The Jelly Factory! 10


  Feb 2009

Artist Bio

Influences:   This FAWM will be dedicated to all things Prince.

#10. Wow.

01 Participate in a skirmish πŸ‘πŸΎ
02 Participate in the 4 track challenge
03 Give 200 + comments
04 Bust 100 zongs
So this FAWM I'm going to channel Prince through my entire song writing process. I will draw inspiration mostly from his, um..."unreleased" material. πŸ˜€. I'll be looking to craft songs for others to sing, so I'm checking out various FAWMers to see whom to create certain jelly with. I'm going to use familiar Prince sounds, i.e. Linn Drums.

Songs (10)

#1 Bleach 12
2 weeks
#2 U Like Girls 37
2 weeks
#3 Humans Being @nancyrost  26
2 weeks
#4 Stab, My Darling! @acousticmaddie  27
2 weeks
#5 Cry Over U 22
1 week
#6 We Go Down @kristian  35
1 week
#7 On My Lips (Audio Version) @ladyred 8
6 days
#8 False Encryption - The Enigma @tjfafterdark 7
6 days
#9 Everybody Loves U (When U Dancin') @boyatheart  20
3 days
#10 What If @debs  16
1 day


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  • @boyatheart  19 hours

    Oh by the way. You sir are certainly killing it this FAWM!

  • @sherrycanary  22 hours

    Craig...a placeholder would be great, but I couldn't do anything till 2nd week in March

  • @sherrycanary  23 hours

    Hey back atcha. You are doing some fine tunage!

  • @boyatheart  1 day

    Some guitar tracks in the folder with a little readme doc.

  • @boyatheart  1 day

    Ok nice. I’ll check when I get back from the school run.
    I also put a new one in there for your consideration.
    It’s gonna go to the wire for me to make 14 this year.

  • @boyatheart  1 day

    Hey Craig. I haven't seen an email from you. I checked spam too - nothing.

  • @gslade 4 days

    I'll be back to check out your tunes man. Currently getting in a plane. I actually posted a track this year. Can you believe it?

  • @crimulus  5 days

    😁 Thanks for the in-the-moment reaction on my song. I tend to like making songs from time to time that don't really have a _point_, so it was cool to hear about your anticipation and realization. Thank you so much for a great comment!

  • @boyatheart  5 days

    Hey Craig. Thanks for the comments on my songs. Your comments always show that you really listened to the song and are clearly indicative of your knowledge of and ear for music.

  • @marchllywd1 5 days

    Wow thanks so much. I love Christopher Cross too. Honestly I hate my voice because to me I sound like a 12 year old. and I was so scared to let anyone hear this but this place is so supportive I thought the worst anyone will say is that it sucked. i love the song ,hate the singing. Thanks again for listening.

  • @dani312 5 days

    Hey, thanks for your comments on Burden of me!

  • @hoppiern  6 days

    Thanks so much for your kind comments on my song!! 😊

  • @rops 6 days

    Thanks so much for the comment! Strummer is definitely a big inspiration to us, so that means a lot!

  • @defaultdave  6 days

    Thanks for commenting on β€œShuttering Up || Shutting Down”.
    Great compliments there, I appreciate it.
    This song was a bit hard to mix, was a little heavy at first, so lead me to some hard panning, which worked out nicely.

  • @darkmantle  6 days

    Thanks for the comment on Toxic.

    Life conspired to kick me in the ass last week, and I just haven't been able to do much FAWM since. 😞

    Should be able to hammer out a few songs this weekend though!

  • @frozenlonesome 6 days

    Thanks for listening to Squeamy and Joe. Glad you liked the track!

  • @visiblydistorted 6 days

    alrighty, emailed you and watchlisted ya. have fun!

  • @postcardhelicopters  6 days

    I'm pleased the song gave a laugh πŸ˜€ I considered taking another stab at that verse but decided a good, honest, laugh was verse enough.

