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October ODC - The Start
« on: October 07, 2017, 02:38:17 AM »
Well, well, well....

It's challenge time....

It's October....

Sooooooo......

It should be halloween themed right?

Nah..... :P

Too easy....

Been there, done, that, bought the digital download....

Hey!
Don't blame me!
I tried to slough this off :P

Just kidding.... I'm terrible at this....
If I had any inspiration I wouldn't need the ODC to kick my ass into writing songs every month lol

Hmmm...now there's an idea.....

You always hear people say they have trouble starting something...whether it's a song, a letter, a lawnmower...

This month's challenge is to write and record a new song (starting ...now!) about the start of something.....
It can be anything - doesn't matter what - starting an engine, starting a new life, starting to change, starting a job - whatever you pick, the song MUST contain the word START (spoken or sung or whispered or screamed or shouted or mumbled) at least once.... and the song must be about starting....or not starting....something :D
And in keeping with recent events - the song should sound like something Tom Petty would record.....

No time limits,  no restrictions on instrumentation, no restrictions on loops/samples etc........
You may request a "guest" artiste on your track without stopping them from entering their own track...the only restriction is that they shouldn't be involved in the "writing" of the song - that would make it a collaboration and exclude them from entering their own track...
As always...a collaboration only has one entrant vote, the creator of other tracks has the only entrant vote (session musicians have no input)
Tactical voting by session artists will be punishable by red hot pokers and The Comfy Chair.....

Instrumentals welcome, but don't forget the "start" word stipulation...

Entries shall close midnight on the 28th of October 2017 wherever you are in the world..... so get started!

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Re: October ODC - The Start
« Reply #1 on: October 07, 2017, 05:43:58 AM »
Got an idea for this one. Well, the title anyway.


Dark, Scared, and Alone.


Its about the start of my love life...... :P

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Re: October ODC - The Start
« Reply #2 on: October 07, 2017, 08:10:54 AM »
Good theme Neilmac.

Only one question from me. What is the other artist meant to do to your track that doesn't form some kind of collaboration?

Do you mean like if the songs all written and recorded, someone else can jump in and add a van halen solo on top?

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Re: October ODC - The Start
« Reply #3 on: October 07, 2017, 12:23:37 PM »
So the shot gun I heard last night was just the start of the ODC....  :o ::-> ::->
If.... it's a temporary lull... why am I bored right outta my skull?
Man, I'm dressin' sharp an' feelin' dull
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Re: October ODC - The Start
« Reply #4 on: October 07, 2017, 12:35:47 PM »
Huh , I got music jysterote it a sec ago . Funny how that happens .
Now to flow all together lol

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Re: October ODC - The Start
« Reply #5 on: October 07, 2017, 12:45:10 PM »
Huh , I got music jysterote it a sec ago . Funny how that happens .
Now to flow all together lol


Wait wait wait hold up no I don’t . Has to be Tom petty  ::)

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Re: October ODC - The Start
« Reply #6 on: October 07, 2017, 03:18:14 PM »
This would be a great example.  Sadly Daughtry did it first!



(I seriously love this song though!)

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Re: October ODC - The Start
« Reply #7 on: October 07, 2017, 03:34:35 PM »
Good theme Neilmac.

Only one question from me. What is the other artist meant to do to your track that doesn't form some kind of collaboration?

Do you mean like if the songs all written and recorded, someone else can jump in and add a van halen solo on top?

Yes  :P sort of.....
What I mean is YOU write the song.....You alone....
Guest artistes or session players do not contribute lyrics, melody or ideas which change the song....
They just play what you tell them to play.....
"If it looks good, you'll see it.If it sounds good you'll hear it. If it's marketed right you'll buy it. But if it's real, you'll feel it"

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Re: October ODC - The Start
« Reply #8 on: October 07, 2017, 05:39:29 PM »
Great theme, Neil...  (-!)
A computer once beat me at chess, but as it turns out it was no match for me at kickboxing...

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Re: October ODC - The Start
« Reply #9 on: October 07, 2017, 06:01:09 PM »
This would be a great example.  Sadly Daughtry did it first!



(I seriously love this song though!)

Ohhhh Myyyyy .... lol


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Re: October ODC - The Start
« Reply #10 on: October 17, 2017, 04:48:44 AM »
anyone done, yet?  i'm close i think.

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Re: October ODC - The Start
« Reply #11 on: October 17, 2017, 08:24:37 AM »
Nope , not even started :(

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Re: October ODC - The Start
« Reply #12 on: October 17, 2017, 07:46:32 PM »
Nope , not even started :(

no excuses, get to work!

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Re: October ODC - The Start
« Reply #13 on: October 17, 2017, 08:44:59 PM »
no excuses, get to work!

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probably post mine in a day or two, might re-visit that drum track...

It’s not gunna happen unfortunately, one thing is now that I have a roommate recording time is hard to find also I’m amping up my Work trying to move up also have classes on our new winter equipment starting tomorrow 6am and have to go to another county for that 😠

Soooooo , hugs ? Lol



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Re: October ODC - The Start
« Reply #14 on: October 17, 2017, 10:04:23 PM »
Not started but nearly finished agrades other challenge.

Eggs in one basket springs to mind. I can't multi-task!