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Discussion in 'Music Forum' started by Benjamin Lee, Apr 14, 2021.

  1. Benjamin Lee Apr 14, 2021
    (Last edited: Jul 22, 2021 at 7:25 AM)
    Benjamin Lee


    Our pal @bradsonemanband has passed the torch of the user compilations over to me. Thanks to anyone joining in! These have always been fun, so I'm hoping to see interest in them return. :-)

    Have any ideas for a future comp? Add it to this google sheets, and leave an X next to any comp on there that you really like the idea of: Comp Ideas

    This is what we're currently doing.


    Alright, so the next comp we're doing is originals with some help from the label @SmashRipsaw made, Outcast Tapes. For the first time, there will be physical copies of a comp available! On top of this, all money from digital and physical sales will be donated to the Tegan and Sara Foundation. For anyone who doesn't know, the Tegan and Sara Foundation's focus is helping LGBTQ+ women.

    For now, everyone can submit one song. I say for now because depending on submission levels it may change, but originals are always popular so I'm not too worried there.

    Unlike other comps, this one is closed for Chorus members only.

    When submitting I'd appreciate it if you just copy/pasted this format (below).

    Chorus name:
    Artist name:
    Song name:

    It made it a lot easier for me last comp. If you just want to use your Chorus name, then just put that in the artist name part too. Since it's originals, I want to make sure everyone has the correct information first try.

    The due date is: Monday, August 23rd
    Send songs to:

    In the meantime, check out Outcast Tapes! The release by the artist Quiet Commotion in particular has become a favorite of mine. But it's all cool stuff.

    Hallå, Kära Flod!, by Quiet Commotion

    I can't wait to hear all your songs!

    Check out our newest comp:

  2. phaynes12

    playing in the band Prestigious

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  3. bradsonemanband

    Prestigious Supporter

    Excited to see these carrying on. Thanks for taking the reins!
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  4. Huh, the last time I contributed was before I came out.
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  5. Benjamin Lee


    I really liked your contributions in the past, so I'd love to hear more from you at some point. :-) Also, congrats on coming out!
  6. bobsheiskawy

    is it the same for you? Prestigious

    I will participate.
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  7. accelerateto88

    Perfectly balanced. Supporter

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  8. therookielot

    Punk, Absolute Supporter

    Heck ya
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  9. TerrancePryor Prestigious

    Punk rock
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  10. Benjamin Lee


    Alright, I want to make these as good as possible so I made a short survey to get feedback on how you want these comps to work. I'd appreciate it if any of you did it. Should take a minute at the absolute most. Thank you! Chorus fm. Comp Feedback
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  11. Benjamin Lee Apr 17, 2021
    (Last edited: Apr 17, 2021)
    Benjamin Lee


    Thank you everyone for your responses! Helped me out a lot. Someone suggested creating a google doc where anyone can add ideas for future comps, which I thought was a good idea, so I'll create that at some point in the next week. But here's the info for this first comp:

    We'll be doing an any cover goes comp.

    I know some people separate art from the artist and I'm not going to judge them for that, but for the sake of this, please don't submit a cover of an artist like Brand New. So no controversial artists is the only thing not allowed.

    Deadline is: May 17th

    You can submit up to two songs.

    You can also ask friends of yours outside of Chorus if they want to take part.

    Submit your covers to:

    WAV or FLAC is preferred, but I'll take any format.

    I can also help with some production stuff if you have no way to mix and/or master your song. Just please get the mix track or stems to me at least a week before the deadline, I can't help with anything submitted later than that due to time restrictions.

    And finally, please include any necessary information in the email (song title, and what artist name you want to go under). This can be anything from your real name, to the name of a band you're in, or just your Chorus username.

    Comp will release 1-5 days after the deadline (just so I have a little wiggle room in case I have a fairly packed schedule).

    Thank you everyone for participating! It's been while since we did this, so I'm excited to get back to it. :-)
  12. bradsonemanband

    Prestigious Supporter

    Just to set the record straight, Bandcamp didn’t delete my account because of Taylor Swift covers.

    I’m excited for another comp! Already racking my brain about which song(s) to do.
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  13. Benjamin Lee


    Ah, thought that I read something about that. I’ll retract the Tatay clause then. Thanks for clearing that up.
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  14. phaynes12

    playing in the band Prestigious

    actually already started on mine
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  15. Benjamin Lee


    I actually have the instrumental for mine like, 90+% done. Just need to do vocals. I’m covering Title Track by Death Cab for Cutie.
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  16. phaynes12

    playing in the band Prestigious

    gonna do lady may by tyler childers for sure and thinking about also maybe doing 24 frames by Jason isbell but not 100%
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  17. bradsonemanband Apr 17, 2021
    (Last edited: Apr 18, 2021)

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    Got the drums done to a cover song today. Having second thoughts on doing this song but I’ll record it all and see what I think when it’s done.
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  18. EmoEmpire

    Husband. Dad. One-Man-Band.

    Just catching up now. Looking forward to this!
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  19. EmoEmpire

    Husband. Dad. One-Man-Band.

    Btw I know nothing about Brand New. What did they do controversial?
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  20. Benjamin Lee


    It’s been a few years, but the singer had relationships with underage fans. There may have been some grooming too, but I don’t 100% remember. You can google it. I don’t want to get much into it beyond that though just because of what this thread is. Don’t want it bogged down with the controversy.

    Excited to have you here! Whether you submit or just listen, it’s much appreciated. :-)
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  21. bradsonemanband

    Prestigious Supporter

    I got the instrumentals done for 2 covers today! Woo for being productive!
  22. Benjamin Lee


    You are an absolute god. I wish I was good enough to get one out of me in a week... two in one day actually just blows my mind.
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  23. phaynes12

    playing in the band Prestigious

    i didn't like the mic i had for my vocal take today. guitars are done but I'm gonna swap mics and do the vocals again tomorrow.
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  24. EmoEmpire

    Husband. Dad. One-Man-Band.

    I'm gunna cover my fav Jimmy Eat World song
  25. Benjamin Lee


    There is never a bad time to do a Jimmy Eat World cover. We could be doing a Lana Del Rey comp and it would still be a good time for a Jimmy Eat World cover. Excited to hear what you do!