    I've been "de-zonging" about four years, I guess, with a new phrase each year. I figure the attention is better spent on people new to FAWM. I don't list those self-zong-busting comments if I ever announce how many I've left, so I don't feel badly leaving them on my own tracks πŸ˜€

  • @visiblydistorted 6 days

    If you're serious and up for the collab, feel free to remix that "Don't Lie" track and post it fresh. I'm curious what you heard in your mind's ear. Thanks for the comments πŸ˜€

  • @acousticmaddie  6 days

    Thank you for commenting and continously encouraging me <3

  • @ladyred 6 days

    Thank-you! <3 <3

  • @nuj4x 1 week

    Thank you CTS, for the generous comments on both my soundboard and my songs! Its always a pleasure to see you've stopped by and left a comment!

  • @zecoop  1 week

    I am *absolutely* not a snow guy... 100% summer if I had a choice.
    Thanks for listening! πŸ˜€

  • @wimx52 1 week

    Thank you so much for your kind words ... glad you enjoyed.

  • @siege 1 week

    Thanks for the comments on Goodbye Graveyard! Really appreciate it!

  • @jibbidy34  1 week

    Congratulations Centurion Soldier! You wrote 100 comments for your fellow FAWMers!! You made this place even better. You took your time to listen to other people's songs and you have 100 thank you's from all of them and from me! Here’s your badge. Excellent work and keep busting’ those zongs!!

  • @acousticmaddie  1 week

    Thank you Craig for yor kind words and for continously encouraging me.<3

  • @dragondreams  1 week

    Dammit you made me blush and grin at the same time!
    I feel exactly the same about you! And I brag about our connection all the time! 😎

  • @burrsettles  1 week

    Sent U my address 2 the email on file here. πŸ˜€

  • @aesthetic72  1 week

    Aesthetic.seventytwo at gmail

  • @carlos 1 week

    Oh yes!.. work is kicking my butt this month, but I need some princely distraction.... and yes I can do voice piano synth , drums if you have some sweet lyrics! πŸ˜‰

  • @debs  1 week

    Hi Craig!
    I've been terrible at FAWM so far, but let's try, yes! <3 I don't know as much Prince as I should. πŸ˜€ You still have my email, yeah? 😁

  • @zecoop  1 week

    Hey... Honest answer. Are you still in the 4-track thing or are you out? We have some folks waiting and I've got to get the tapes moving. Let me know Mr Jelly! πŸ˜€

  • @metalfoot  1 week

    So, we need to do something for reals. Want me to craft up some lyrics and fire them your way, something Prince-ish in style?

  • @inger  1 week

    You can send to my email -

  • @ladyred 2 weeks

    You are quite welcome to set "Let it Be" to music, if you like. πŸ˜€

  • @boyatheart  2 weeks

    Hi Craig.
    I've got a scratch demo to send you. I'm really hoping you'll be up for a collab on it. I'm thinking dance floor filler. I have a title and a chorus line, which I included as a suggestion, but it requires filling out with some instruments and lyrics/vocals. It really is screaming for a touch of jelly magic!
    No pressure. Email to follow in case.

  • @inger  2 weeks

    Hi, you asked about a possible collab. Anything particular in mind? πŸ˜€

  • @acousticmaddie  2 weeks

    That one became absolutely awesome. Thanks it was really fun!

  • @katebirdrex 2 weeks

    Howdy to you too! Can't wait to hear the jelly this year!

  • @nuj4x 2 weeks

    There’s a possibility I could even be you. Your alter ego! πŸ˜€ it could be when you fall asleep at night, instead of sleep walking you wake up, don a mask and make phat beats....mystery’s are fun πŸ˜€

  • @kristian  2 weeks ? Sent on saturday πŸ˜€

  • @boyatheart  2 weeks

    I have a full plate, except I left a little space for some jelly, so yes. I hope to have something to send to you by mid-month too if that suits you. We've got our work cut out following up "Belong 2 U" !

  • @kristian  2 weeks

    Yeah πŸ˜€ busy life bit have written quite alot of songs already πŸ˜€ had time to listen to the track yet?

