Anything Goes Exquisite Corpse

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  • @dzdandcunfsd  5 weeks

    For those not familiar with the term, this is a songwriting game based on the old parlour game "Exquisite Corpse" where a piece of paper is folded and each participant draws a part of the picture without seeing the other parts of the picture. The final drawing is revealed typically to much mirth and merriment.

    The musical one is a little more coherent and in my opinion, way more fun.

    How it works: sign up here and we'll have 4-5 people per corpse. For the this one I will be stitcher and start it off.
    Each person receives the last 10s of the previous section of music and the idea is to build where you think the song was going from where it left off. As each person finishes their 45s-1m long segment, they pass the full section back to the stitcher (*waves hello*) and the last 10s to the person following them in the corpse.

    Anything goes indicates the recording quality expected for this particular collab, for all of you who are not maybe studio tinkerers.

    1. @dzdandcunfsd (stitcher)
    2. @ballyhoot
    3.@spikedirection
    4.@reklov
    5.@emkaydeebee
    6. @wazylizard

    I enjoy these a ton so can do another, do you want to stitch it sph? I will if you don't want to.

    1. @dzdandcunfsd
    2. @hornesgiftshop
    3. @bradbrubaker
    4. @fuzzy
    5. @bandybum
    6.@sph (stitcher)


    1. @kahlo2013 (stitcher)
    2. @w1n
    3. @pipewrench67
    4. @downburst
    5. @ballyhoot


    1. @declan (stitcher)
    2. @dzdandcunfsd
    3. @richardmasters
    4. @loveonamixtape
    5. @nateger


    1. @dzdandcunfsd
    2. @emkaydeebee (stitcher)
    3. @ballyhoot
    4. @kahlo2013
    5. @bangstick ???????? ........hello @bangstick are you out there?

  • @ballyhoot 5 weeks

    Iโ€™m up for a corpse.

  • @spikedirection  5 weeks

    I heard "anything goes" and in came running. Sign me up!

  • @reklov  5 weeks

    I'll give that a try!

  • @emkaydeebee  5 weeks

    Iโ€™ve always liked the idea of this but been too nervous or too caught up in my own plans. So this year itโ€™s time I bit the bullet. Iโ€™d like to be in!

  • @sph  5 weeks

    This is always fun. Please count me in or put me in a new group since 5 participants are already there.

  • @hornesgiftshop  5 weeks

    Can I join please? Do we get a BPM or is it really anything goes?

  • @bradbrubaker  4 weeks

    Yes, please.

  • @fuzzy  4 weeks

    Me please!

  • @sph  4 weeks

    Fine, I can do the stitching on the second one. Please tell me if someone else wants to begin. @hornesgiftshop I think "anything goes" can be interpreted as "as loose as you want". Since it is easier to start we often exchange the bpm / chords of the former part. But you're absolutely free to change from there as you like.

  • @dzdandcunfsd  4 weeks

    @sph I can start it, if no one else wants to..... just don't want to commit to stitching two and not come through or I'd do it as well. Unless someone else wants to go first. I'll go wherever.

    @hornesgiftshop yeah feel free to disregard any "rules" here ๐Ÿ˜ well other than the golden one ๐Ÿ˜ You can pass on any chords you played, bpm, whatever.

  • @sph  4 weeks

    @dzdandcunfsd perfect!

  • @kahlo2013 4 weeks

    If another one gets going I would be happy to join in!

  • @dzdandcunfsd  4 weeks

    @kahlo2013 Why not ๐Ÿ˜ I'll jump in another too if it ends up needed more people. You wanna go first and stitch? ๐Ÿ˜‰

  • @kahlo2013 4 weeks

    Will give it my best shot!

  • @w1n  4 weeks

    I'm up for taking place in a corpse, can stitch if needed.

  • @dzdandcunfsd  4 weeks

    @kahlo2013 Then that'll work! ๐Ÿ˜‰

  • @ballyhoot 4 weeks

    I can jump in on the 3rd one too but put me toward the bottom.

  • @pipewrench67  4 weeks

    I'll play round 3 if we can gain enough members

  • @downburst  4 weeks

    Yes please. Can stitch.

  • @dzdandcunfsd  4 weeks

    Got everyone(I think) to this point.

