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  1. I think this may be an improvement from my last mix, this one's really in your face hahaha that's all I know to say but yeah, would love to know how this hits you guys and if you feel there are any tweaks it may need.
  2. Hi Having had some not bad feedback in the lounge (see link) I'm looking for someone who may be able to take these songs to the next level due to me being musically challenged 😔although I am working on retro feel rock synth versions at the moment. Let me know if you want to be part of something that may be really cool! 😀
  3. Just Let It Go

    OK I've been messing around with the intro on this tune. They're each only 26 seconds long so if you have a little time, please let me know which one you like better. Thanks - Randy If you don't want to post could you possibly just like one of the two on SC. That would suffice. Thanks again. Just Let It Go Randy Drilingas Just 1L ©2017 What a strange way To start the morning. A little bit of salt Laden tears for those in mourning. Find a space and keep what’s real Right next to you. When you can no longer take it all. The savior in the mirror looks kind of like A beat up drum. Let it go. Just let it go. When the brain drain Becomes less warming. Attention spans gone. Trick the pain With something alarming. It’s a damn shame This I know. Go back a space and lose one turn. Then watch and wait to find a cure for all. With hated breath. Let it go. Just let it go. Something doesn’t feel the same. Bearing the weight of others pain. 24/7 every day. Peace of mind’s been led astray
  4. Surviving in Memory

    Something a little pink floydish... Surviving in Memory (The Voice at the Bottom of the Bottle) V1 Don't be cynical Lets drop this damn charade Your life’s a mess and there's only you to blame Your counting on a miracle to somehow change the game but it's too late now welcome to the bed you've made Chorus 1 You’ve lived by the sword Rending hearts with deeds and words Having not a care for those you may have burned So you'll die by the sword It's the destiny you've earned and it's coming down now like a house of cards Tides have turned V2 Is this all you offer me a future of shame and tears Are you happy now with cross that’s yours to bear This isn’t just soliloquy And this bottle you hold so dear Offers nothing more than disgrace and dark despair. Chorus 2 You’ve drowned all your fears in whiskey and beer in a line of women no one would call dear So you’ve mortgaged your years selling out with naught a care now you find yourself alone without a prayer Tides have turned V 3 Tides have turned The verdicts been heard and you can’t escape the judgment now incurred So this pointless masquerade won’t absolve you from your fate Here alone at the point of no return The tides have turned Reprise Its a long way down, can you feel it my friend can you see my concern? It's a long way down, to the point of no return.
  5. Cell Phone Junkies!

    I guys, Here's one that I've been working on for a bit, but I could use some fresh ears I'm still working on the mix, so please feel free to give me some advice...in any area I know there are a lot of effects on the vocals...can you understand them for the most part? Sorry I haven't been around much this year. I've been dealing with some serious health issues https://soundcloud.com/crystalsuzy/cell-phone-junkie I never leave home without my cell phone It’s a part of me now, like an udder on a cow It’s gotta be with me, both day and night Or something feels wrong; nothing feels quite right I’m a cell phone junkie, dut da da dut da! I’m a cell phone junkie, dut da da dut da! We’re going camping, ya, me and my friends We’re gonna build a fire, so that we can send Secret messages, across the flames Text gossiping's, the name of the game the summer's here and were gonna have fun No one talks; no one hears We stare at our phones, and drink our beer We can text mean things, about a friend But they don’t see it, so we don’t offend Ya, it's summer time and were gonna have fun Me and my phone enjoying the sun We’re cell phone junkies, dut da da dut da! We’re cell phone junkies, dut da da dut da! Off to the beach, where we can suntan With earplugs in, we’re lost in cyber land Suddenly we feel like, we’re in a frying pan Now we all look, like a red lobster-man! In cyber space, we communicate Whether fishing or swimming, in the middle of the lake Our phones are with us, no matter what we do Taking lots of pictures, and self-ies too Walking through trails, takes a lot of skill Starring at the screen, we can take a spill Sometimes we’ll walk, right into a swamp But with the touch of a button, help is prompt We’re cell phone junkies, dut da da dut da! We’re cell phone junkies, dut da da dut da! We can surf the net, no matter where we go Listen to our music, and watch our favorite shows If there’s a fire ban, we watch it on our phones With virtual reality; we stay in the zone It's summer time and the weather is hot We swim in the lake and smoke lots of pot! Cellphone junkies...sell phone junckles Da da da dat da dat da.... Ya, were cell phone junkies, dut da da dut da! Ya, were cell phone junkies, dut da da dut da! Da da da dat da dat da.....
  6. https://soundcloud.com/tim-makhauri/loud-and-clear-demo-3-better/s-6LqF5 Please could you critique my instrumental demo. This is the second song I've worked on to record, and am only in the early learnings of production. Notes: - Guitars are all recorded Amp-to-mic - Drums are all software
  7. Alone In This

