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.
  • Due Feb 4, 2024
  • 24 Submissions
  • Created by NCBC


daeclan February 4, 2024 9:03pm


Ryan February 4, 2024 9:04pm

So psyched to listen this week 💫

Ben February 4, 2024 9:39pm

Love that we have a full week to listen

Il Duce February 4, 2024 7:22pm

How do I listen to the submissions?

agasthya February 4, 2024 8:06pm

they’ll be released for everyone to listen at 9pm EST!

Ben January 31, 2024 3:10pm

I just wanna say, thanks for reviving this project. I think I last submitted in 2014—and I’ve hardly written any songs since—so it’s good to be back.

Ryan January 31, 2024 10:25pm

heck yeah, welcome back!

Ben February 4, 2024 12:22am

the OG ICBC, yesss.

Ben February 4, 2024 12:32am

Woah your profile pic moves his eyes…

Z February 4, 2024 10:25pm

Welcome back!

Ryan January 26, 2024 12:59pm

nick January 30, 2024 9:03am

ooo wonderful

Ben February 4, 2024 12:21am

“There’s just no way this will be a complete list of every motel ever.”

me, before clicking this

nick January 24, 2024 9:30am

the battle of creepy vs. cute motels begins

Its Play January 25, 2024 5:25am

It’s beyond me how you push out a complete sounding track with percussion and everything so quickly man! Awesome! I aspire to be able to write guitar like you dawg hahah

nick January 25, 2024 11:53am

oh keep it at, you’ll be there in no time.

Z January 30, 2024 10:50pm

My first thought. Creepy all the way 😂

EliasSZ February 3, 2024 5:01pm

I went creepy immediately, couldn’t have imagined it another way.

Ben February 4, 2024 12:20am

Oh boy

Ben February 4, 2024 12:24am

creepy, sad, lonely, skeevy… i love motels

Ben January 21, 2024 10:40pm

Here we go! Glad to be back.

nick January 24, 2024 9:28am


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 #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.