    I'll get those first two out to the next person in line probably by Tuesday or Wednesday (I can crank out the 1min bits, it's "fuller" songs that give me hang-ups) ๐Ÿ˜

    Does anyone know if while listing collaborators here on the fawm site can only still add one other?

  • @wazylizard  4 weeks

    I'm up for taking part in it, if another set of people comes together.

  • @metalfoot  4 weeks

    The standard practice for corpses is to name @corpsecorps as the collab partner to indicate that it is a corpse.

  • @dzdandcunfsd  4 weeks

    @metalfoot Thanks! I knew there was something tricky about adding more than one collab partner!

  • @bandybum 4 weeks

    Ooo yes count me in please ๐Ÿ˜Š

  • @ballyhoot 4 weeks

    My entry is done for corpse 1 and has been sent to the appropriate people! I think Iโ€™m just gonna do corpses this fawm.... too lazy to make full songs.๐Ÿ˜€

  • @dzdandcunfsd  4 weeks

    @ballyhoot ๐Ÿ˜ I think that's why I like them so much too 1min segments are much easier hahah. I got your full segment and I'll get the second one sent out sometime today.

    @bandybum I'll tack you and @waylizard on the end of one of them

  • @bandybum 4 weeks

    @dzdandcunfsd Sweet, dude

  • @downburst  4 weeks

    Corpses always seem to let me give myself permission to be weird and do things that I wouldn't do in a "song." I've listened to my old corpse segments lately (there were, like, 40, it's crazy), and they're so much more interesting than a lot of my full-length songs! I wish I could turn off whatever it is that makes my normal songs so conservative.

  • @ballyhoot 4 weeks

    @downburst , Iโ€™m curious. Do you hear a difference between your corpse segments that kicked off a corpse and the ones that came later in the sequence?

  • @declan  4 weeks

    I'm interested if there's still room.

  • @downburst  4 weeks

    @ballyhoot That's interesting! Maybe. The starting off ones were really driven by an idea, I think, and were more about setting things up than just going with whatever I was given. Endings are different too, I always feel like I have to go for a big finish.

    I always have trouble in corpses with not making my part too long, for some reason. Some day I'd like to do one where people *didnt* have to stick to a minute and were able to stretch out. Maybe we'd end up with a "Supper's Ready"-esque monster.

  • @downburst  4 weeks

    I still have a bunch of those old corpses, including several kaijus. I hate to think no one ever listens to them but me. Some of them are incredibly good. We should stash them someplace online where people can hear them.

  • @dzdandcunfsd  4 weeks

    @downburst well this is an Anything goes ๐Ÿ˜ my starter segment for second one clocked in about 1:20 and I didn't really want to stop, but it was probably for the best hahah.

    I'd be up for one more if there's more takers!

    @declan you get the honor of starting and stitching then it looks like ๐Ÿ˜ unless you don't want to.

    If I missed anyone or anyone else wants to join just @ me or leave me a soundboard post. Or start another if you want some specific parameters/etc. ๐Ÿ˜

  • @ballyhoot 4 weeks

    If the last one needs another person, you can put me there, but if we end up with an orphan, I wonโ€™t mind giving up my place.

  • @declan  4 weeks

    @dzdandcunfsd I'll be happy to start and stich.

  • @spikedirection  4 weeks

    Apologies for the delay, I've now got my chunk done and sent to the relevant people.

  • @reklov  4 weeks

    @dzdandcunfsd Is it allowed to post my one-minute-contribution as an own FAWM-song, too?

  • @sph  4 weeks

    @reklov there's nothing wrong with it. The only one would be that your song now is counted two times and you're a bit nearer to "winning FAWM".
    I surely did post some of my contributions in the past as a separate one. Usually I did wait until after the whole corpse was released. This way the surprise how the collaboration evolves is preserved.
    Sometimes I also reworked my contributions, like adding another instrument, backing vocals or even more verses.

  • @dzdandcunfsd  4 weeks

    @reklov yeah I'd agree with what @sph said as well. I could be wrong, but I think at fawm since you can only add one collaborator, and others have to be tagged in liner notes that the only the person that posts it will have it add to their total song count? I'd be more than happy to let someone else post the one I'm stitching when done with it. Unless I hit a wall somewhere in the next weeks I'm sure I'll have more than 14, and I've already won in my book by writing a few I wouldn't of been inspired to otherwise.

