#newgenre challenge

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This challenge is simple but can end up with surprising results: Write a song in a genre you've never written in before. Bonus points if it's a genre you've never even listened to before.

I found it really enlightening to break down elements and patterns of other genres so i can better understand my own default genre approach.

Inspiration:
http://www.musicgenreslist.com

Find something that looks interesting there, then look up the wikipedia entry to find out the defining characteristics of that genre.

Then write a song with those characteristics and post it with the tag #newgenre.

Have fun!

Fantastic suggestion, @littlespiral, and a really useful list. A great way to light a fire during the doldrums!

This is my first dream pop type tune. Had fun making it alongside [@tcelliot] Smile

http://fiftyninety.fawmers.org/song/32673

I have never written or performed a dance tune before, so this was a first! http://fiftyninety.fawmers.org/song/32662 I usually do acoustic folky or bluesy stuff, and the occasional rock out so this was completely new for me. Very fun! I also put music to lyrics written by @kaho2013 for the same prompt, in a completely different genre (kinda country-ish)