  • @writeandwrong  2 weeks

    Thanks for your kind comments on "Happy Freaky." hehe

  • @boyatheart  2 weeks

    Hey Craig. Thanks for the comment on song number 1. High praise indeed. Coming from you makes it even more special.
    Hey that feeling is mutual. There's reason why you're my favourite FAWMer and why I enjoy collaborating with you... (it goes something like "Wow I wish I could come up with stuff like that").
    And please pass on my gratitude to your good lady for her generous comments too.
    Best wishes.

  • @dianaviney 2 weeks

    Hi, Thanks for zonging my song. That sounds funny....Yes, the song wrote itself sort of. I captured a quick phone recording of the main two chords and sang what I thought was gibberish over it. The next day when I listened closely to what i was singing it was basically my muse or subconscious telling me that I am weighing myself down by waiting to be good enough. So out it all came. Looking forward to hearing your music. Thanks

  • @expendablefriend  2 weeks

    Hey Craig! I am so *un*ready for this FAWM...not that that's going to stop me, though... πŸ˜‰ Welcome back - bring on the jelly!

  • @inger  2 weeks

    Thanks for your kind comments on Roll of the Dice!

    Wow, that's some ambitious FAWMing goals you have there...O.o

  • @nuj4x 2 weeks

    Thanks @cts! I'm eager to hear something of yours because I'll tell ya...the top of your page says "The Jelly Factory" and my curiosity is piqued!

    Yeah Michael is a cool guy it seems like and he definitely knows how to write some party lyrics! Maybe we'll get a polished version of it up and rolling!

  • @chandra83 2 weeks

    Thanks for your comments! πŸ˜€

  • @valeriecox  2 weeks

    Hi Craig. Happy FAWMing.Thanks for dropping in on my tune.

  • @totallynotaspambot 2 weeks

    Be greeted! I am more than happy to hear that you liked the track! Beep-bup-bup-beep.

  • @dj3ff 2 weeks

    Thank you for your kind comment on my track man!!

  • @rj1 2 weeks

    Cannot wait for the jelly!!

  • @sentense 2 weeks

    Looking forward to the jelly πŸ˜€

  • @carlos 2 weeks

    The beautiful ones , is my all time favourite... I’d love to do a similar type song with you!

  • @steffan  3 weeks

    Hit the nail on the head with the soberfawming! It's been exactly one month today since I had a drink and it's like I'm becoming a different person. Upwards and onwards, hopefully!

  • @stevenwesleyguiles  3 weeks

    Oh man, I can't WAIT to hear some Prince-channeled funk!
    Thanks for your kind words on my song too!

  • @stickyfingers 3 weeks

    Ooh, the Prince theme sounds interesting!

  • @acousticmaddie  3 weeks

    Thank you for taking time and commenting on "I am nobodys child" I appreciate it very much.<3

  • @mannon 3 weeks

    Thanks for the comment, always looking forward to your thoughts and insight! Never heard of Imani but now I have some new music to listen to haha.

    Can't wait to see some of the prince-ified stuff you put out this month as well as our long time coming collab πŸ˜ƒ

  • @nuj4x 3 weeks

    Thanks for the watch man! I’ve just recently awoken on February 1st and I’m going to try to submit something lol hope its awesome!

  • @ajna1960  3 weeks

    Oh geez, don't worry about sending again. I have it on my To Do list now and I will hunt for it in my archives lol
    Watch this space lol

  • @mleverette  3 weeks

    Good luck with your Prince goals! Man, his stuff is never bad. Starfish & coffee is tied for fav with like 5 other songs though...where do you start?!? 😍 Really looking forward to hearing these creations.

  • @ajna1960  3 weeks

    Hey there ! No I can't remember getting a track from you recently 😞 Can you send again please ? πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€
    And HAPPY FAWMing 2018 !

  • @nancyrost  3 weeks

    πŸ˜€ Let's email about ideas ....

  • @mctown 3 weeks you can see I can hold a guitar...also play keyboard...but on the whole it seems to be so much easier to collaborate with talented people... my lyrics are much better than my music ... I did write the chorus melody to the last song I wrote ...but I prefer to just write the lyrics on the front end when doing it long distance. thanks for asking...mctown

  • @karan  3 weeks

    Soooooon! Looking forward to your princely journey! πŸ˜€

  • @spiffyflinger 3 weeks

    Yeah, I’d love to do the vocals! I’ll e-mail you with a recording once I have something!

