Assignment #20
  1. 1
    Base your song off of a dream you’ve had—recurring or otherwise.
  2. 2
    Feature two interweaving musical elements.
  3. 3
    Involve your subconscious by including some amount of improvisation in your recording.
  • Due Feb 25, 2024
  • 12 Submissions
  • Created by NCBC


Ben February 26, 2024 2:17pm

love that we have 2 fever dream songs.

Rmal February 15, 2024 7:01pm

dreams I can muddle thru – two, not one, but TWO interweaving musical elements – that’s giving me nightmares.

nick February 25, 2024 5:54pm


nick February 15, 2024 11:50am

how to write about a dream without boring people…

Ben February 25, 2024 8:13pm


Ryan February 13, 2024 5:42pm

Dream On, dreamers.

Ben February 11, 2024 11:18pm

This is incredible. The past 3 years I’ve had the same dream about 3 times a week and I cannot wait to write this song and explore this. Out of town this week but excited to hum some stuff while I’m gone and then get to work next week

Other Assignments

Assignment #21
  1. 1
    Choose a chord progression with no more than four chords in it and never deviate.
  2. 2
    Create three distinct song sections by focusing mostly on melody.
  3. 3
    No hiding! No effects other than EQ and compression.
Assignment #19
  1. 1
    Set your song at a motel during a meteor shower.
  2. 2
    Feature a “cascading” melody.
  3. 3
    During your process, spend some time outside at night alone.
Assignment #18
  1. 1
    Pulling from any three songs on the all-time Billboard Year-End Chart, borrow a lyric from one…
  2. 2
    A melody from another…
  3. 3
    And the vibe from a third, to bring a new original song to life.