  • @sph  3 weeks

    Concerning the number of collaborators, here's a suggestion @metalfoot wrote in another thread:
    The standard practice for corpses is to name @corpsecorps as the collab partner to indicate that it is a corpse.

  • @richardmasters  3 weeks

    I'm up for this!

  • @kahlo2013 3 weeks

    [@w1n]
    I put a link on your page with 10 sec for you to add your song to the chain for our EC!

  • @loveonamixtape  3 weeks

    I'll join in! "Maybe not studio tinkerers" is exactly my demographic! ๐Ÿ˜€

  • @nateger 3 weeks

    I'm down for the next group!

  • @emkaydeebee  3 weeks

    Hi, can I check where weโ€™re up to with the first one pls? @dzdandcunfsd @ballyhoot @spikedirection @reklov (and @wazylizard but youโ€™re after me so I know youโ€™re not done!)

  • @dzdandcunfsd  3 weeks

    @emkaydeebee I guess we're up to @reklov I've got the first 3 segments.

  • @emkaydeebee  3 weeks

    @dzdandcunfsd thanks! ๐Ÿ˜Œ

  • @w1n  3 weeks

    @kahlo2013 I'm on it, will record and send of my part and 10 sec segment it tonight.

  • @bradbrubaker  3 weeks

    @fuzzy, I have posted a link to your Soundboard.

  • @fuzzy  3 weeks

    Gah! This snuck up on me!
    I'll get right on it!

  • @reklov  3 weeks

    In case there'll be some irritation: A Fawmer named "Waylizard" doesn't exist, but there's a @wazylizard here. Maybe this could be corrected? By the way I would like to recommend his daily videos with loopbox improvisations!

  • @dzdandcunfsd  3 weeks

    @reklov thanks! I no read and write good! it should be fixed.

  • @emkaydeebee  3 weeks

    O.M.G., I have loved doing my part for this today. (Just sent it through to your email now @dzdandcunfsd and sent you the 10s worth @wazylizard.)

    I am totally hooked! Is there time this month to do another one? Pleeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeease!!!! ๐Ÿ™Œ

  • @dzdandcunfsd  3 weeks

    @emkaydeebee sure! you wanna start and stitch it? I'll go second, and can stitch if you don't want to, and we still got @ballyhoot in a reserve, so at least 2 more open spots.

  • @emkaydeebee  3 weeks

    @dzdandcunfsd Iโ€™m happy to stitch, but would rather not start it if thatโ€™s okay? I absolutely loved running with what someone else gave me to deal with...

  • @dzdandcunfsd  3 weeks

    @emkaydeebee That works for me!

  • @emkaydeebee  3 weeks

    I wonder if @declan or @kahlo2013 want in again, as they both were starters this year for theirs?...

  • @kahlo2013 3 weeks

    I would be happy to!

  • @kahlo2013 3 weeks

    Just let me know what is needed! I would prefer not stitching

  • @dzdandcunfsd  3 weeks

    @kahlo2013 you might think otherwise if you'd of just heard the minute and snippet I just sent @emkaydeebee ๐Ÿ˜ I ALMOST feel bad about it hahaha, but too late now!

  • @emkaydeebee  3 weeks

    Ha ha @dzdandcunfsd , but then we both know it wonโ€™t be anything like that by the time it gets down to @kahlo2013! (But er yeah, thanks a lot ๐Ÿ˜ณ)

  • @dzdandcunfsd  3 weeks

    @emkaydeebee ๐Ÿ˜‚ anytime! I have faith you'll make something nice out of that noisy mess!

  • @bangstick  3 weeks

    Any room for a piece of corpse for me?

  • @w1n  3 weeks

    Sorry I took so long been having equipment failure problems but finally sent my part for EC3 to @kahlo2013 and my last 10sec to @pipewrench67

  • @emkaydeebee  2 weeks

    @ballyhoot I've just emailed you my 10s from my hotmail account with the subject: FAWM Exquisite Corpse 10seconds. Can you let me know you've got it please?
    Shout if you need any more info from me...