    This is a song I wrote. I would appreciate it if you told me your opinions, and constructive criticism. I do realize I need a lot of work musically, but is this a good song? Does the emotion come across? Does it make you feel something? Is it anything special? It is really depressing and has no light at the end of the tunnel, but I don't know if every sad song needs that. Alone In This (YouTube Link) Alone In This (Soundcloud Link) Lyrics: I've got a burning soul and the truth is I am all alone alone in this I asked for help, it's overrated they're lies they sell, & I hate it just take this pill, & you'll sedate it but I'm still numb, & suicidal & it's the sun, & my idols no where to run, it is final I've got a burning soul and the truth is I am all alone alone in this it's flooding up, with me in a corner I can't keep up, & I built these borders the gates are shut, & they're my orders but I will not speak, & bare my soul it's mine to keep, so back away from the wall I've declared defeat, & I'll silently crawl everyday I rise, it all gets duller I close my eyes, try to remember colors so I lay to die, with no friend or a brother & I was born destined for this a wall of thorns the dark of the abyss no crown or no throne no star to miss a wall around home if that's what it is & I am all alone alone in this Also, I've never played my music in front of anybody. I was wondering if this is good enough to go to an open mic with.
  8. Critique my song please

    Link to song: https://soundcloud.com/tim-makhauri/barbie-alt-demo-2-new-drums Please could you critique this early demo version of my song. A few notes: • This is an instrumental version that will have vocals eventually, and has not been properly mixed (have never mixed before and am looking for advice) • This song was created in GarageBand. I am a of noob when it comes to recording, and have never mixed or used production software before. • Guitar was recorded live via a Yeti mic. Certain guitar tracks have GarageBand software amps on them. All drums are made using GarageBand. • Please give as detailed feedback and advice on how to fix and where to learn please!
  9. Simplify me, Override me (Thank you Jesus)

    I'm putting this song in the showcase section instead of the critique section cause I'm just pretty happy with it now. Mixed the crap out of it, added a bunch of parts. I'll put the lyrics in this time. I got to take some time to offer thanks, for the way you got me out of that deplorable state,I really think your Word is just so fine, I only want to know I'm doing what is truly right, And if I take my eye off of your face, I run the risk of missing out on what you're trying to say, You always speak when my mind is in an honest place, And give me water from the fountain that is flowing with grace, And if I could just take a second or two, To offer up my services in total honor of you, Because I think your ways are super magic and cool, And I am so inadequate I'm just a worm and a tool, Simplify me, (Thank you Yahweh) Override me (You sent us Jesus) So if you find it in your heart to do this one crazy thing, Please force my hand and make my heart become the way it should be, Cause even if it hurts it's still gonna be worth it to me, To learn to fight to help these captives become finally free, But see that means that I gotta be free myself, And so I can't hold onto habits that would keep me in hell, So I forgive everybody for everything, It's really easy when I recognize how awful I've been, Simplify me, (Thank you Yahweh) Override me (You sent us Jesus) Now I'm not saying I don't welcome any criticism, I'm just not seeking it. I'm quite happy with this, I know it ain't perfect but I'm tired of messing with it and it makes me really happy now every time I listen so... that's what I wanted
  10. Hello, i'm new to this

