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Old 07-13-2013, 02:19 AM   #31
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Can you show us something you've done? Singing, acting, whatever

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do you write your own tunes, either lyrics/notes are both?
Can you play an instrument(s)?
Can you produce a music track?



No to all of the above.

After going through this thread, I am starting to realize how delusional I might have been regarding this. At 27, starting from absolute scratch.
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What drew you to the entertainment business? What makes you think you can do it?
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Old 07-13-2013, 02:23 AM   #34
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You know there is a reason the voice, xfactor and idols exists... even the got talent shows...
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Old 07-13-2013, 02:27 AM   #35
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No to all of the above.

After going through this thread, I am starting to realize how delusional I might have been regarding this. At 27, starting from absolute scratch.
If you sing or want to be a singer, you should be able to at least write a song? Do you just sing cover tunes? It's good to start of that way, but sooner or latter you are gonna want to try something yourself, right?

Same with playing. Most players start out with cover tunes but eventually they begin to pluck, strum, bang, some notes of there on and before you know it, you got a Melodie you created all on your own.
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Why did LOJ switch accounts.
Also, I wish you the best of luck op
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Old 07-13-2013, 02:40 AM   #37
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Also, I wish you the best of luck op

The Legend of Josh account was perma-banned. Bunch of crybaby ninjas.
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The Legend of Josh account was perma-banned. Bunch of crybaby ninjas.
What reason?
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i dropped out of college for 2 yrs to do the same thing... went back and finished my 1st degree thank goodness because the music didnt work out.

finish school.
if youre good enough to make it big while in school, youll get noticed eventually. otherwise you definitely want a back up plan. finish school as fast as you can.. take summer classes if you have to if youre very serious about pursuing your goals. good luck.
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Old 07-13-2013, 01:44 PM   #40
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What drew you to the entertainment business? What makes you think you can do it?


What drew me to the business was seeing how actors and musicians can elicit great emotions from people that watch them perform their craft; those that are the best in both fields (acting/musicianship/singing). That is what really drew me in. I want to be able to perform to the degree where I can touch people that way from an emotional standpoint the way the greats do. There are songs that have made me cry and breakdown and there have been scenes that actors have performed that have made me do the same. I have always been fascinated and inspired by people that can perform so well they get those types of responses from people. The entertainment business gives someone the largest platform from which to do that I feel.

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If you sing or want to be a singer, you should be able to at least write a song? Do you just sing cover tunes? It's good to start of that way, but sooner or latter you are gonna want to try something yourself, right?

Same with playing. Most players start out with cover tunes but eventually they begin to pluck, strum, bang, some notes of there on and before you know it, you got a Melodie you created all on your own.


I haven't written a song before and never really sang at all. It is still something I want to try at least.

How can I go from where I am at to at least being able to write my own song?
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I haven't written a song before and never really sang at all. It is still something I want to try at least.

How can I go from where I am at to at least being able to write my own song?
Meet people. Talk to them. Develop your interests.
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Old 07-13-2013, 02:05 PM   #43
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I haven't written a song before and never really sang at all. It is still something I want to try at least.

How can I go from where I am at to at least being able to write my own song?
You got a pen, you got some paper ... start writing.
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You got a pen, you got some paper ... start writing.


How do you become a good writer when it comes to writing songs?
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You got a pen, you got some paper ... start writing.

i assume he wants to do more than just writing lyrics... do you know how to play any instruments? If not buy a cheap guitar and learn it. If you have no musical knowledge at all, it would take at least 3 - 4 months before becoming familiar with reading/playing a guitar.

And honestly writing music is something you have to be talented in, just like how some are meant for sports, some are made for music. Same with singing, everyone can sing if you hit the right notes, but not everyone have that quality to their voice or power to become a great singer.
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