Putting together the initial drum tack for a new bass line I’ve been working on. Today as with most writing days the tools of the trade will be notebook & pencils, laptop running Hydrogen and my favorite bass the Epiphone Allen Woody signature model!
Sometimes a new song will start with a guitar or bass riff idea or even a simple measure of a drum riff idea and grow from there over time, other times the entire song can explode in my mind all at once and be 80% or more done in a couple hours.
Golden Rule for creating is to let if flow, do NOT try to force the music out!
Update 29 July: Here is a rough track of a new song idea from yesterdays writing session…