    I'm an amateur songwriter and i'm really looking to take that next step.
  11. Hey SongStuffers, this is probably the most fleshed out demo I've done so far so any feedback (performance, production, but especially songwriting). I'd like to know if you like the song of course , also what you don't like. I tried to reference a Foo Fighter's track for the mix...I don't pretend it's anywhere near the quality but I'd appreciate any feedback on the attempt to recreate that sound. Lyrics: When there's a light on You just can't rely on That someone's home The bed is warm waiting for you You try to lie to yourself Believing anything That makes you scream That makes you feel like you can't sleep Until you find Another light in your night Stars on fire burning brighter than the sun And then you'll find That you realize that you had A shooting star in your hand the whole time Under the covers You thought there were others But you’re the one Who didn't want to know the truth There comes a time when You open your mind to That someone who Believed in you all this time And then you find Another light in your night Stars on fire burning brighter than the sun and you'll find That you realize that you had A shooting star in your hand the whole time ** bridge ** A shooting star in your hand Ain't it grand? Aint' it grand? And then you find Another light in your night Star on fire burning brighter than the sun and you will find That you realize that you had A shooting star in your hand the whole time A shooting star A shooting star in your hand (c) ken payne, 2017
  12. Right Thing - Rock Song

    Hi, Rebooted a dormant song from 3 years ago. I’m a better song writer, arranger, mixer and musician now, so I decided to have another go at it. Plus, I wanted to really play the solo instead of using Shredder 2! Feedback welcome: https://soundcloud.com/jonathan-linton-3/right-thing-v1 JONATHAN LINTON – THE RIGHT THING (Words by Jonathan Linton, Music by Jonathan Linton) Circumstance is so unkind The wrong place at the right time You know it all, you’re intertwined A moral decision consumes your mind Those that know, got you in their sight No escape from the helpless plight Angel on the left shoulder, devil on right Damned if you’re wrong, damned if you’re right Good deeds didn’t prepare you for this Innocence gone, give it one last kiss The righteous path won’t pull you though Sometimes the right thing’s the wrong thing to do The dark side it sucks you in Innocence lost, the ultimate sin The path of light won’t pull you though Sometimes the right thing’s the wrong thing to do Sometimes the right thing’s the wrong thing to do Sometimes the right thing’s the wrong thing to do High in their pulpit they preach to us Holier then thou, in their words we trust And then they’re caught in a boyish lust Hushed by the leaders, it’s so unjust How can they judge, how can they condemn Self preservation’s built in all men They’d do the same if it happened to them Moral decision won’t help you then Good deeds didn’t prepare you for this Innocence gone, give it one last kiss The righteous path won’t pull you though Sometimes the right thing’s the wrong thing to do The dark side it sucks you in Innocence lost, the ultimate sin The path of light won’t pull you though Sometimes the right thing’s the wrong thing to do Sometimes the right thing’s the wrong thing to do Sometimes the right thing’s the wrong thing to do Sometimes the right thing’s the wrong thing to do Sometimes the right thing’s the wrong thing to do Urrrghhh!
  13. Hi, this is me

