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The morph game is a type of songwriting chain for preferably half a dozen or so writers. Personally it is one of my favorites and I have gotten a few keepers out of this particular game. The first songwriter offers a seed song, which can be any of their songs written and posted in 50/90. Prior to writing their song, each succeeding songwriter only listens to the preceeding song in the chain and changes approximately 50 percent of the song. 50 percent is somewhat arbitrary. Simply explained it could be writing a whole new set of lyrics to the music. It also could be using the same lyrics and completely changing the music. My favorite approach is to change some of the words and some of the music. It is helpful for each songwriter to relay the musical information (key, tempo, time signature, lyrics, chords, etc.) to the following songwriter by a soundboard message. Also optional to include the preceeding songwriter as a collaborator. Ideally the seed songwriter return later in the chain or participates in another chain. It would be helpful if each songwriter when it is their turn posted their song progress every few days. Position in the chain will be adjusted as needed. Of course, after writing their song it is encouraged for each songwriter to listen to all of the songs in their morph. Participation in multiple morphs is welcome.

Here is a video posted a few years ago by long time FAWM/5090'er @plainwhitetoast that explains the process.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NwzlTMUP8zw

Morph positions and progress will be posted immediately below. Who would like to play?

Morph 1
Songwriter > status/song link
1. @AndyGetch > *41521
2. @JamKar > *41663
3. @Scubed > pending
4. @Zeekle
5. @see-man-ski
6. @Mt.Mélodie
7. @AndyGetch

Morph 2
1. seed song @wacha > *41484
2. @spirulence > in progress
3. @kahlo2013
4. @lowhum
5. @mikehex
6. @Vom Vorton
7. @wacha

Morph 3 placeholder
1. seed song TBA
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.

Morph 4 and beyond placeholder

I would like to join the challenge, but since I am away the two first weeks of 50/90, perhaps put my as number 5 or 6 in the list

Yes I would love to join!

I’m in!

Yes please. Count me in.

This challenge is always fun, I want in please

Morph 1 is now filled, in order of request by @Mt.Mélodie @JamKar @Scubed @Zeekle @see-man-ski. Now filling positions for Morph 2. This includes someone to volunteer a seed song when song posting opens.

I'd love to take part in a morph.

@wacha I can put you in for Morph 2. Who would like to provide a seed song for Morph 2 and then go last?

@AndyGetch - that works for me!

Wonderful @wacha thanks!

Put me in for Morph 2!

You're in @spirulence!

Count me in! Happy to do a morph!

In for where is space!

If I can still get in on this, please add me to a list!

Thanks @kahlo2013 @lowhum and @mikehex you are all in Morph 2!

Here is the seed song for morph 2

http://fiftyninety.fawmers.org/song/41484

@spirulence you're up!

@wacha received, thank you much! Starting work on this now.

Here is the seed song for Morph 1 http://fiftyninety.fawmers.org/song/41521 @JamKar you're up!

Sweet! I followed @lowhum in an Aunti Syn back in February. Mmmm.... Donkey at Large

I sent this morph of Andy’s excellent song to @scubed. http://fiftyninety.fawmers.org/song/41663

That empty space in morph 2 looks pretty inviting, throw me in there if it's still available!

Morph 2 is now full with the addition of @Vom Vorton. Next we will need volunteers for Morph 3 including someone willing to offer a seed song.