Tag Archives: Filk

Brilliant Filking

Filking is the art of writing new lyrics to established music- and these folks have done an amazing job. Like Star Wars? Like Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band? Then check out Star Wars meets Sgt. Pepper Catherine Kane 5/11/17 … Continue reading

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Filk – Know Your Audience

…what kind of tune will suit your audience?… Continue reading

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Filk – Pick Something Folks Can Sing Along With

…A good song where you and the audience can sing together is a crowd pleaser, and when the audience is happy with themselves, they’ll be happy with you too… Continue reading

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Filk – Pick Something You Can Sing

The ultimate goal of a filk song is for it to be performed. For that reason, it’s good to start with that goal in mind… Continue reading

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Filk- Sing What You Know

When you’re setting out to take a song and change it into a totally different song, one important step is to know the ground where you’re starting out. Start with a song that you know by heart- one that you could perform in your sleep, one that you already have a close knowledge of. Continue reading

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Filk – What Are You Trying to Do?

What are you trying to do with this filk? Continue reading

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Games Writers Play – Filk

Filking can hone your writing skills. From filking, you can learn a lot… Continue reading

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Alas, a Love That Cannot Be

This is a filk song written for a medieval re-enactment event, as part of a game called the Game of Courtly Love. In this game, players drew names and became secret admirers for the day for other players. You could hire a troubador to serenade the person you picked with a song like this Continue reading

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Got Filk?…

There’s a lot of opinions on what filk is, and what’s the definition of it. Continue reading

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