    Hi, I'm Diene I'm in a band called Astronaut in Cyberspace, we are underground operating in Stockholm.
  14. Greetings all, Project Intro: I'm working on a remix that is loosely based on "Simple and Clean" and "Sanctuary" by Utada Hikaru from Disney's Kingdom Hearts. The goal of the production is to uniquely blend the two songs together with an end result features new instrumentation, a completely original arrangement, and new orchestration, while adding new lyrical content based on ironic/metaphoric references to Kingdom Hearts framed as a (tragic) love song. It will take some work, but if could be both a challenging, fun, and well rewarding project. The track will feature two rappers, and two singers with plans for a guitarist to help fill the rest of the track. I've already begun production and am shooting for a release within the next few months. A studio performance video is planned as a YouTube release. What I'm looking for: What I need help with is the lyrical content for the two singers throughout the verses (predominately lead by a female vocal). Being able to use metaphoric references in a cleaver and non cheesy way is critical here. It also helps if you're familiar with Kingdom Hearts to draw some inspiration from. If you are not familiar with KH, no worries! I created a document that I can share that holds a host of references, as well as abridged story breakdowns and a few key fan highlights for you to digest and aid in your writing. Why this: The project aligns with a user demographic that I'm trying to capture, also considering the content of this nature is popular on my YouTube channel aka my previous video game covers. I figured, I want to give this group something special and something as epic. And, since Kingdom Hearts is a popular subject right now (considering the upcoming full number release), I figured it also gives up opportunity to capitalize on upcoming search quires as the new game gets closer to release....should we hit things on time. Lets also not forget that I think it'd be both a fun project and a nice proof of concept for myself and others for a quality production. Scope: The final production will be completely free to download and listen to on SoundCloud and YouTube. Should it do well, it will be part of another project called Project Kingdom XIII, an EP of remixes and covers based again around Kingdom Hearts. Apply: Please send me some of your lyric samples to me at kjxdamu5@gmail.com . I may or may not be able to reply to each submission. If I do not, I apologize in advance. Please tell me a little about yourself and why you think you're a fit for this project. If you have any concerns or questions, please send them to me at the above address along with your samples. Thank you and looking forward to working with you!
  15. Hypnotize me, Override Me (Demo)

    I think I'm getting close with my mixes, I'm pretty dang happy with this, I see it's not... it's sort of crammed together, or like... forced to work, but I kinda like that. Reminds me of those 70's and 80's punk bands that produced themselves and it came out awful and gorgeous at the same time. Still suggestions are appreciated cause it could always be better. Oh yeah and the song too, I'm not... the vocal isn't kiilllling me, but with all the difficulties I've had lately I feel like I need to settle at some point just to get something out there, confidence will probably come as I get positive feedback again. Anywho... I'm talking too much, here's the song.
  16. Now that we're over

    Hello! a new song from the band i'm in. seeking any comments about this song! your comments will be helpful for my bandmates and me to improve the song! my concerns are that the song is a little bit uninteresting, and that the instrumentation of the song is not up to mark. the synth seemed muddy and messy. my wife also commented on her ambivalence about the lyrics. the lyrics are below, and thank you in advance for your comments! ========== lyrics ========== [verse] staring at your back my gut has a gnarly feeling, something is wrong inside if only i can slice deep into your mind, Mental swiss army knife Wild Knots that need unwind and find that light [verse] your phone incessantly rings is it work or i suspect Well, it could be him? didn’t we have moments Of Blissful clarity Unyielding loyalty? Things we make-believe Like Love will set you free [chorus] I'll pore over the memories shore up misgivings, blame my deficiencies Tenderness haunts me after dark, oh Now that we are over, Now that we are over Somehow [verse] Something's wrong i swear I checked your phone logs and find the ghost of him is there Am i losing you like a fistful of sand, I don’t understand, Your illicit affair, This love is second-hand.. [Bridge] digging into your neck my spirit’s sapped to a wreck asphyxiation last drag of the cigarette Shards of broken dream It wasn’t a silly fling adulteration Rupture at the seams
  17. Who I am

    Hello guys, I am a Brazilian lyricist, I have several songs made with friends from around the world and besides them I need more opinions about my lyrics. This is the only way I have to improve in my day to day life. A friend who has been around for a long time was the one who indicated me this site, I hope to make friends, get collaborations and who knows how to help someone on some project. I ask for a little patience because I do not speak English and my lyrics are translated by other people. Hugs! Edson Brasil de Castro
  18. Stop

