Weeklybeats is a 52 week long music project in which artists compose and publicly release 1 song a week for the entire year.
Starting January 1st 2024 GMT each participant will have one week to upload one finished composition. Any style of music or selection of instruments are welcomed and encouraged. Sign up or Login to get started or check our FAQ for any help or questions you may have.


By scy on January 7, 2024 9:45 pm

Hi everyone! This is my first year participating in WeeklyBeats. I'm a software dev and interested in making music for decades, but I never quite managed to actually do it. From time to time I buy a piece of gear, play around with it for a few days, and then other things become more important. I hope that WeeklyBeats will finally make me actually produce stuff and stick with it.

I've titled this one "Overture" because, well, it's the first track, and it kinda works as a slow start into an album or something. Not sure whether it's a good idea to approach WeeklyBeats as an album of 52 tracks, but I'll try for as long as it makes sense.

This track has been produced entirely on the Synthstrom Deluge, mainly with stock patches. I don't have an extensive library of presets and samples yet, but I expect this to change over the course of the year.

The main weakness of the track is probably the mastering, I'm totally inexperienced when it comes to that. The melody showing up in the second half doesn't fully fit the rest of the track's vibe, but I found it to be irresistibly catchy and just had to include it somehow.

Feel free to ask questions or give feedback. I'm here to learn, and that includes constructive criticism.

Also, what genre would you say this is? It definitely has some synthwave elements, but I'm not sure whether it fits perfectly.

You probably won't find me on the Discord, but if you're on the Fediverse, I'm @[email protected]. Have a great week everyone!

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Great stuff!

congrats on week 1! looking forward to hearing more

I'm in a super similar boat in terms of motivation--software dev that has perpetually failed to put in the proper time. love the track. I like the second melody too. I think it could serve super well as a bridge... like if you hit that section, but in addition to that new melody, you also drop out into a breakbeat, then pull back together and keep the new melody.

liked the track a lot

nice work! Love the deluge!

I love the overall cyberpunk/ready for action vibe of this track! Congrats on finally starting WB. Looking forward to your other tracks

Cool vibes and sounds all around, really enjoyable track

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