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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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lucansmiles 45 minutes 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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Rufio491 3 days 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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I'm wondering how many lyricists on here can play an instrument Those of you that can. do you find it difficult to come up with...

Ted1642
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thenry333 3 hours ago
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Hi all, just joined the forum I want to hear about people's songwriting and recording workflows and processes. I have...

JonJon67
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astrocreeper 3 hours ago
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Isolationist by Somasu | Free Listening on SoundCloud

Somasu
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Somasu 20 hours ago
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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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theblue1 1 day ago
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so i'm looking for some good ideas for keeping an 1/8 and 1/16 note rhythm? don't want to use a hi hat. an example of a...

robotchicken
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Owen L T 1 day ago
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I came across with this website and it made me wonder.. Is this where the creativity and productivity going? Ghost production?...

djsaintlouis
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newguy1 2 days ago
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So traditionally, a record label would pay a distribution company to get it's (the labels) music to stores like sam goody, best...

robotchicken
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newguy1 2 days ago
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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
replies: 19 views: 1,233
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BlackBackDrop 2 days ago
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A couple things i struggle with in my songwriting... I am a jazz guitarist and have written for instruments.... but the stuff i...

patshep
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Brent Hahn 2 days ago
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I'm not sure how many stores and streamers allow the display of lyrics, but innovative, ultra-cheap, no-frills aggregator,...

theblue1
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theblue1 3 days ago
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Has anyone on the forum written with Max Martin? I'm very curious about his workflow in the studio, and after 18 1# on Billboard...

erike123
replies: 18 views: 3,688
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fisher price 3 days ago
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What do you think? Will Spotify begin behave as law abiding adults? Spotify Hit With $1.6 Billion Copyright Lawsuit Over Tom...

razorboy
replies: 75 views: 1,298
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ionian 3 days ago
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Hi Guys, I am new but thought I would post it here on an odd chance that there are some metal music lovers here. I have...

DethoticA
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Carnalia Barcus 4 days ago
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Ok, I've got to ask. WTF is up nowadays with so many production credits being given on almost any given pop song? I was just...

Rockinrob
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Rockinrob 4 days ago
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Hey all, Been writing music lately and got done with a rough track. Any advice would be helpful. Thanks! One Take...

Rufio491
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Rufio491 6 days ago
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Baba by Somasu | Free Listening on SoundCloud

Somasu
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Somasu 6 days ago
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So it seems that Radiohead are alleging that Lana Del Rey copied Creep when she wrote Get Free. Lana Del Rey says Radiohead...

littleeden
replies: 47 views: 1,091
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Herr Weiss 1 week 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: 291 views: 20,175
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Herr Weiss 1 week ago
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Happy new year to you all! I am part of a new royalty free music website based out of Stockholm, Sweden. We are currently...

pyramidtracks
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pyramidtracks 1 week ago
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how can I learn to write songs? I have been making dance stuff all my music life, I am not that great on any instrument but I...

red tape
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Vavemvor 1 week ago
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This is one thing im not very good at. My tracks have too much of a laid-back feel. Theres something im not grokking about...

rasseru
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starsoul707 1 week ago
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I have always been fascinated by how music can make me feel and lately have been spending alot of time trying many variations of...

rrlc
replies: 329 views: 4,363
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roaringwave 1 week ago
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Hi everyone. I was thinking about studying/performing/recording examples of some of the better known popular music songs, that...

chessparov2.0
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Carnalia Barcus 1 week ago
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Late Weeks by Somasu | Free Listening on SoundCloud

Somasu
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Somasu 1 week ago
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So all of us aspiring songwriters face the dilemma of what to do with our creations once we've recorded them. I for one don't...

cwillms
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BlackBackDrop 1 week ago
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Can't Connect with Anyone by Somasu | Free Listening on SoundCloud

Somasu
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Somasu 1 week ago
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As a former basketball player, I know the importance of practicing the "right technique." It is easier to form bad...

toejam34
replies: 31 views: 3,014
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currentstatus 2 weeks ago
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jondoes6996 2 weeks ago
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I can't tell if i'm in a rut or if the music just isn't flowing thru me at this time. It's not inspiration that i'm lacking, as...

Nick Stedman
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Noisewagon 2 weeks ago
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Suicide Attempt Number 5 by Somasu | Free Listening on SoundCloud (If you like this song, check out the rest of the EP here:...

Somasu
replies: 0 views: 249
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Somasu 2 weeks ago
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Love Letters - Marcus Nalgaber YouTube Love Letters - Marcus Nalgaber on Vimeo We are suffering a long drought -...

Marcus Nalgaber
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Marcus Nalgaber 2 weeks ago
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Its that time of the year again, and I've had this half written in my head for a number of years now, but my other half insisted...

aaronsmith
replies: 37 views: 739
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DougS 2 weeks ago
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If you start out the production with the vocal and chord progression and want to build an underlying rhythm section ,what are the...

attaboy_jhb
replies: 34 views: 1,042
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Carnalia Barcus 2 weeks ago
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Anyone actually know anything about this and can you point to any examples. I think the arrangement would have to stick to quaver...

attaboy_jhb
replies: 40 views: 875
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Carnalia Barcus 2 weeks ago
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Hola a todos/Hi everyody! Do you want to be afraid? Today I will share a very strange and mysterious song...

moraamarolaloba
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moraamarolaloba 2 weeks ago
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Check out this video on the NY Times website; it walks you through the entire songwriting and production process for this hit...

bradh
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brockorama 3 weeks ago
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Hello. I search and read on the Internet for a long time about the musician's earnings online. I myself have been earning money...

Arlidar
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Arlidar 3 weeks ago
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from 00:24-00:30, that guitar line? anyone care to write it down in midi? tried from tabs, but not quite the same. might be...

Taragana
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Taragana 4 weeks ago
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If you could have any two musicians throughout history meet/jam, who would it be? Can be two modern musicians, or someone from...

vintagelove
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macmanmatty 4 weeks ago
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Hi everybody, I made this song mixing the emotional with the funny things in life. The lyric describes what Time is, what it is...

moraamarolaloba
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moraamarolaloba 4 weeks ago
replies: 2 views: 366
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moraamarolaloba 4 weeks ago
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Hey guys, I'm the creator of "Mixed In Key" software and the new "Captain Chords" VST/AU plugin. It helps you...

Mixed In Key
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Mixed In Key 4 weeks ago
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Just thanks :) It's fun to hear what other people are doing, but also it's good for me to get "practice" in listening...

bill5
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Brent Hahn 13th December 2017
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There's a song I heard played live that really struck me, and I'd like to cover. Only problem is - the artist never released it....

js1
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lukeforester1 11th December 2017
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Scenario : take a popular song, record a cover of it in a different genre, never include it on a CD, never charge any money...

jokerone
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theblue1 10th December 2017
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I don't know what atrocities it was up against because I was watching the football, but I was surprised when I turned over that...

badmark
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Macky 10th December 2017
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In my ongoing focus on 80s synth-pop, I show an example of how chords and melodic structure was done in the 80s synth-pop...

Elkanah77
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just_some_dude 9th December 2017
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Here ya go with shots of my project studio... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jKmM-VIBdFA

Rockabilly69
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Rockabilly69 8th December 2017
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Something like Jodeci's "Im still waiting" or "forever my lady"

producer679
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yelmua 7th December 2017
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Hello guys!! This is a small clip of my upcoming album named Hakuna Bassata, i will link very soon the links that you can...

villis
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villis 7th December 2017

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