hey listen to my new song (thread)

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Re: hey listen to my new song (thread)

Postby josh » Wed Mar 30, 2016 8:36 am

Here's a rarity... a song I wrote without any kinds of prompts (such as Song Fight or RPM)...

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Re: hey listen to my new song (thread)

Postby jb » Wed Mar 30, 2016 12:24 pm

I didn't know that Redhat Package Manager had a song prompt library.
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Re: hey listen to my new song (thread)

Postby josh » Wed Mar 30, 2016 12:52 pm

Hardy har. ☺
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Re: hey listen to my new song (thread)

Postby jb » Thu Mar 31, 2016 6:40 am

Me n' Glenn Case made a song for his new album. It goes out to all the little nerd boys and girls who never got over their first.

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Re: hey listen to my new song (thread)

Postby fluffy » Sun Apr 17, 2016 10:45 pm

Lately I've been making a lot of music and sound effects for game jams. Here's the stuff I made for several games in Global Game Jam 2016:



and this past weekend for Ludum Dare I focused my efforts on a single game (that I also designed):

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Re: hey listen to my new song (thread)

Postby starfinger » Tue Apr 19, 2016 8:58 am

I did a Ludum Dare this weekend as well!

https://soundcloud.com/kongbalong/sets/wearwolf-ost
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Re: hey listen to my new song (thread)

Postby GlennCase » Tue Jun 14, 2016 6:28 pm

It's been a while, so I don't remember: Is this also the appropriate thread for new albums?

I released a new album today called "Noble Stuff" that is available through most online retailers and streaming services, but I'll just focus on one of the songs from that album:



I was (and am) thrilled to have collaborated with Sum on this.
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Re: hey listen to my new song (thread)

Postby Chumpy » Tue Sep 13, 2016 8:07 am

Howdy,

I wrote most of this song last year at the start of the 'Circle of Titles', thinking it would be a good challenging title to give to somebody, since it's weird and highly technical. I thought, how hard could it be to write a song with this title? Turns out not that hard, we finished it up last weekend after it spent some time languishing in our back catalog.

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Re: hey listen to my new song (thread)

Postby jb » Thu Nov 03, 2016 9:57 pm

A pre-election angst song.



The Afterparty
I’m freaking out, I can't stand the suspense
Eyes buggin’ out, jaw clenched muscles tense
I hate surprises, always be prepared
Waiting waiting waiting waiting, pulling out my hair

Meet me at the afterparty. I’m skipping out
I’ll meet you at the afterparty, fuck this stupid doubt
I abdicate the burden of from here and now to then
Bake my paranoia in a casserole of Zen

Eyelids won’t stop twitching, oh dear Jesus, make it stop
Head’s a pale balloon, just one sharp shock to pop
Right leg taps the rhythm, of our mutual demise
Left one lost all feeling waiting for the big surprise

The smell of dryer sheets, the sound of nothing due
The first full day of Summer and a sky chock full of blue
I keep them close at hand, they help take off the edge
Make it not so tempting to step up on the ledge

Meet me at the afterparty. I’m skipping out
I’ll meet you at the afterparty, fuck this stupid doubt
I abdicate the burden of from here and now to then
Bake my paranoia in a casserole of Zen
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Re: hey listen to my new song (thread)

Postby Rone Rivendale » Fri Nov 04, 2016 3:13 pm

Yeah, I think that about covers it, JB.

Worst election ever.
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Re: hey listen to my new song (thread)

Postby arby » Thu Nov 10, 2016 8:44 am

new song from LW | RG, this one was inspired by the TV show "The Good Place" (originally called "The Ballad of Fake Eleanor"). we're currently working on finishing up our very first album. this song won't be on it because it's too new, but it might show up as a b-side or we might save it for a future record.



I know I don’t belong here
I know I’m just a douchebag
I know you didn’t want me
I know I’ll have to go

Heaven help me
Heaven help me
Please don’t send me away
Heaven help me

All my life I’ve been a hater
All my life I’ve been alone
All my life I always wanted
All my life to be this way

Heaven help me
Heaven help me
Please don’t send me away
Heaven help me
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Re: hey listen to my new song (thread)

Postby arby » Thu Nov 10, 2016 8:45 am

I like your song JB! That was totally how I felt on Tuesday night. :/ :(
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Re: hey listen to my new song (thread)

Postby jb » Thu Nov 10, 2016 9:43 pm



Cross post of this election song.
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Re: hey listen to my new song (thread)

Postby jb » Tue Nov 15, 2016 4:58 pm

Crossposting this non-fight song that started as a fight entry and became a protest song instead.
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Re: hey listen to my new song (thread)

Postby jb » Tue Nov 22, 2016 3:09 pm

My band has a new 4-song EP, now on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/3WZZkxYStLFSjtVLJiGsPN
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Re: hey listen to my new song (thread)

Postby jb » Wed Dec 14, 2016 2:36 pm

Did you know that you have a superpower? It's the ability to generate infinite brownie points.

In other words, here is a birthday song for my mother-in-law.

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Re: hey listen to my new song (thread)

Postby Pigfarmer Jr » Mon Jan 16, 2017 12:28 pm

I released an album on Bandcamp at the end of November as Dead Ambassadors. It has one song from songfight "Do You Have A Plan." It was written and recorded in two days. I spent several hours over the following two weeks mixing it. It is basically a failed attempt at an album in a day.

I am also working on another release that features quite a few songfight tunes mainly from about a year ago (or just over) including Get The War On, Meat Grinder and several others. If you aren't opposed to libertarian politics and motorcycles in songs then feel free to follow on fb (I'm not really pushing it, so don't feel obligated.)

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Re: hey listen to my new song (thread)

Postby SchlimminyCricket » Thu Mar 16, 2017 9:26 pm

I put together an album from stuff I've written over the past few years. There are a few Songfight tracks on there, including an entirely new version of a song I did way back in 2011 (If I Had One), as well as songs that just haven't found a home before that saw me exploring pop structure (The Mall and Mister Jeffries), fixed form poetry (Run Together, Everlasting), and holiday carols (Turkey and Labor Day), plus just goofing around.

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Re: hey listen to my new song (thread)

Postby j$ » Mon Jun 05, 2017 3:31 pm

Maybe not the right place to post this; but here's a video-gram of a cover that I and the mighty K Anderson made. Marvel at the cheek! Marvel at how old, fat and grey I am. Just marvel at "Happy Days" done sad. (also my 'acting' - I missed a vocation)!
Please do like it, if you like it! Don't if you don't! j$
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Re: hey listen to my new song (thread)

Postby HeuristicsInc » Tue Jun 06, 2017 6:32 am

I don't know this K Anderson but that video's a lot of fun!
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Re: hey listen to my new song (thread)

Postby Chumpy » Tue Jun 06, 2017 3:09 pm

Really enjoyed the song and video j$, you guys nailed it.
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Re: hey listen to my new song (thread)

Postby MicahSommer » Tue Aug 01, 2017 9:23 am

I finished an album in April that I keep forgetting to tell people about.

https://micahsommer.bandcamp.com/album/ ... er-stories

It includes (variously reworked versions of) five Songfight entries, one Circle of Titles entry, and five songs I came up with all by myself.

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