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.
  • Due Oct 22, 2023
  • 3 Submissions
  • Created by NCBC


Ben October 22, 2023 1:01pm

this was an absolute blast

nick October 17, 2023 8:40am

this is not easy

nick October 17, 2023 11:51am

but my beast is emerging

Ben October 22, 2023 1:01pm

it’s definitely a beast…

Ryan October 9, 2023 5:14pm (edited)

Made a playlist of all the pop singles from this list because why not! Anybody wanna do the same for R&B and Country? Listening is funnnnnnn.

Ryan October 9, 2023 10:12pm

Okay actually I made the R&B one too

Ryan October 10, 2023 4:17pm

Okay fine here’s the country one as well.

nick October 11, 2023 10:33am

hey ryan, hope you’re well. i had the same thought, so thank you for being more than thoughtful.

Ben October 11, 2023 9:48pm

what service!

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 #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.
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.