Songwriting Subforum?

Discussion in 'Feedback & Suggestions' started by asher, Jan 20, 2012.

  1. asher

    asher So Did We

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    I think this has come up in a few threads, but is there any chance of adding a songWRITING subforum? For posting lyrics, tabs, demo recordings, but specifically to talk about their writing and/or composition. We have a place to talk about the production, and the theory, but not about more generalized song feel or flow and no place for lyrics; I feel like these kinds of things would get swamped in General.
     
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  2. Lon

    Lon drop it like its G#!

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    I'd agree with a forum for composition and songwriting, as opposed to the more specific theory questions.

    Tabs and demo recordings are probably better elsewhere.
     
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    +1

    Seems like a good idea to me.
     
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    We've tried this before (back when Chris was the admin IIRC), but it got canned because nobody used it :shrug:

    Either way, this is something Alex would have to implement, so the likelyhood of it actually happening (assuming people would use it this time), is slim and none.
     
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    I would enjoy that.
    +1
     
  9. steve1

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    I suggest making a song-writing mega thread in the theory section, if it takes off, ask for it to be stickied
     
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    I think that's a great idea. +1.
     
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    Bumping this, sounds excellent :yesway:
     
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    :bump: for an excellent idea!

    I love talking about composition, and it's always useful to get some insight into how others compose!
     
  13. djpharoah

    djpharoah Awwww Yeaaaah Super Moderator

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    We had one but it had virtually no traffic and thus it was canned.
     
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    +1 to this

    I was also wondering, what are your approaches to songwriting? How do you tackle it essentially and get past the first creative stages where you're just trying to come up with a basis (a riff for example) for your song? I often struggle with that first part, coming up with a solid original chunk of music that will allow me to let the song practically write itself. I try not to force it, but I either do, or I just end up with nothing :s
     
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    +1

    It is always good to take some opinions.
     
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    I was just about to post a thread like this. I write alot of music in guitar pro and would love to get feedback on my work like this sub forum on ultimate guitar. UG Community @ Ultimate-Guitar.Com - Tabs & Chords

    If be all for this subform and I love hear ing what others write and I also like to give constructive constructive too.
     
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    Pooluke41 H. Maddas

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    I'd go for this. :yesway:
     
  19. baptizedinblood

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    :yesway:
     
  20. -Joshwa-

    -Joshwa- Gwetarz are kewl

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    Yea, definitely needed.
    Sure there are other forums more devoted to home recording and such but it would be good to get a similar section on sevenstring as a lot of other forums contain a majority of members who aren't really the target audience

    I vote :yesway:
     

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