  • @dzdandcunfsd  2 weeks

    @emkaydeebee I just threw @ballyhoot in there since was in reserve for the previous one, so we'll see hahahah, might be busy or something, but is a good sport. ๐Ÿ˜

  • @fuzzy  2 weeks

    I've just sent my part off to @sph and the last ten seconds to @bandybum.

  • @ballyhoot 2 weeks

    @emkaydeebee got it!!! Looking forward to working on my bit!!

  • @emkaydeebee  2 weeks

    @ballyhoot ace!!! ๐Ÿ™Œ

  • @ballyhoot 2 weeks

    Done! @emkaydeebee , @kahlo2013 , did yโ€™all get my email?

  • @emkaydeebee  2 weeks

    Got it @ballyhoot - nice one!

  • @pipewrench67  2 weeks

    @kahlo2013 Done with my scrap will forward link when I have one.
    @downburst 10 seconds coming your way.

  • @downburst  2 weeks

    Got it! Will work on it tonight.

  • @emkaydeebee  2 weeks

    @bangstick - just checking youโ€™ve seen the 10s from @kahlo2013 and are on it? Youโ€™re the final piece and Iโ€™m itching to stitch it all together! ๐Ÿ˜ƒ

    @wazylizard how are you getting on with the 10s I sent you? ๐Ÿ™‚ Youโ€™re the final piece in that corpse too ๐Ÿ‘

  • @wazylizard  2 weeks

    @emkaydeebee I sat down today but didn't manage to get something in a finished state. I should have it ready tomorrow!

  • @dzdandcunfsd  2 weeks

    @wazylizard ๐Ÿ‘ No super rush I can stitch it up pretty quickly(usually) until I said something now it'll take me a week ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿคฃ

  • @downburst  2 weeks

    I've been sick for a couple days so my bit of number 3 has been on hold. sorry. I'm better and working on it today.

  • @downburst  2 weeks

    OK, I sent my end bit to @ballyhoot and uploaded the whole piece. @kahlo2013, you're still stichin'?

  • @ballyhoot 2 weeks

    Central Texas freeze!!! No power. Almost no water. Network spotty. Donโ€™t expect anything from me till this weekend....

  • @dzdandcunfsd  2 weeks

    @ballyhoot good luck! we're getting another round of it here too that just started blowing in.

  • @kahlo2013 2 weeks

    @ballyhoot stay safe and warm! So sorry!

  • @wazylizard  2 weeks

    @dzdandcunfsd I sent you an email yesterday evening with my contribution (European time), can you confirm that you received it? (I used my work email by mistake...)

  • @dzdandcunfsd  2 weeks

    @wazylizard Thanks, I just saw it. I should have it stitched up today sometime.

  • @wazylizard  2 weeks

    @dzdandcunfsd Excellent, looking forward to hearing the whole piece! Good luck with the stitching

  • @dzdandcunfsd  2 weeks

    https://fawm.org/songs/118923/

    First one of these done!

  • @ballyhoot 2 weeks

    Woohoo!!!!

  • @sph  1 week

    And here are the results of round 2 by @dzdandcunfsd, @hornesgiftshop, @bradbrubaker, @fuzzy, @bandybum and me:
    https://fawm.org/songs/119844/

  • @emkaydeebee  1 week

    Hi all, so it's been a full week with no reply or acknowledgement from the person originally down to complete this particular corpse, no doubt life has got in the way, so does anyone else fancy it? There's 10 seconds ready and waiting for you from @kahlo2013, and yours will complete the show - it's a prime spot!

    1. @dzdandcunfsd DONE
    2. @emkaydeebee (stitcher) DONE
    3. @ballyhoot DONE
    4. @kahlo2013 DONE
    5. DECLAN

    EDITED to avoid further confusion.

  • @kahlo2013 1 week

    Hello, Iโ€™m tasked with stitching one of the Exquisite Corpse that we are in.
    @downburst you are next and then you pass your 10 sec to @ballyhoot who is last. Please send your MP3s to me via email when they are done as I am working off my iPhone and I will stitch them up! Looking forward to your contributions! My email is epetty2013@icloud.com
    Thanks!

  • @kahlo2013 1 week

    @ballyhoot you should have already gotten the 10 sec from Rod.

