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Are you seriously serious with these threads? Great for you, but i feel like thèse kind of threads should be moderated. First sale ok, first billion ok, but first money order?
I don’t really see a problem with it. We would all like to see threads that are more useful or interesting than, “made my first X,” or “sold Y amount,” but this isn’t a heavily trafficked forum to begin with. There’s maybe one or two new threads a day, so it’s not as if the really great threads are getting buried by less significant ones.
adammonroe, you can see more uninteresting and repeating threads at AJ and I don’t think this one is something terrible, be more patient and loyal! ;)
Congratulations, White_Star! I had the same feelings before the payment!
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adammonroe says

Are you seriously serious with these threads? Great for you, but i feel like thèse kind of threads should be moderated. First sale ok, first billion ok, but first money order?

I don’t really see a problem with it. We would all like to see threads that are more useful or interesting than, “made my first X,” or “sold Y amount,” but this isn’t a heavily trafficked forum to begin with. There’s maybe one or two new threads a day, so it’s not as if the really great threads are getting buried by less significant ones.

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adammonroe says

Yes, a regular license grants you the right to use the music on one website, the keyword being ONE website.

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adammonroe says

That kind of music is always fun to write, IMO .

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adammonroe says

Just wanted to give props to Tim McMorris, as I just saw the Samuel Adam’s Octoberfest commercial on TV with his song “Made to be Free,” in it. Kinda cool to see an add on TV and know where the music came from/who made it. Keep up the good work Tim. You give us all inspiration when it comes to what is possible.

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adammonroe says

Remaking the song exactly would be something along the lines of copyright infringement, but it sounds like something probably nearly anyone here could duplicate and have sound similar?

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In modern popular music composer is not as important as the arranger. In the first place a trendy sound. Melody in last place. This is my opinion …

Yes this is true if you are talking about music made for the club/dance music/rap ect, which are indeed very popular forms of music right now, because the music is more rhythm and production based than sitting down and actually “composing” a piece of music. I believe most of this music is more or less written well it is being recorded…whereas in the past a songwriter would bring a rough sketch of his music into the studio, I believe now a lot of it is done by the seat-of-the-pants. But at that point I wouldn’t call that person an “arranger” I’d call the important person, “the producer” because they are deftly skilled at things like music production and knowing what the popular sounds are at any given moment, and they can be greatly skilled at reproducing the sound of what is selling. Also, there is probably not much pre-existing material to arrange. Maybe an “artist” has their lyrics and vague idea of a song, but I don’t think many of them have any musical ideas fleshed out. In hip-hop that person (in the past) probably had to be very familiar with various recorded music and figure out who they wanted to sample, now hip-hop has sorta moved away from sampling old records and towards synths/workstations/things of that nature. I’d say the sound dominating music right now, mainstream and indie music is synthesizers, and with indie bands you see a resurgence of things like Rhodes, Wulitzers, ect…but now I am getting off the topic.

As most of us here have to fill the role of composer and producer/engineer, it would be interesting to see different peoples methods of working. Most of the time I’ll have a rough sketch of what I want to accomplish punched up on the piano, but sometimes I’ll just make it up as I’m recording.

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That’s a lot of sales for two years. That’s more than a lot of restaurants pull. Good job.

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adammonroe says

My song is fairly similar. A little more up-tempo. Note that there are versions with and without drums.

Proud Billy – http://audiojungle.net/item/proud-billy/2775246

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