  19. Hi there! Has been a while since I last posted something. We had a gig last weekend and performed this new song for the very first time: We had the opportunity to the audio directly out of from the mixer, so we placed some cameras to also get some images. What do you think? Please have in mind that this really was a live recording - including all mistakes Lyrics: I am protecting you from all the things that can hurt you and still I am trying to help you and tell you all the things so listen to me You look in my face and lie to me You just disagree Your intentions are good but all I see is conspiracy You dont wanna hurt me In fact you really like me you are scared about how I might react Every word you say to me is being processed by me Im trying to guess the real meaning I want the truth I am scared of loosing you You dont know what I’m going trough My behaviour is not easy too Im making it worse I Just wanna let you know that Im falling on my knees right now Now you can look down on me not just in your mind but literally Why dont you just drop your last bomb and let me free No more lies from you no more fear for me Thank you! Yves
  20. Gate of Contempt

    Musicians Invited: Any musician whatsoever is welcome to take this, process/rework it and use in a song. I'm grateful for whatever music someone can turn this into! Harrowing background sound, cruel, heavy and callous voice acting and a mysterious tone are welcome, but do whatever you feel like. Ideal Tone: Think dark fantasy. Think fantasy Dwarfs, but malicious, mysterious slavers, idolaters and sacrificers. Think heavy, deep Dwarf voice, yet harsh and arrogant. Think contemptuous toward lesser slave beings. Think cruel monument builders and demented megalomaniacs. Think torturers and evil geniuses. Think bull worshippers, think shadow and flame, think fire and lightning. Think sons of Darkness. Think nightmare ash wastes, obsidian ziggurats, storms, volcanic eruptions, earthquakes and pollution. Think death and misery. Think dark industry and fire temples. Think blacksmiths of Chaos who forges Daemons into armament.Think hearts of stone. Genre: Whatever you can bring to the table! Ancient oriental impressionism, metal, classical, folk... The list goes on. Give us your take on this! Don't be afraid to chop up the lines, polish, add and improve to make it a working song. We're happy with what we get. Setting: Games Workshop's Warhammer fantasy world. However, this can easily be made setting-inspecific and fantasy generic by exchanging "holy Hashut" for "Bull God" "Dark Deity" or whatever. This is particularly relevant for anyone wanting to turn a profit out of this. Find out more song texts by me and others in the same vein here, all of which are open for musicians to grab themselves onto. Song Text: Low-quality, I presume, since it's written by a raw amateur. Should you nevertheless find promise, then by all means rework it into something you like! Disclaimer: This is non-profit project, but I won't object if anyone uses it for profit ventures so long as I am credited and so long as I have full access to the audio files and have unlimited rights to use and share this for free however I see fit for hobby purposes. Also, should someone for some reason make a small fortune out of this or other song texts of mine I would advice you to toss me a small cash sum, but otherwise profit don't interest me here. __________________ Gate of Contempt "They pick at lice, the dumb their wise. Enthroned in glory dark, am I hereby proclaimed insane, by inert lowly simpletons who care but for the grain? Great works in stone they quietly bemoan as heavy drain, and ask why giant portal must be built in empty plain? O why, o why? They are but mice, can't see the prize. I swear to holy Hashut and by His rending horns twain, stragglers and doubters will be whipped back into lane. Appeasing Father's molten fury I will ramp up all the slain, and by this hill o' skulls and bones remake our terrain. O why, o why? With reddened eyes, their deathly cries. Restful joy of hale and lowly thrall remains our foulest stain, so burden them with labour and lock on the rusty chain! Their bones will snap, their backs will break for cruelty, their bane, will haunt their dreams and breath awake alike under my reign! O why, o why? They mouthed their lies, we cut their ties. The smallfolk may complain and whine, as they die off like flies, but I, o mighty one, am risen to the skies!" - Chaos Dwarf song from the construction of the Gates of Zharr, during the reign of Zhargon the Great
  21. Watershed

