Today’s Setup ~ Writing

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…

Funky B*tch r1 demo

~ JAM

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