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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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cjogo 1 day 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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silverears 2 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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I'm reading a book about arranging for horns and I just found things like: Suggested dynamic range is h to m. Suggested...

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tatocarvalho1713 1 hour ago
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I understand tension/climax etc can be created in performance, mixing and arrangement. But here I am talking about theory / notes...

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Jonas 3 hours ago
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It's a new video platform called It has decentralized hosting so videos cannot be downloaded/pirated and on top of...

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Desire Inspires 9 hours ago
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Hello everyone I'm an English man that believes in the spiritual aspect of existence and I want to experiment with this! So...

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Desire Inspires 9 hours 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...

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newguy1 9 hours ago
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Hello, guys! We're searching for a person that can write lyrics for a good song, we need it in FRENCH :), style -...

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ELRadu 2 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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themiracle 3 days ago
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Hello, Guys New Here So one thing i have been noticing a-lot of people even though i am by no means a world class producer is...

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themiracle 4 days ago
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Hi all, This week I took my first crack at making an infographic - about pentatonic scales and why they are so prevalent in pop....

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top40 4 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 5 days ago
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Hey guys, hope somebody can help me! I run a small recording studio and have many clients who are rappers in the Hip-Hop...

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newguy1 5 days ago
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There's a vein of super vibey songs that run through the classic rock sound, quite possibly my favorite sound out there. I've...

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64gtoboy 6 days 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...

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newguy1 1 week 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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js1 1 week ago
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Hey Got three common time signatures. What are your time signatures you write in?

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bainmack 1 week ago
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Hi all… I am looking for recommendations for lyric scrolling apps and controllers for iPad. I have seen people using...

Mr. Kelly
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davem163 1 week 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...

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AndreiPiatra 1 week ago
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Hey guys as you know Lorde has gone gang busters at the moment and has been nominated for 4 grammys and the 1st women in 17 years...

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Radial185 1 week ago
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Hi all, not sure if this is the right place to post. I am working on a loop and I would like to add a certain hit/sound at...

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Owen L T 1 week ago
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XioDoug 1 week 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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howamused 1 week ago
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It's been a while Slutz.:lol: Some of you I fondly remember from many discussions. I have a new user name because I'm not the...

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Pete J 2 weeks 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...

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pencilextremist 2 weeks 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...

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Macky 2 weeks 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...

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pencilextremist 2 weeks 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

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pencilextremist 2 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...

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pencilextremist 2 weeks 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...

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SpyrosCh 2 weeks 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...

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Macky 2 weeks ago
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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
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DrAudiospecific 3 weeks ago
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I’m interested in your views on this song which I co-wrote, recorded and produced. YouTube

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Pip 4 weeks 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 4 weeks ago
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The Only One by Somasu | Free Listening on SoundCloud

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Somasu 4 weeks ago

Please help me get the key n bassline

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Mr Funk 4 weeks ago
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No One Loves Me by Somasu | Free Listening on SoundCloud

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Somasu 12th September 2018
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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...

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newguy1 10th September 2018
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TL;DR Who is everyone using to distribute these days? Pros/cons? Recommendations? The ideal distribution deal would...

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theblue1 9th September 2018
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...aside from an actual vocal "ooh ahh" kind of thing? Interested to hear what kind of synth sounds/patches people...

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Music Bird 8th September 2018
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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...

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ivarii 8th September 2018
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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...

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ivarii 8th September 2018
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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
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Carsten Kaiser 5th September 2018
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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...

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TheLateNight 4th September 2018
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it's a skill, not inspiration

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Vavemvor 3rd September 2018
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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...

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Brent Hahn 2nd September 2018
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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...

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producer679 30th August 2018
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I'm a producer/artist that wants to take gospel to a new level and would love your...

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Val_Verrel 30th August 2018
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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 29th August 2018
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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...

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theblue1 26th August 2018
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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 21st August 2018
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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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