# How do you tell if you have an original style?

I've always wondered about this.... how do you tell if you have an original style?

i dunno...

maybe im just an idiot.
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Does what you come up with sound like anyone else?

No?

That, my friend, is originality.
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1) Check if your song sounds like Smells Like Teen Spirit
2) Check if your song sounds like Iron Man
3) Check if your song sounds like Stairway to Heaven
4) Check if your song sounds like Layla
5) Check if your song sounds like ....

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6.02 * 10^23) Check if your song sounds like ....

....

If you pass all of those checks, you are original.
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1) Check if your song sounds like Smells Like Teen Spirit
2) Check if your song sounds like Iron Man
3) Check if your song sounds like Stairway to Heaven
4) Check if your song sounds like Layla
5) Check if your song sounds like ....

.....
6.02 * 10^23) Check if your song sounds like ....

....

If you pass all of those checks, you are original.

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1) Check if your song sounds like Smells Like Teen Spirit
2) Check if your song sounds like Iron Man
3) Check if your song sounds like Stairway to Heaven
4) Check if your song sounds like Layla
5) Check if your song sounds like ....

.....
6.02 * 10^23) Check if your song sounds like ....

....

If you pass all of those checks, you are original.

No. Shouldn't sound like those.

Should sound unique on it's own. Sound like nothing else.
wait if you mean like musically, do what Darkstar said
but if you mean just in general, just check if what you do resembles anyone that you think you would take from..
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if u listen to a wide range of music it should automatically be your own style and you shouldn't give a f*ck
I really don't care much about being original, it's not something that should be tried for. I just do what I do because I like doing it. If it's original, yippee, if it's not, it still doesn't matter.
I don't really know what you're refering to, if its music than do what darkstar said.
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1) Check if your song sounds like Smells Like Teen Spirit
2) Check if your song sounds like Iron Man
3) Check if your song sounds like Stairway to Heaven
4) Check if your song sounds like Layla
5) Check if your song sounds like ....

.....
6.02 * 10^23) Check if your song sounds like ....

....

If you pass all of those checks, you are original.

I see what you did there, Avagadro!
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To quote something I read the other day (no idea where)

"Don't try and stand out from the crowd; avoid crowds altogether."
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If you cut down on these costs students won't learn so well, effecting the "quality"...
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To quote something I read the other day (no idea where)

"Don't try and stand out from the crowd; avoid crowds altogether."

That's the perfect solution.
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To quote something I read the other day (no idea where)

"Don't try and stand out from the crowd; avoid crowds altogether."
Agoraphobia is pretty common though...not really unique.
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Agoraphobia is pretty common though...not really unique.

TS just make your music and don't measure it by anyone else's standards. Don't think, 'oh this sounds too *whatever* to fit in my genre' and stuff like that. Avoid cliches, obviously. But just mainly don't be afraid to be completely yourself, and don't change a riff if you don't think it sounds enough like what a "real" band would do.
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