From the Team / 11 May 2023

Generate infinite musical possibilities with SongStarter

How to use SongStarter to get over creative blocks.

Finding it impossible to start writing that perfect song, even with a million ideas swirling in your head? Writer’s block is real. Sometimes, you just need a nudge in the right direction. We hear you, and we’ve designed just the solution for your personal eureka moment. Introducing SongStarter.

This AI-powered idea generator acts as your starting point to create new music – all in one easy-to-use interface. The best part? Every musical idea is royalty-free. This means while you won’t own the copyright to the track, you can use it without paying any fees or royalties to the original creator. Sweet!

How to use SongStarter

1. Roll the dice

Select a genre on SongStarter to get started.

Step 1: Before you get started, pick a song genre to zone in on a vibe. Then tap on ‘Get Started’ to roll the dice.

Key in a lyric or emoji for more specific results on SongStarter.

Step 2: For more specific results, you can also key in a lyric, an emoji, or both (up to 50 characters).

SongStarter will generate ideas for you.

Step 3: Our AI will generate three unique musical ideas just for you.

Tap the dice icon to generate new ideas on SongStarter.

Step 4: Not feeling any of those ideas? No problem. Simply tap the dice icon to generate three completely new ones. Keep trying till you get the results you want. Psst… don’t miss the adorable characters that appear on screen! Their moods correspond to the genres you’ve chosen.

2. Change the mood

On SongStarter, you can shuffle between three different moods by clicking the day, night, and dusk icons.

And that’s not all. Once you’ve chosen an idea, you can shuffle between three different moods by tapping on the day, night, and dusk icons on the bottom left of the screen.

This gives you a different instrumental take on the same musical composition, so you can find what suits the vibe you’re going for.

3. Own it, flip it, and reverse it

Finally, you can open up your chosen idea in Studio and take it wherever you want it to go. Use it as a starting point for rapping, songwriting, melody sketching, or jamming with friends – the possibilities are truly endless.

Need some inspiration to get started? Check out what these other creators are doing.


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♬ original sound – Christian

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♬ original sound – BandLab – BandLab

Let the ideas flow, and try SongStarter on both mobile and desktop today! As always, this feature is completely free to use. So go on, get rollin’.

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