a few weeks back, I had an interesting little idea.
I wondered whether it would be possible to produce five different song styles in 10 minutes - from start to finish.
Sketching one song in 10 minutes is already interesting, but creating five separate styles seemed a bit crazy at first. However, I decided to give it a go. Of course I had to plan some things beforehand (like sound choice, effects, and re-use of song elements). But in the end, the main work was the reduction of each style to its essential elements.
Without further ado, here is what I came up with:
I definitely had a lot of fun with this challenge, and I would loooooove to see the work of others here ! Are you ready for some action?
Here are the challenge rules:
- Pick five genres of your choice. No matter what.
- Use any software and hardware you want.
- The focus is on songwriting. You are allowed to prepare instruments and effects beforehand.
- You have 10 minutes (no pause!) to create your five song parts.
- You must be able to play back the result from a DAW or other sequencer.
There are some prices to win, too. I will randomly pick three winners among all participants of this challenge. Final entry date is 2017-06-22 (Thursday). Please use the hashtag #5in10 if you enter your work outside of KVR. Each winner can freely choose between all of my products and pick one lifetime license: Sundog Song Studio (as seen in the video) or MelodicFlow (scales and melodies VSTi) or XotoPad (Windows touch controller).
If you are interested in the details, you can read more about my production choices and the thoughts on my five genres here:
I hope you like this challenge and feel the urge to show your own work!