  • @odilongreen  3 weeks

    I hope by "the Fawm calls you" you mean that YOU'RE calling me for another collaboration. If so, I'll eagerly be there!

  • @spiffyflinger 3 weeks

    Hey man, I see we got paired in the random collab thread! I can totally create some Prince-like beats if that’s what you’re after!

  • @dukemeyer 3 weeks

    Hey man... I hope I will do some FAWMing. At the time my computer is down, but a friend is trying to fix it.

  • @mannon 3 weeks

    Done and Done! - u -b

  • @petra777  3 weeks


  • @mannon 3 weeks

    Heyhey! I actually have a practice vocal stem from a song I was playing with years ago (Standstill....I think I put the lyrics out in my first fawm haha). I'd be more than happy to send you a mp3 of it. Just need your email or somewhere to send it to ^__^.

  • @arthurrossi 3 weeks

    Hi cts! I wish you a wonderful FAWM-time!

  • @mauramer 3 weeks

    Thank you! I hope you have a wonderful FAWM too! πŸ˜€

  • @valeriecox  3 weeks


  • @postcardhelicopters  3 weeks

    I'm really pleased with the Arturia stuff. Right now, my only complaint is that the Clavinet is too quiet. I suspect it's more a matter of operator error than the software. I don't know anyone who has access to any of the actual synths in the collection, so I can't speak to how faithful they are, but they sound pretty good to me. πŸ˜€

  • @postcardhelicopters  3 weeks

    I love the A is for ABBA British Invasion thread! What a great idea πŸ˜€

  • @sherrycanary  3 weeks

    Maybe this time!

  • @looprication  3 weeks

    Hello from da RVA.

  • @chipwithrow  4 weeks

    I would be honored indeed to collab with you!

  • @lhcisco  4 weeks

    Dude! What's new?! Glad to see you back again too dude. I know you're gonna kill it this year. Do Things!

  • @nuj4x 4 weeks

    Thank you, sincerely, for such a warm welcome both on my forum post and my shiny new FAWM page! You are appreciated sir!

  • @phylo  4 weeks

    Hey Craig - I've been missing in action - but not any more. Looking forward to some of the most gelatinous of the Jelly.

  • @cluebird66 4 weeks

    Love your goals! Looking forward to hearing some sweet treats from the JellyFactory.πŸ’•

  • @popmythology  4 weeks

    "...Cuz I know that the Lord is coming soon... coming, coming soon!" πŸ˜‰ Have a wonderful, wonderful FAWM, Craig!!!

  • @fearlessflight2014  4 weeks

    I really hope to send you more than hiccups! Truth is I’m a bit intimidated by how awesome you are and wanna send you something good!

  • @thetau  4 weeks

    Hey CTS πŸ˜€
    Lov these goals for FAWM.
    Think I'll join in these you as well
    Russ πŸ˜€

  • @bking  4 weeks

    Hi Craig. I'm always interested in hearing from The Jelly Factory.

  • @theresaj  4 weeks

    Glad to see you here too! I will keep you in mind. Have an amazing fawn!

  • @sueawesome 4 weeks

    That was my first fawm too btw. So much has changed since then!

  • @sueawesome 4 weeks

    Umm.. of course I remember you! You did a demo of one of my lyrics, right? Heated Melody I think. Although I might have renamed it.
    Number 10?!! 😱😱. That's awesome!

  • @chasingandromeda  4 weeks

    I am in AND globetrotting. Picked up some more backpack toys to assist with the writing process. Tiny keyboard and tiny mixing control. I am not sure how mature the work will be but there will be jelly, my friend. Looking forward to your own jelly!

  • @helenseviltwin  4 weeks

    Happy decade of FAWM!

  • @metalfoot  4 weeks

    Did you get the lyrics idea I sent you a couple days ago?

  • @ductapeguy  4 weeks

    It's time to get this party started. T minus 9 days

  • @mctown 4 weeks

    Hey, might have heard me do a couple of things musically in the past. I don't really consider myself a player.....and 95% of the time I only do lyrics. DG