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7 Dying Trees
05-18-2019, 10:45 AM
Week 7 (Penultimate, it's almost over!), remember, no eliminations, everyone welcome to join in, in fact, with just one entry you can match the score of 2 participants!

markus got 3 songs in last week, even though the last one was dubious with it being variations on a single motif, which sails a little close to the one of the rules, still, I'll allow it. This time :D

Scores after week 6 are as Follows:

Markus: 67 points
Nick: 65 Points
Iron1: 60 points
7 Dying Trees: 60 points
Connor : 40 points
Rev Drucifer: 10 points
Blankplank: 10 points

The rest of MG.org:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tOlh-g2dxrI

Instead of eliminations, we will work like thus:

We'll attempt to submit one song a week.

- The first scores you 10 points.
- The second in a week scores you 5 points
- The third, 2 points
- The fourth 1 point, and 1 point for every further song.

If you miss a week, you score 0 points, but, it allows everyone to keep playing until the end. It means people falling ill or ending up with heavy workloads don't get eliminated due to bad luck, and it also means people can start and join in whenever, and play a bit of catch up if they want. 10 points is an incentive to submit weekly, but if something happens, and it's late, you can still play a little catch up.

We'll keep a rolling tally all the way through to week 8, at which point someone will be rewarded with the coveted season 2 crown(*)

Rules:
1) All Submissions by end of play 17th of May
2) Even if noone can check, the spirit is writing a song a week
3) No rules on genre, you don't even need to do the same style next week
4) Must be a song, unless you have a very (and I mean the kind that is beyond the ability of mere mortals) good argument for playing the same riff for 3+ minutes it won't fly
5) Entries composed on a tascam or without drums, whatever, also welcome, this is about writing a song, not dressing it up in lipstick and a short skirt
6) If you don't submit, you're don't score points.
7) Remember that quality outstrips quantity, don't just post up tons of rubbish to try and win, we're doing this to get writing, someone winning the coveted season 2 crown is a bonus(*)
8) Mixtests don't count, there's another forum for that (ss.org)
9) Submissions to be posted as soundcloud links

We will not:
1) Make people feel bad about mixing skills by turning this into a mixtest competition, it's about getting a load of us writing to a deadline, this is about writing, not about how awesome your headless kiesel sounds through an axe fx with superior drummer
2) Make people feel bad about how well it's recorded
3) Spam thread with songs we've had lying around for ages or anything non relevant to this competition and it's rules
4) Discourage anyone from participating
5) Tell anyone they suck. Songwriting is a skill, you learn it, some people will be better, others worse, this isn't a pissing competition
6) Steal others work or ideas.

Lastly, when commenting on other peoples work:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t3ICRoe-QIw

(*) crown may not be real and instead be made of internet kudos

Jumpintofinity
05-18-2019, 03:31 PM
I'm gonna have some submissions soon. One is being released professionally and another I actually matched with a girl on tinder and like an hour later she laid down a really nice chorus on an instrumental I made so now we're perfecting it and then gonna record remixed versions with rappers in my area.

Iron1
05-19-2019, 12:37 PM
Started writing this with a 101.5* fever, and kinda like it... maybe that's the fever talking... who knows...

https://soundcloud.com/iron1/the-relic-3-0-1

Iron1
05-19-2019, 09:26 PM
Ok, being sick gives me more time to jam, apparently.

#2 for the week:
https://soundcloud.com/iron1/path-of-the-iscariot-2-1-1

7 Dying Trees
05-23-2019, 11:37 AM
looks like my soundcard giving up means that the two i've been working on can't be completed this week at all. bummed. not going to be able to get a new one for a few days, so i've been ruled out unless i find a way to bounce one track that isn't really finished

7 Dying Trees
05-23-2019, 11:00 PM
Managed to get what I had mixed down, and it's a bit glued, and no leads, but what can you do when your soundcard dies! (Answer, use the axe fx as one, cheers Nick) anyway, not got time to polish after wasting loads trying to reinstall drivers and mess around before deciding card was dead...

https://soundcloud.com/7-dying-trees/saw-season-2-week-7-v2

Iron1
05-24-2019, 12:27 AM
Managed to get what I had mixed down, and it's a bit glued, and no leads, but what can you do when your soundcard dies! (Answer, use the axe fx as one, cheers Nick) anyway, not got time to polish after wasting loads trying to reinstall drivers and mess around before deciding card was dead...

https://soundcloud.com/7-dying-trees/saw-season-2-week-7-v2

Sorry about your technical difficulties, but glad ya found a work-around - this song rips!

Nick
05-25-2019, 01:00 AM
im fucked, i thought i had somethign but its shit and after a week of spending all my spare time mixing my album I cannot be fucked :(

Iron1
05-25-2019, 12:31 PM
That sucks Nick! Well, looks like we have a nice "anything goes/anyone wins" set up for week 8.

Nick
05-25-2019, 12:39 PM
https://soundcloud.com/nick-collins-7/saw-7

:drumpf: