Concept: electronica with some chiptune mixed in and clear influence from anime openings, but it's in toki pona.

So here's a really loud start 2 hours in. Just the same 4 bars repeated 4 times. Would obviously flesh out the chord progression because it's incredibly simple and repetitive at the moment, but I'm liking this.

Trying to write lyrics in a language I'm not fluent in.

The bad: really difficult

The good: if they're cringy lyrics it's fine cause they can still sound cool and I'll've forgotten what they mean within like a week anyway


An intro. It's a little bare because there's gonna be vocals over it (eventually).

I'm particularly proud of the funny 8 bit sounds going on that was low key a great idea.

19h31m in and I've got 3:25 of music.

Currently playing with a second verse and trying to make it contrast enough with the first, then I wanna make a kind of a drop, then I'll obviously need to then move that along into an outro.

This one's taking much longer than normal but I'm feeling good about it!


wub wub yuy yuy πŸ…±οΈπŸ…±οΈπŸ…±οΈ

Given this is probably gonna be the climax of the song, if you feel like this would be some kinda "spoiler" then I'd advise in favour of waiting for the finished thing.

23h33m and I just passed the 5 minute mark.

Managed to bridge between the first chorus and that climax section so that's good, then that falls back out into another verse kinda thing similar to the intro so I could put vocals there.

Trying to decide whether I should try and bring it back up again or if I should have it start tailing off from here.

Definitely a theme with making this has been "what on earth do I put after *this*?"

lmao ok scratch that. The ending kinda just fell into place which is good.

So the instrumental part is finished *barely* within 24h of work. Now though I want to flesh out the less interesting parts with vocals in a language that isn't English so I can safely make them as cringy as I want (or rather, not have to worry about the fact that they will be cringy regardless of what I do) because I won't be able to understand them anyway lmao

Damn it, I did a half-decent job of verse 2 and now verse 1 and the chorus look bad.

Cringy emo lyrics inside but they're in toki pona so it's ok 

Like, this sounds vaguely poetic to read I'm pretty happy with this.

mi wile ala e olin sina
mi wile ala e sijelo sina
mi ken pana e olin mi la
mi ken pilin pona
sina ken kepeken e mi
sina ken pakala e mi
sina lon ma la
mi ken pilin pona


πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰ Released!! πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰

Lawa Mi (My Mind)

Loud dubstep with a generous helping of bleep bloops and lyrics in Toki Pona!

Enjoy! <3 :boost_ok: :boost_ok: :boost_ok:

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