for a Songwriting Forum for a long time! kfhkh

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HSA7 22nd February 2014
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Hi Guys and Gals, New poster here. I know music law can be a tricky and complex thing, but if anybody can shed some light on an...

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thehightenor 1 day ago
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Hello! I am both a songwriter and law student at UT-Austin. In one of my classes, I am working on a software project called...

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thehightenor 1 day ago
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Wondered if anyone had some cool solution to the old "i hope you were recording" problem when sketching ideas and the...

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thehightenor 1 day 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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OldMan 1 day ago
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s wave 2 days ago
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I've got away with lots of dumb luck and brute force writing drum parts by being kind of random. I tried using loops but I'm...

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hello people 2 days ago
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I'm lost. If this is s hit then I can just move on. Please tell me..

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Noisewagon 5 days ago
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I went around for years saying, "Oh, my influences are far too expansive to list." Until some time ago, I realised that...

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Hold the Mayo 6 days ago
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Hello! I am both a songwriter and law student at UT-Austin. In one of my classes, I am working on a software project called...

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trmckenz 6 days ago
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Where can I get premade MIDI clips like chime glissandos, risers, drum rolls, just about anything that an average producer needs...

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goom 1 week ago
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I have all the free samples from the internet and they all sound less than stellar, but I'm grateful to have them. I want to step...

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bill5 1 week ago
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BitDepth 1 week 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...

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Mister Fox 1 week ago
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Hello, I tend to come up quickly with chords, harmonies and melodies for songs but rarely finish them. I get stuck...

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3redlights 2 weeks ago
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Hey all, I posted a video earlier today about the use of text painting and how it's set up in Post Malone's "Circles"....

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top40 2 weeks ago
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Are you someone that get's inspired by sound-design, or do you have to use play something generic and focus on the melody?

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Brent Hahn 2 weeks ago
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hey everyone, I am always trying to get better with writing and making music, so here is my newest song "hell", enjoy:...

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Pindrive 2 weeks ago
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I wanted to ask this question for ages and I think it can be answered only by experts and really good music teachers... :) I've...

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thehightenor 2 weeks ago
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Hi, just finished my synth-rock album, I've been writing songs and mixing it on and off for 5...

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funkyfuncker 3 weeks ago
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Let's say I write a country tune and make mention of Merle Haggard's song "Fightin' Side of Me" in one of the verses,...

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newguy1 3 weeks ago
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Who are the other noteable "hit makers" out there, with multiple top 10 chart landings, or multi "number...

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Marquez 3 weeks ago
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This is a decent show for pop songwriting; considering it's on national TV. Are you watching? What are you likes and dislikes...

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s wave 3 weeks ago
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Breakbeats. I hear them everywhere and I love them! I've spend weeks on the net, with Ableton, EZdrummer, logic and much more...

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newguy1 3 weeks ago
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I just finished working on this one and since we're here to learn I'm happy to hear your comments on this...

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justmusic 3 weeks ago
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Help me to find way out of this hole. Help me to find way out of this hole. Help me to find way out of this hole. Oh, help...

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Noisewagon 4 weeks ago
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Hi guys. I'm curious if anyone would be able to help identify what kind of articulation these strings are playing, and what...

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NewWriter 4 weeks ago

As far as the bassline goes? And what notes are...

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artist202 4 weeks ago
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Hello. I have a keyyboard which has a lot of arpeggios/rythms. If I made a song with those arpeggios... is it a...

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Pali 4 weeks ago
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It seems to me that in the last few years, most hit songs in UK/US charts use a few chords only. For example, Adele's Hello ...

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newguy1 4 weeks ago
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Hi there. I should really know this by now... but... i don't :) I’ve been registering my tracks on ASCAP for many years, and...

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s wave 6th October 2019
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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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DJElectricDaddy 29th September 2019

i was wondering who here has a ear like that and if i post two songs they can tell me what key its in

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SOUND BOMBING 20th September 2019
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So I was curious if there would be any interest in some sort of (maybe monthly?) lyric writing prompt? Not unlike songwriting...

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theblue1 19th September 2019
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Hey guys! So i'm mapping out some songs for an album I'm producing. Some of the songs have 5 or 6 click track changes -lots of...

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T.M.A. 17th September 2019
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Hey all, I just posted a video to my YouTube channel analyzing the melody of Ellie Goulding's latest single, "Hate Me"....

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top40 16th September 2019
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Hi Guys, I've been told I'm a decent singer, and I can sing close to correct pitch, but I personally have issues even hearing...

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J.Good 14th September 2019
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hey guys, I have a song I'm learning, and it has a tricky chord progression. I wonder if anyone here knows how to analyze...

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thehightenor 14th September 2019
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Hello ! I would love to learn how to write songs, I always loved telling stories. The problem is that, in french ( which is...

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Straw 13th September 2019
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Hello all! I'm back again with some fresh visuals for my track...

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Val_Verrel 10th September 2019
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For synthesizers, there's often a sub oscillator that dials in a tone, usually one octave below the main note, and usually has...

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Noisewagon 9th September 2019
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Hi there, I'm from Germany and I'll write Lyrics most in german language. I'm not the typicall by Hand-Guy to write just with...

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J.Good 6th September 2019
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Anyone been using Synthshare to get feedback for their songs? If so, are you getting the following? Uh oh, it’s gone! The...

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redhenry 3rd September 2019
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I've been mucking around with a tune and for some reason a nursery rhyme popped into my head. It was very disturbing, but I went...

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stixstudios 3rd September 2019
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Hi, Were someone to take a sample from a track from a communist state recording (say Yugoslavia) in which the state no longer...

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komil 1st September 2019
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What I'm asking, is that do you have a song/tune in mind first (regardless of the lyrics), then look for the instruments to...

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thehightenor 30th August 2019
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Hello, I have a problem recognizing the beats structure. I don't know where the chorus, verse or silence should be. I was...

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Amsoily 28th August 2019
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Hey Everyone, I have been in contact with some publishers and I heard that there is a difference between the publishing...

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newguy1 24th August 2019
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I would like members of the Community to give their opinions of Rap Music... I am fully aware of all the negative connotations...

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terrible.dee 24th August 2019
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I'm a huge fan of electronic music but would like to work with and add more advanced chords and progressions than is usually seen...

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theblue1 21st August 2019
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Particularly that softer dance kick and the rest of the sounds save the acoustic ones. What virtual instruments are used these...

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Saxplayerz 18th August 2019


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