3 New Music Collaboration & Songwriting Platforms: Hookist, FindMySong, SongwriterLink

Songwriter-link-logoAre you a songwriter hoping to collaborate with others or a musician looking for a songwriter with which to collaborate? You've now got at least 3 more options you may not have known about to connect with songwriters. Hook(ist) is a unique monthlong songwriting event. FindMySong offers music collaboration in the cloud. While SongwriterLink is a new network that matches musicians and songwriters.

Hook(ist): A Monthlong Songwriting Event

Brad Roberts of Crash Test Dummies Introduces Hook(ist)

Hook(ist) takes a unique approach to songwriting with month long songwriting events led by a different respected songwriter:

"music legends and rising stars collaborate with die hard fans and hard core musicians to write an original song together, line by line!"

Outstanding participants will get recognition and an original song will result.

More: Interview With Hookist Co-founder Terry Derkach

FindMySong: Music Collaboration In The Cloud

Introducing FindMySong

FindMySong wants to connect "incredible musicians from all over the world" for collaborative songwriting.

Features include:


  • Full control over your copyright
  • Easy management for all your projects
  • Private, safe filesharing
  • Up to 10 projects, completely free


More: FindMySong Wants to Be the “Go-To Platform” for Collaboration Between Musicians

SongwriterLink: Get Matched With Songwriters

SongwriterLink is the newest of the three with an open invitation to join their private beta.

According to the official announcement, SongwriterLink:

"uses matching engine technology – the same kind that dating websites use – to help users find exactly the type of songwriters they’re seeking for collaborations."

"The site can match songwriters with composers, lyricists, topline writers, and beat producers. Users can conduct a search to find a co-writer by specific genre, or let the site match them up. Once a match is made, the collaborators can start writing songs together immediately through video chats and file sharing."

SongwriterLink is a project of recent Berklee-grad Lisa Occhino who developed it with help from Berklee's Business Startup Initiative. Occhino is also the Managing Editor at Sonicbids.

More: Aug. 7: Boston Songwriter & Musician Hangout presented by MusicTown & SongwriterLink

Hypebot Senior Contributor Clyde Smith (@fluxresearch) also blogs at DanceLand. Send news about music tech startups and services, DIY music biz and music marketing to: clyde(at)fluxresearch(dot)com.

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  1. I write lyrics so how can I get connected or partnered with a musician ? Much respect – Vanessa

  2. I am a musician, music teacher and “what to be” songwriter and producer.
    I am wanting to connect with other songwriters that might need a producer or co-writer in the Rock-pop, ballad genre. I don’t have heaps of time as I am a director of music but would love to work with someone that is finding their way.
    I hold a Bachelor of Music degree, over 30 years keyboard experience, access to professional sounds including Strum, Slate Drums and The Grand 3. I live in Geelong, Victoria, Australia but thanks to technology you can be anywhere.
    Look forward to hearing from you

  3. Hey. You guys might want to check out a site called http://www.procollabs.com. Its a music collaboration site but is aimed more toward experienced songwriters and musicians who want to work together, so maybe perfect if you are looking to partner up to co-write or produce original music?

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