The No.1 Website for Pro Audio

Thread / Thread Starter Replies / Views Last Post
Avatar for Blast9

a 'finished' demo thread which would include comments on performance. This would be for demos which are intended to go to...

replies: 7,816 views: 514,702
Avatar for FlatsPickMan
FlatsPickMan 23 hours ago
Avatar for pinkheadedbug

Huge props to the Gearslutz Gods for providing this forum! This is a thread to post rough demos of songs, for critique NOT of...

replies: 10,192 views: 520,884
Avatar for EmilEchal
EmilEchal 1 day ago
Avatar for listen2benp

I've been working at trying to get as good as possible at music during quarantine and I think it is starting to pay off... I'm...

replies: 6 views: 608
Avatar for soundcandystudio
soundcandystudio 14 hours ago
Avatar for Gregory Siavi


Gregory Siavi
replies: 2 views: 423
Avatar for soundcandystudio
soundcandystudio 14 hours ago
Avatar for richie0801

I'm curious about these two lyric writing softwares. I have my process and really don't know if these would help, but am curious...

replies: 0 views: 78
Avatar for richie0801
richie0801 20 hours ago
Avatar for s wave

It seems to me much of an artists personal financial power lies in writing (owning) a song then owning and controlling 'where'...

s wave
replies: 32 views: 631
Avatar for soundcandystudio
soundcandystudio 1 day ago
Avatar for exgato

Can anyone recommend a musicologist for a copyright infringement case who can analyze 2 pieces of music to show what...

replies: 2 views: 902
Avatar for exgato
exgato 2 days ago
Avatar for Gggg

Hello, I am trying to figure out this chord progression in relation to the Nasvhille number system... So the chords are: Dm,...

replies: 13 views: 257
Avatar for RayHeath
RayHeath 3 days ago
Avatar for eldon2975

This thread is a time machine constructed for the purpose of revisiting and reimagining the 1980's songwriting scene, an...

replies: 568 views: 45,413
Avatar for Herr Weiss
Herr Weiss 1 week ago
Avatar for Mister Fox

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...

Mister Fox
replies: 29 views: 4,309
Avatar for Mister Fox
Mister Fox 1 week ago
Avatar for Jeroko

Before trying to write a song it helps to learn some of the great songs you know and love. Get a feel for song form, learn basic...

replies: 1 views: 155
Avatar for swingset
swingset 1 week ago
Avatar for queensandkings

I've stumbled across this very interesting article on ABBA and an analysis of their works with a very interesting quote; “If...

replies: 149 views: 17,605
Avatar for Herr Weiss
Herr Weiss 2 weeks ago
Avatar for wakestyle

These chords are so strange sounding, it's almost hard to imagine what songs might actually use them, even though there is one in...

replies: 150 views: 46,137
Avatar for ponzi
ponzi 2 weeks ago
Avatar for teknico

LCR and LyChoRhyce are a new format and a new program for writing song sheets. So, you sing and play songs. Maybe you use song...

replies: 5 views: 295
Avatar for teknico
teknico 2 weeks ago
replies: 3 views: 211
Avatar for s wave
s wave 3 weeks ago
Avatar for Bongo Spank

I'm not really sure where this post belongs since I see the music business forum is closed now, but this seems closest. I've...

Bongo Spank
replies: 7 views: 250
Avatar for s wave
s wave 3 weeks ago
Avatar for Pyeguy

Just found these guys this morning. Thank you, Youtube. For me, another new, great example of songwriting. Great vocal...

replies: 1 views: 200
Avatar for Pyeguy
Pyeguy 3 weeks ago
Avatar for Pyeguy

Some records I've been enjoying lately have come from Jon Bryant. 'Twenty Something' produced by Alex Newport in Los Angeles...

replies: 1 views: 210
Avatar for Pyeguy
Pyeguy 4 weeks ago
Avatar for ece79

Hello, I arrange and mix my songs. Took advice from Producers and i had suggestions to mix my drums stereo. But i use Singular...

replies: 8 views: 233
Avatar for Phil Cibley
Phil Cibley 4 weeks ago
Avatar for FraternalHouse

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

replies: 676 views: 55,783
Avatar for elegentdrum
elegentdrum 4 weeks ago
Avatar for Swagyosha

Do you have any go-to ways to add some brightness (2kHz +) to your songs? Cynbals, hsakers and other like percussions seem...

replies: 4 views: 182
Avatar for Sharp11
Sharp11 4 weeks ago
Avatar for vinnie2k

Hi guys and gals, I am hobbyist who likes to create all sorts of music. I bought myself a nektar T6 keyboard for Xmas......

replies: 6 views: 345
Avatar for PuggaMahone
PuggaMahone 4 weeks ago
Avatar for xxcenturyboy

How´s your workflow? Do you decide what instruments are you going to use from the very first beginning and commit or you just...

replies: 6 views: 696
Avatar for RayHeath
RayHeath 6th April 2021
Avatar for markmann

I have found it interesting lately that some people I know said they no longer worry about copyrighting their songs because they...

replies: 39 views: 1,292
Avatar for newguy1
newguy1 26th March 2021
Avatar for antonioki

I'm a multi-instrumental solo artist based out of Florida that writes highly charged genre-bending music to move your body...

replies: 0 views: 178
Avatar for antonioki
antonioki 20th March 2021
Avatar for redhenry

Any music lawyers in the house? I have a mate who gives me lyrics. I write a full song from them. I record it in my home...

replies: 6 views: 473
Avatar for docbop
docbop 19th March 2021
Avatar for listen2benp

so some of you may have seen a video about a girl leaving her boyfriend to go to NBA Allstar weekend... I wrote the response...

