"A person often meets his destiny on the road he took to avoid it."
-Jean de La Fontaine
OH WE ARE SO FREAKING READY THIS YEaR
FOLKS WE ARE SOON TO CROSS THE EVENT HORIZON INTO............
THAT'S RIGHT BABYS AND GERMS ITS ALMOST TIME FOR EVERYONES ONLY FAVORITE MONTH OF FUN JOY AND LAUGHTER....JAMUARY!
WHAT THE FLIP IS JAMUARY???
Jamuary is a month-long celebration of the music creation process! Over the course of the month of January, musicians are challenged to create AN ORIGINAL SONG EACH AND EVERY SINGLE DAY!
THAT SOUNDS DIFFICULT!
However, the purpose of Jamuary isn't to make you feel bad that you can't complete the challenge. Instead, it's a self-imposed challenge to push yourself to your limits and hone your skill in the craft of musicianship! Been meaning to get better at mixing? Wanting to get better at song structure? Just trying to hop in and teach yourself how to create music from the ground up? JAMUARY is the time to do it!
SO WHAT DO I WIN
Jamuary isn't about winning or losing, it's about improving your craft and letting yourself go from any sort of inhibitions when it comes to music! It's the time for you to take those strides you otherwise wouldn't have or discover what you're capable of when you remove all other things holding you back in favor of creating literally AS MUCH MUSIC AS YOU ARE HUMANLY CAPABLE OF CREATING!
The overall goal is that, by the end of Jamuary, you will have at least ONE new song that you can look back on! Even if you don't complete a song every single day, don't feel bad! If you were able to exercise your creative muscle in some way, shape or form, gain newfound confidence in your abilities, or even just jump onto the music train for the first time, THAT IS SOMETHING THAT YOU SHOULD BE IMMENSELY PROUD OF!
This event is open to ANYONE who wants to participate! There is no prize, ranking, or end goal other than to CREATE!
JAMUARY 2024 will promptly begin on the 1st of January and will run all the way until the end of the month! To participate, make ANY MUSIC AT ALL! Experience, quality, and skill level DO NOT MATTER. As long as you are indulging in the joy of creativity....
!!!!YOU ARE DOING JAMUARY RIGHT!!!!
SO MARK THOSE CALENDARS AND PREPARE YOURSELVES! AND TO PARTICIPATE, MAKE A SONG AND TAG IT WITH "JAMUARY2024"!! (oh and also post anything you make in our Jamuary thread ((RIGHT HERE)) so that we have a little place to chat and see each others work :) )
So tell your friends! Tell your family! I'm extremely excited to see what we will all create this year! Best of luck to everyone and most importantly....
oh and also if you have any questions please feel free to ask in the thread below or shoot me a message and i WILL do my darndest to get back to you (unless someone else gets back to you first!)
LONG LIVE NEWGROUNDS AND THE INDOMITABLE HUMAN SPIRIT