INDIE MUSIC FEEDBACK

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Watch More Movies, Read More Books…an Interview with Bug

This post is part five in my series on this blog called Why We Create, which explores the creative process…

Spring’s a-Springin’ – May 2021 IMF Community Playlist

There’s a certain really particular feeling in this moment, as we’re starting to see a light at the end of…

Eliphosys – Seeking Effortlessness

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VCbfXcqr_ng Eliphosys is a Colorado-based producer making downtempo melodic beats accompanied by intricate and beautiful visuals. She released her latest…

Words of Advice for Musicians

On a relatively mild Spring morning, I opened up the IMF discord to find a fabulous motivational list for music…

Rêve Vague has a Vision of a Musical Community

Reve Vague makes music and videos. He’s a creative force in two separate projects: Good Morning, Daydreamer, and My Home…

It’s a Family Affair – IMF Community Playlist – April 2021

I’ve gotten in the habit of planning my release schedule around the IMF Community playlist. Today I realized that the…

IMF New Releases, March 26th 2021

Hellllloooooo! Sorry about the late post on this weeks releases, I’ve gotten to a point where time is irrelevant and…

Daphne Cerez – Collaboration is Just the Beginning

https://open.spotify.com/artist/381Uq4TyFtFbxNGY9AcRK9?si=5bqtpB8xTz2cwmExF07adw Daphne Cerez calls the Netherlands home. She wants you to know that she’s a little shy, and would love…

IMF New Releases, March 19th 2021

Hello friends!  I’m back for my second write-up of IMF’s weekly release showcase. Thank you for all of the support…

Music is the Language of Love…IMF March 2021 Playlist is Overflowing With It

In a time when it’s easy to feel stagnant, the act of creation is a powerful force. In the past…

IMF New Releases, March 7th 2021

Hello friends! My name is Matthew Estevez, some of you may know me as The F-use, which is my personal…

How I Learned to Stop Worrying So I Can Keep Creating

Music, like other creative pursuits, is really competitive. Lots of people make some kind of music, and with the advances…

A Conversation about Solitary (DXHP)

DHXP makes complex, genre-hopping music – six minute operas with every one a journey. I spoke to Duri, the man…

IMF Community Playlist February 2021 – The Best Music You’ve (N)ever Heard

Here’s the problem with nearly all the playlists you’ve ever listened to: they’re run by agents with entire teams dedicated…

IMF JANUARY 2021 COMMUNITY PLAYLIST (SOUNDCLOUD)

This month’s Spotify playlist was so big, I thought it wouldn’t be fair to bury this Soundcloud playlist at the…

A TIME OF REFLECTION & CELEBRATION – IMF JAN 2021 COMMUNITY PLAYLIST (SPOTIFY)

It was a hell of a year, kind of literally. You might have read in other places that musicians are…

Writing Love Letters with Porkboii

Check out the 18th edition of the IMF Profile featuring Porkboii!

SOUNDING SHARP, GETTING SHARP – IMF DECEMBER COMMUNITY PLAYLIST

When I’m surrounded by creative people, I’m often impressed on the things they’re able to do naturally, while I struggle.…

On Repeat with Moonglow

Welcome to the 17th edition of the IMF Artist Profile, a series dedicated to the Indie Music Feedback community. The goal of…

Together in October

I know without a doubt that there are collaborations on this month’s IMF Playlist, without looking at a single track…

Tone Deaf Jeff : IMF’s Music Librarian

Tone Deaf Jeff is one of the pillars of the IMF Discord community. He’s one of the first people that welcomed…

A Solution to the Reddit Problem

Do you ever wonder what happens when redditors get off reddit and finally start posting something good? It’s hard for…

Eating Space Spaghetti with Tone Deaf Jeff

Welcome to the 16th edition of the IMF Artist Profile, a series dedicated to the Indie Music Feedback community. The goal of…

Quantum Sensing — Finding a Reason to Live

One night while chatting on the IMF Discord, I inadvertently started a fierce discussion about various schools of philosophy. I…

IMF: We Need To Go Deeper!

Interested in exploring the tangled web of the Indie Music Feedback community? Here are some excellent starting places… IMF OFFICIAL…

Why you should at least try to market your music… (…and how to make it look like you are not even trying.)

A theoretical case study… Disclaimer: I have a digital marketing background, but I am in no way claiming to be…

Chasing Tails with Cat Dad

Welcome to the 15th edition of the IMF Artist Profile, a series dedicated to the Indie Music Feedback community. The goal of…

Indie Music Feedback (IMF) COMMUNITY PLAYLIST — SEPT 2020

LISTEN TO THE PLAYLISTS SPOTIFY :: SOUNDCLOUD ALSO CHECK OUT Indie Music Feedback BLOG :: STAY CREATIVE PODCASTIMF SUBREDDIT :: IMF DISCORD I wrote most of…

Setting the Scene with Slackerman

Welcome to the 14th edition of the IMF Artist Profile, a series dedicated to the Indie Music Feedback community. The goal of…

Setting the Vibe with LOHM

Welcome to the 13th edition of the IMF Artist Profile, a series dedicated to the Indie Music Feedback community. The goal of…

OUR SUBREDDIT

A give and take feedback system

IMF is a community for all artists, all genres. It is an interactive music subreddit, that has a 5 comment requirement before posting. This increases the chances of real people listening to your music by a ratio of 5!

COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

Discord events

Community Discord Games

Genre Spin: This is a game where participants will all be challenged to make a song from a randomly selected genre. Everyone that wants to play will “spin the wheel” of genres by typing c#genrespin. There are over 200 genres within the database.(edited)

Sample Flip: For this game, everyone has the option to join with 1 sample that they would like to have flipped. Participants will all roll the dice. Whoever rolls the lowest number will have their sample selected to be flipped. Rules: You can do anything, add anything, but you have to use the full sample.(edited)

Random Melody Challenge: For this game, every participant will roll a “musicians dice” that will produce a random key, number of notes, and a corresponding melody that they must incorporate into a song.(edited)

Chopped: For this game, 3 different samples must be incorporated into 1 song. Participants will all roll the dice, and the 3 lowest numbers will each get to pick 1 sample. Rules: You can do anything, add anything, but you have to fully use all 3 samples.

Genre Mash: For this game, participants will be challenged to combine 2 separate genres into one song.
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Tempo Switch: For this game, participants will be challenged to write a song that changes the tempo at least 3 times.

Time Travel: For this game, participants will be challenged to write a song that changes the time signature at least 3 times.

Mood Swing: For this game, participants will be assigned a random mood or feeling and must create a song based on it.

Is Mayonnaise an Instrument?: For this game, a curated selection of mayonnaise audio recordings will be provided and players will be challenged to to use these recordings as the primary basis for a new song.

Where your music plays

Where your music is heard