replies: 0 views: 194
Avatar for listen2benp
listen2benp 16th March 2021
Avatar for Pyeguy

Hello! Here's a little idea I recorded last night in my little home studio. Signal chain was KM84 > API 312 mic pre >...

replies: 3 views: 392
Avatar for Pyeguy
Pyeguy 14th March 2021
Avatar for pdiddy

Working on a song with 88 bpm intro, 108 bpm midsection and 88 bpm ending. Wondering the best way to transition between the...

replies: 4 views: 352
Avatar for pdiddy
pdiddy 11th March 2021
Avatar for TheReaper

Hi, I tried to search to find the answer to my basic questions regarding scale degrees but have actually failed hidz. I hope you...

replies: 3 views: 672
Avatar for TheReaper
TheReaper 10th March 2021
Avatar for listen2benp

This is a track I did then freestyled on to create... I'm going to start writing again but I'm here to get some pointers (I'm not...

replies: 4 views: 577
Avatar for Deleted fe72b385f72c012
Deleted fe72b385f72c012 10th March 2021
Avatar for listen2benp

I figured I would stop simping with RnB and do some do or die style... as usual please leave me some feedback so...

replies: 0 views: 183
Avatar for listen2benp
listen2benp 9th March 2021
Avatar for buckleylives

Thought it would be cool to have a thread of articles/books/youtube channels that people could check out who are looking to get a...

replies: 5 views: 785
Avatar for mattharveymusic
mattharveymusic 8th March 2021
Avatar for willcrook

hi! our first EP had one song which did okay (15k plays) I was super delighed about this and decided to put my all into our...

replies: 0 views: 206
Avatar for willcrook
willcrook 8th March 2021
Avatar for J.Good

After 5 long years MasterWriter 3 will come out shortly according to their Facebook page. I remains to be seen if any new...

replies: 45 views: 15,297
Avatar for J.Good
J.Good 4th March 2021
Avatar for discopolis

Hello outworld! I'm trying to find my musical path/songwriting technic for a while. I want to write my song firstly at keyboard....

replies: 38 views: 1,918
Avatar for Deleted fe72b385f72c012
Deleted fe72b385f72c012 2nd March 2021
Avatar for listen2benp

Another shot at perfection lol...well I'm practicing the singing and a new track... like before please leave any helpful...

replies: 0 views: 208
Avatar for listen2benp
listen2benp 1st March 2021
Avatar for mixalisz

Hello guys this is our Debut single from Plantbased Duo “Health Wave” Hope you like...

replies: 0 views: 191
Avatar for mixalisz
mixalisz 1st March 2021
Avatar for glasspipe

Hello Everyone, Apologies if a thread like this has been made. Anyway, I've been learning and making music for the past few...

replies: 107 views: 8,593
Avatar for s wave
s wave 26th February 2021
Avatar for rockreid

I am trying to figure out if any popular songs have used this particular chord progression and am particularly interested in how...

replies: 1 views: 252
Avatar for Sharp11
Sharp11 26th February 2021
Avatar for Magic_Hat

I'm wondering if it's just me because I dabble in keyboards and C is the easiest key to compose in but literally every time I...

replies: 34 views: 1,797
Avatar for oldinternet
oldinternet 25th February 2021
Avatar for markmann

One of the only silver linings of the pandemic has been that I've been able to finish songs that have been collecting dust and...

replies: 8 views: 407
Avatar for markmann
markmann 24th February 2021
Avatar for listen2benp

Yo, I normally try to drop on Mondays but I had to reflect on daft punk... Almost cried watching the last video......

replies: 0 views: 227
Avatar for listen2benp
listen2benp 24th February 2021
Avatar for Me.Lee

This type of bass was common in garage house music in the 90's and I assume it comes from a specific syhtn (like the Korg M1 they...

replies: 0 views: 284
Avatar for Me.Lee
Me.Lee 22nd February 2021
Avatar for Taragana

Anyone can breakdown to the chords in this loopsample? Even better if you could help me with some midi, would love to know every...

replies: 8 views: 482
Avatar for Taragana
Taragana 21st February 2021
Avatar for barbecutie

Hi all. Has anyone here taken the Graham English Speed Songwriting course? I would like to know if it is was helpful or if...

replies: 33 views: 8,743
Avatar for Kalfisher
Kalfisher 21st February 2021
Avatar for JDover

Hi all, Does anyone have experience using Fiver? What did you use it for and what was your experience like ? Happy with the...

replies: 3 views: 560
Avatar for pencilextremist
pencilextremist 20th February 2021
Avatar for dkhbrit

I really struggle with laying down drum parts. I can hear what I want in my head, but I’m not good at getting it sequenced. I...

replies: 6 views: 459
Avatar for newguy1
newguy1 18th February 2021
Avatar for dvnte

About 20(edit: 17) seconds in, cacophony, i say it more like cacaphony. Also, i can't decide between two mixes, one was by a pro...

replies: 29 views: 740
Avatar for Bob Ross
Bob Ross 16th February 2021
Avatar for listen2benp

I saw a post about a guy dumping his girlfriend for doing the "bust it challenge"... so I wrote a song about it, lol......

replies: 0 views: 278
Avatar for listen2benp
listen2benp 15th February 2021
Avatar for mickey858


replies: 0 views: 300
Avatar for mickey858
mickey858 12th February 2021
Avatar for mickey858

I’m looking for advice on self-releasing music and how songwriting royalties splits are shared. Basically, I have a song...

replies: 0 views: 365
Avatar for mickey858
mickey858 12th February 2021