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When you are making music. 2011-05-19 13:32:33 Reply

Do you hear it in your head first then figure out how to create it? Or do you just get out an instrument and play with it til you accidentally play something you like?

I myself hear it then play it.


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Response to When you are making music. 2011-05-19 13:39:51 Reply

At 5/19/11 01:32 PM, Liquid5150 wrote: Do you hear it in your head first then figure out how to create it? Or do you just get out an instrument and play with it til you accidentally play something you like?

I myself hear it then play it.

I do both. Sometimes, most particularly when i dont have a lot of time to write music, i keep hearing it in my head, expanding and such until i get some time to write it. On the other hand, if i feel uninspired, i get a random instrument and play around with it until i get something.

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Response to When you are making music. 2011-05-19 14:21:33 Reply

I usually get alot of basslines in my head when i'm at work, so i record it on my phone, then get straight to my computer and my midi-keyboards when i get home! :)

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Response to When you are making music. 2011-05-19 18:45:33 Reply

Yeah I do both too. Although it might be relevant to add that usually the ideas which I get from playing an instrument (real or digital) are the ones which are actually turned into songs. Not to say that I never turned a 'hearing in the head' idea into a song before, but generally I get my ideas from playing instruments.


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Response to When you are making music. 2011-05-20 05:33:51 Reply

Sometimes, but it's really hard to realize something I hear in my head; more often it's just messing about until I find something that sounds good.

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Response to When you are making music. 2011-05-20 07:54:35 Reply

I open FL and make noises until I get something that sounds good.


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Response to When you are making music. 2011-05-20 13:34:58 Reply

im a bit of both sometimes i go in with a plan but other times i just screw around untill something sounds cool

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Response to When you are making music. 2011-05-20 13:40:29 Reply

I do both, sometimes I get awesome ideas when I'm high, but then forget them because I got high.

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Response to When you are making music. 2011-05-25 19:28:00 Reply

I can't believe it!! Useful information...


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Response to When you are making music. 2011-05-25 21:33:02 Reply

At 5/20/11 01:40 PM, mmmburgers wrote: I do both, sometimes I get awesome ideas when I'm high, but then forget them because I got high.

That is one of the best quotes,EVER.

anyways,

I start chords in my head,and i just let the horse go after that. i hear so many ideas it's hard to choose one or to even remember any of them after a while,but if im near my computer,then -WHAM- instant song.


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Response to When you are making music. 2011-05-25 21:34:07 Reply

At 5/25/11 07:28 PM, eppskevin wrote: I can't believe it!! Useful information...

Get over yourself.


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Response to When you are making music. 2011-05-25 21:52:53 Reply

I get my ideas straight from God.

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At 3/27/11 10:22 PM, sugarsimon wrote:
the brilliant songs who create a production for music
Wat

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Response to When you are making music. 2011-05-25 22:15:23 Reply

I get my ideas straight from myself, then I give the leftover ones to Envy.


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Response to When you are making music. 2011-05-25 22:32:28 Reply

At 5/25/11 10:15 PM, djInTheDark wrote: I get my ideas straight from myself, then I give the leftover ones to Envy.

You win.


At 3/27/11 10:22 PM, sugarsimon wrote:
the brilliant songs who create a production for music
Wat

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Response to When you are making music. 2011-05-25 22:34:22 Reply

I mess around until I get something


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Response to When you are making music. 2011-05-26 01:13:58 Reply

trance music when making sounds

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Response to When you are making music. 2011-05-26 03:08:48 Reply

At 5/26/11 01:13 AM, sugarsimon wrote: trance music when making sounds

very nice!


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