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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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Anthony Quinn 22 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...

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Pyeguy 2 days ago
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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...

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Ol' Betsey 18 hours ago
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Just found these guys this morning. Thank you, Youtube. For me, another new, great example of songwriting. Great vocal...

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Pyeguy 21 hours ago
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I've stumbled across this very interesting article on ABBA and an analysis of their works with a very interesting quote; “If...

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Chiquitita 23 hours ago
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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...

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J.Good 2 days ago
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bill5 2 days ago
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Some records I've been enjoying lately have come from Jon Bryant. 'Twenty Something' produced by Alex Newport in Los Angeles...

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Pyeguy 3 days ago
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Hello, I arrange and mix my songs. Took advice from Producers and i had suggestions to mix my drums stereo. But i use Singular...

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Phil Cibley 5 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 6 days ago
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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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elegentdrum 1 week ago
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Do you have any go-to ways to add some brightness (2kHz +) to your songs? Cynbals, hsakers and other like percussions seem...

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Sharp11 1 week ago
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Hi guys and gals, I am hobbyist who likes to create all sorts of music. I bought myself a nektar T6 keyboard for Xmas......

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PuggaMahone 1 week ago
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Hey guys! Am an electronic music producer. I've always had a hard time finding musicians (in my case vocalists) to collab with....

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markmann 1 week ago
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How´s your workflow? Do you decide what instruments are you going to use from the very first beginning and commit or you just...

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RayHeath 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 2 weeks ago
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I have found it interesting lately that some people I know said they no longer worry about copyrighting their songs because they...

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newguy1 3 weeks ago
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Goodnight. I am up to date on copyright and its rules, but I have a question and I would like someone to help me. Let's...

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nave mastering 3 weeks ago
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I'm a multi-instrumental solo artist based out of Florida that writes highly charged genre-bending music to move your body...

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antonioki 3 weeks ago
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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...

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docbop 4 weeks ago
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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...

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listen2benp 4 weeks ago
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Hello! Here's a little idea I recorded last night in my little home studio. Signal chain was KM84 > API 312 mic pre >...

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Pyeguy 4 weeks ago
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Working on a song with 88 bpm intro, 108 bpm midsection and 88 bpm ending. Wondering the best way to transition between the...

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pdiddy 11th March 2021
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Hi, I tried to search to find the answer to my basic questions regarding scale degrees but have actually failed hidz. I hope you...

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TheReaper 10th March 2021
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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...

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Deleted fe72b385f72c012 10th March 2021
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I figured I would stop simping with RnB and do some do or die style... as usual please leave me some feedback so...

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listen2benp 9th March 2021
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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...

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mattharveymusic 8th March 2021
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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...

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willcrook 8th March 2021
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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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J.Good 4th March 2021
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Hello outworld! I'm trying to find my musical path/songwriting technic for a while. I want to write my song firstly at keyboard....

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Deleted fe72b385f72c012 2nd March 2021
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Another shot at perfection lol...well I'm practicing the singing and a new track... like before please leave any helpful...

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listen2benp 1st March 2021
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Hello guys this is our Debut single from Plantbased Duo “Health Wave” Hope you like...

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mixalisz 1st March 2021
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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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s wave 26th February 2021
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I am trying to figure out if any popular songs have used this particular chord progression and am particularly interested in how...

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Sharp11 26th February 2021
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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...

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oldinternet 25th February 2021
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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...

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markmann 24th February 2021
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Yo, I normally try to drop on Mondays but I had to reflect on daft punk... Almost cried watching the last video......

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listen2benp 24th February 2021
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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...

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Me.Lee 22nd February 2021
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Anyone can breakdown to the chords in this loopsample? Even better if you could help me with some midi, would love to know every...

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Taragana 21st February 2021
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Hi all. Has anyone here taken the Graham English Speed Songwriting course? I would like to know if it is was helpful or if...

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Kalfisher 21st February 2021
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Hi all, Does anyone have experience using Fiver? What did you use it for and what was your experience like ? Happy with the...

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pencilextremist 20th February 2021
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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...

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newguy1 18th February 2021
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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...

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Bob Ross 16th February 2021
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I saw a post about a guy dumping his girlfriend for doing the "bust it challenge"... so I wrote a song about it, lol......

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listen2benp 15th February 2021
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mickey858 12th February 2021
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I’m looking for advice on self-releasing music and how songwriting royalties splits are shared. Basically, I have a song...

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mickey858 12th February 2021
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Lately I've been trying to focus on the craft of putting a song together... I usually write hip hop music but since being locked...

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bill5 9th February 2021
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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....

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Cyllthain 9th February 2021
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I have not studied music theory, but tend to hunt and peck my way into writing rather complex jazzy arrangements and it's time to...

Bongo Spank
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s wave 8th February 2021
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So this week I tried some NY compression methods to get the drums and vocals to pop more and played with some verbs to try to...

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listen2benp 8th February 2021
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Alright it's a bit hard to explain, but let's say two notes, an octave apart. For example a 'C' and a 'C'. Instead of playing...

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shawshawraw 7th February 2021
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What instrument is sounding during the start of the second verse starting around :58? Is that a guitar? I noticed it isn't...

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DanPopRockGuitar 5th February 2021