  • @dzdandcunfsd  1 week

    @emkaydeebee I'll do it if nobody else jumps in, but will give it a day to let someone else have a chance ๐Ÿ˜‰ or happen to hear from @bangstick

  • @emkaydeebee  1 week

    Thanks @dzdandcunfsd - be quite interesting if you do, as you started that one but havenโ€™t heard the in between... but good idea to give it another day. ๐Ÿ‘Œ

  • @declan  1 week

    Update on the Corpse I'm stiching together.

    1. @declan - done
    2. @dzdandcunfsd - done
    3. @richardmasters - done
    4. @loveonamixtape - Should have received 10 secs from @richardmasters
    5. @nateger - tbc

  • @declan  1 week

    @emkaydeebee I'll be delighted to jump on the remaining gap in yours

  • @ballyhoot 1 week

    Yea I got the 10 seconds from @downburst but wasnโ€™t able to do anything with it because if winter strike here, power outage, water cutoff, and other shenanigans. Things getting back to normal though. I worked on my segment yesterday and almost finished but hate my vocals so will pick it back up later today to see if I can fix it

  • @emkaydeebee  1 week

    Yay @declan !! Brilliant! The 10s (ish) is here: https://www.dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/8o647phfcuep270/CarrotsCele

    1. @dzdandcunfsd DONE
    2. @emkaydeebee (stitcher) DONE
    3. @ballyhoot DONE
    4. @kahlo2013 DONE
    5. @declan

    Woohoo!

  • @declan  1 week

    On it's way to @emkaydeebee

  • @spirulence 1 week

    @emkaydeebee I'm down to complete this one! Thanks for tagging me. Should have something done today.

  • @emkaydeebee  1 week

    Aaaargh @spirulence - @declan has now done it! So sorry! (Foiled again!)

  • @dzdandcunfsd  1 week

    Can always slap another quick one together ๐Ÿ˜‰

  • @emkaydeebee  1 week

    @dzdandcunfsd @ballyhoot @kahlo2013 @declan
    Round 5 is LIVE! I give you Space Pirates on a Diet...
    https://fawm.org/songs/120813/

  • @spirulence 1 week

    Doh! Well, here's an alternate universe where I checked the thread sooner..... https://fawm.org/songs/120863/

  • @ballyhoot 1 week

    My bit for corpse 3 sent to @kahlo2013 .

  • @kahlo2013 1 week

    @ballyhoot @w1n @downburst @pipewrench67
    Our Exquisite Corpse has risen! I posted it with @ballyhoot as a collaborator since I just picked in alphabetical order. You can download from my post and post on your own site if you would like. I think it sounds great and I loved all of your awesome segments! I hope you are okay with the stitching.

    https://fawm.org/songs/120906/

  • @ballyhoot 1 week

    Awesome! Great job @kahlo2013 and everyone else !!

  • @declan  1 week

    I dropped a note on @loveonamixtape 's profile just to get an update on how he's getting on.

  • @loveonamixtape  1 week

    Yup, just got it over the weekend, will have my bit done today.

  • @declan  1 week

    Thanks just wanted to make sure it was in hand. Don't feel pressured.

  • @loveonamixtape  1 week

    @declan no worries! ๐Ÿ˜€ Just sent full 1min off to you and the last 10sec to @nateger !

  • @declan  1 week

    @loveonamixtape cheers

  • @emkaydeebee  1 week

    Hello hello helloooo! Great news! @bangstick came back to me with a part, and it creates the PERFECT ending to our existing Exquisite Corpse, so I have updated the post to include it! You can hear it here:
    https://fawm.org/songs/120813/
    @dzdandcunfsd @ballyhoot @kahlo2013 @declan

  • @declan  1 week

    @nateger how are you getting on? My weekend is filling up. So from a time management pov an idea of when the piece will arrive would be great.

  • @nateger 1 week

    @declan I'll be able to get you the piece by the afternoon EST

  • @declan  1 week

    Cheers

  • @nateger 1 week

    @declan And sent!

  • @declan  6 days

    1. @declan (stitcher)
    2. @dzdandcunfsd
    3. @richardmasters
    4. @loveonamixtape
    5. @nateger

    Our corpse is up.

    https://soundcloud.com/declaniom/bettyscorpse

    It's pop, dream-like and ends on a banger.

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