Song Fight! Celebrates Milestone with 1000th Title

In an exciting development for musicians and songwriters, Song Fight!, a more or less weekly online songwriting and recording competition, has posted its 1000th title today. This milestone represents a significant achievement for the platform, which has been a hub of creative expression and friendly competition since its inception in 2000.

Song Fight! operates on a simple premise: the organizers provide a title, participants write a new song inspired by that title and submit an MP3 by the deadline. The songs are then posted online, and listeners vote for a winner. While there is no tangible prize, the real reward lies in the creative process and the opportunity to share one’s music with a receptive audience.

Title: A Grand Parade
Due: Sunday, 03/24/24 9:59am PDT

optional challenge: 1000 songs!!!
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Over the years, Song Fight! has fostered a vibrant community of amateur artists, many of whom view their participation as a period of great growth and creative fun. The platform has seen hundreds of artists, including Berkeley Social Scene, Paco del Stinko, and WreckdoM, contribute their musical talents, with numerous entries archived on the Song Fight! website.

Song Fight! is encouraging both past participants and newcomers to dust off their instruments and join in the celebration. The due date for this special round will be the 24th of March, giving participants a little extra time to craft their tunes.

The Songfight! forums are usually always filled with banter:

A post-Fight! listening party is planned on the BoffoYxDudes Youtube channel.

Song Fight! is more than just a competition; it’s a celebration of creativity, a testament to the power of music, and a community that welcomes anyone with a tune in their heart and a song to share. So, whether you’re a long-time Songfighter or a newbie, get ready to join this landmark event in the Song Fight! journey.

Links:, Facebook, Wikipedia





I am Briyan Frederick (aka Bryan Baker), probably best known as the publisher of GAJOOB and a founder of Tapegerm Collective I’m collecting all of that and more on dabodab, where I write about and document my life as a graphic arts professional, songwriter, experimental recording artist, zine and web publisher, local and personal historian and silver creative. read more.


The key (for all my music) is – was it FUN… for me, for the other players, for the listener(s) (if there are any, lol).Dick Metcalf (Rotcod Zzaj)