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Monthly Critique – 6/20 @ 7 pm

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MSG holds its monthly song critique on Wednesday, June 20th at 7 p.m. at Noodles & Company on University Avenue. Bring a song or lyric to play live or on a CD and get instant feedback from local songwriters, and give some of your own. Incomplete, new or nearly new songs , in particular, are encouraged.

***We’ve added a new feature to the critique called the Monthly Song Challenge. In June, the challenge is aimed at those of us who procrastinate: Complete a song that you’ve started or always thought about writing but haven’t started and bring it to the critique to share. We will present a new challenge for July at June’s critique.

Check out the Events page for more details and we’ll see you there!

Monthly Critique – 5/16 @ 7 pm

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MSG holds its monthly song critique on Wednesday, May 16th at 7 p.m. at Noodles & Company on University Avenue. Bring a song or lyric to play live or on a CD and get instant feedback from local songwriters, and give some of your own. Incomplete, new or nearly new songs , in particular, are encouraged.

***We’ve added a new feature to the critique called the Monthly Song Challenge. In June, the challenge is aimed at those of us who procrastinate: Complete a song that you’ve started (or always thought about writing but haven’t started) and bring it to the critique to share.

Check out the Events page for more details and we’ll see you there!

Monthly Song Critique – Wed, 4/18 ***change in location

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MSG holds its monthly song critique on Wednesday, April 18th 7 p.m. at Panera Bread, located at 3416 University Avenue. This temporary change for April is less than 2 blocks east of the usual Noodles & Co. spot.

Bring a song or lyric to play live or on a CD and get instant feedback from local songwriters, and give some of your own. Incomplete, new or nearly new songs , in particular, are encouraged.

***We’ve added a new feature to the critique called the Monthly Song Challenge. Next month’s challenge will be chosen at the critique, so come with your ideas. Songwriters are urged to interpret the challenge in any way that helps write a new tune.

Check out the Events page for more details and we’ll see you there!

Monthly Song Critique + Challenge = Wed, 3/21

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MSG holds its monthly song critique on Wednesday, March 21st 7 p.m. at Noodles & Co., 3600 University Avenue. Bring a song or lyric to play live or on a CD and get instant feedback from local songwriters, and give some of your own. Incomplete, new or nearly new songs , in particular, are encouraged.

***We’ve added a new feature to the critique called the Monthly Song ChallengeThis month’s challenge is to write a song that involves all 5 senses – sight, smell, touch, feel and taste. (Extra credit for involving additional senses.) Songwriters are urged to interpret the challenge in any way that helps write a new tune!

Bring your “sense song” to the critique to discuss (in addition to another tune or as your monthly critique tune) and we’ll compare notes.

Check out the Events page for more details and we’ll see you there!

Demo Recording – Sat., Mar. 17th

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Randy’s Recording and MSG are pleased to offer a recording seminar for the performing songwriter on Saturday, March 17th. Sign up to record a basic demo (guitar/piano and voice) at Randy Green’s award-winning local studio and learn about the recording process as you go. At the end the group will evaluate the demos and each songwriter will go home with his or her recording, plus a compilation of the other demos done that day.

The cost is a very affordable $39 in advance, with a $10 discount available for Madison Songwriters Guild members. You can become an MSG member at the recording session. Contact Rich Baumann at richbaumann@charter.net or drop by any MSG event to pay in advance.

Randy’s Recording and Production is located at:
4770 Gaston Cir., Rt 2
Cottage Grove, WI, 53527
(608) 839-4154

Questions? Contact randy@randysrecording.com.

Monthly Song Critique + Challenge – 2/15

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MSG holds its monthly song critique on Wednesday, February 15th 7 p.m. at Noodles & Co., 3600 University Avenue. Bring a song or lyric to play live or on a CD and get instant feedback from local songwriters, and give some of your own. Incomplete, new or nearly new songs , in particular, are encouraged.

***We’ve added a new feature to the critique called the Monthly Song Challenge. This month’s challenge is to write a “road song.” Songwriters are urged to interpret the challenge in any way that helps write a new tune! (Examples of well known road songs: Born to be Wild by Steppenwolf; America by Paul Simon; Fast Car by Tracy Chapman; I Can’t Drive 55 by Sammy Hagar).

Bring your “road song” to the critique to discuss (in addition to another tune or as your monthly critique tune) and we’ll compare notes on them.

Check out the Events page for more details and we’ll see you there!

Recording Opportunity – Feb. 11th

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Randy’s Recording and MSG are pleased to offer a recording seminar for the performing songwriter on Saturday, February 11th. Sign up to record a basic demo (guitar/piano and voice) at Randy Green’s award-winning local studio and learn about the recording process as you go. At the end the group will evaluate the demos and each songwriter will go home with his or her recording, plus a compilation of the other demos done that day.

The cost is a very affordable $39 in advance, with a $10 discount available for Madison Songwriters Guild members. You can become an MSG member at the recording session. Contact Rich Baumann at richbaumann@charter.net or drop by any MSG event to pay in advance.

Randy’s Recording and Production is located at:
4770 Gaston Cir., Rt 2
Cottage Grove, WI, 53527
(608) 839-4154

Questions? Contact randy@randysrecording.com.

January Song Critique – Wed, 1/18

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MSG holds its monthly song critique on Wednesday, January 18th 7 p.m. at Noodles & Co., 3600 University Avenue. Bring a song or lyric to play live or on a CD and get instant feedback from local songwriters, and give some of your own. New or nearly new songs, in particular, are encouraged. Check out the Events page for more details and we’ll see you there!

Monthly Critique on in December

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MSG holds its monthly song critique this Wednesday, December 21st at 7 p.m. at Noodles & Co., 3600 University Avenue. Bring a song or lyric to play live or on a CD and get instant feedback from local songwriters, and give some of your own. New or nearly new songs, in particular, are encouraged. Check out the Events page for more details and we’ll see you there!

Recording Opportunity – December 10th

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Randy’s Recording and MSG are pleased to offer a recording seminar for the performing songwriter on Saturday, December 10th. Sign up to record a basic demo (guitar/piano and voice) at Randy Green’s award-winning local studio and learn about the recording process as you go. At the end the group will evaluate the demos and each songwriter will go home with his or her recording, plus a compilation of the other demos done that day.

The cost is a very affordable $39 in advance, with a $10 discount available for Madison Songwriters Guild members. You can even become an MSG member at the recording session. Contact Rich Baumann at richbaumann@charter.net or drop by any MSG event to pay in advance.

Randy’s Recording and Production is located at:
4770 Gaston Cir., Rt 2
Cottage Grove, WI, 53527
(608) 839-4154

Questions? Contact randy@randysrecording.com.