    Damn. Just realized I clipped a few seconds off the beginning. Since I'm working on it, I'll leave it for now. I finally got around to redoing this 2011 song. I've got some ideas on what I might do with it but wanted a few opinions first. Lyrically, I was glad to find it out it is still as relevant today as it was when I wrote it. There are a couple lines I'm so-so with so if they get pointed out, I'll probably change them. Probably will regardless, I went with the lines that sounded better, not necessarily the one's that would work the absolute best. It may or may not matter. Overall I'm pleased with it, but also think maybe the third time may be the charm. Chow. Watershed Just 1L, Randy Drilingas 2011 I fear we'll never get another try. Gone are the days, we could do as we like. Seems like everything we do Hurts another side. Can't seem to find a plot of common ground. Sides are too far apart. Lands too unsound. Sit back and join the fight that's going 'round. And that's no damn good. (2x) We keep pointing our fingers At the other side. Never once do we ask ourselves How it might affect the others plight. It's just "Mine, it's all mine. Stay away from my side or I'll desecrate your freedoms tonight." I love it when we're told "Comply!" Or else we're wrong. Sarcasm aside, many freedoms have gone. Shit like that makes me think We'll never get along. So we keep living making livings Trying to find our way. We get used to the change. Does no good to complain. Often glancing back at What we call the "good old days." And that's no damn good. (2x) We used to think that the Watershed Would give us life. It did that. It did more. It also taught us we all know how to fight. My gains what you despise. The watershed turns to bloodshed in the blink of an eye. Used to think that the Watershed Would give us life. It did that. It did more. It also taught us we all know how to fight. Their gains what you despise. The watershed turns to bloodshed in the blink of an eye. And when somebody pulls their gun. Everybody's on the run. The watershed turns to bloodshed in the blink of an eye. And so on and so forth ,,, yadda yadda yadda, and the songs over.
  22. Aurora from Melbourne

    We would be what folk sounds like, if folk wore steel capped boots. We will post some covers, please check them out. Lovre from Aurora.
  23. Song about naughty stuff...

    Hi all. I've recorded a song, and would love to you guys' and gals' opinions on it. It's a rough mix, a bit out of balance especially in the coda. Please let me know what you think! Update: New version: https://soundcloud.com/will-sketches/rock-with-your-love-new-demo Old version: https://soundcloud.com/willem-h-de-boer/rock-with-your-love-additional-vocals
  24. Wizard and Glass

    I hope you like this song. It is inspired by Stephen King's book of the same title. It was recorded at home, except drums which were recorded in a proffesional study and mixed at home. Lyrics: A story was told a long time ago when Roland was fourteen and got his guns And he’ll never forget the days of believing That he would be safe from the wizard and glass Susan was returning from her visit to the witch She was forced to marry the old mayor of the town but she Deserved to be free Roland met her and they rode together on his horse Trying to deny their feelings only led to get things worse Starting a war. At night in my nightmares I always remember People from this town telling lies And I’ll never forget the days of believing That we would be safe from the wizard and glass The mayor was found murdered, they threw Roland into jail Susan came to free her love, the crystal ball discovered her The witch could see them People from the village planned to do a sacrifice The offering for harvest would be Susan on a burning pyre She wouldn’t survive Come on now, come on now Come on, save Susan, Roland (x4) Wizard and glass (x2)
  25. Hi guys, I've recently started producing this track and was inspired by Sting's "Ten Summoners Tales" album whilst writing. The theme to the tune is when you meet someone special, get to know them, get on really well just for a brief time, and then part and never see each other again. It has no lyrics, but I would love some feedback if possible on the track. If you would like to add vocals or lyrics, please let me know as I would love to hear vocals on this track. Many thanks, Kevin
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