CREATIVE BLOOOOCKSSSSS

Discussion in 'Production' started by Stebrah, Sep 12, 2010.

  1. Stebrah

    Stebrah New Member

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    So, It's 04.24am and I've been up making some standard dnb and my mind probably just isn't working properly due to the time, but I just cannot be creative with my bassline or my intro at all!

    Keep getting other songs in my head and shit

    How does everyone deal with their creative blocks? :end_of_wo
     
  2. Kaz1983

    Kaz1983 Member

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    Give it time -maybe start a new project and put it aside?
     
  3. Cynical Outlook

    Cynical Outlook New Member

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    yea start a new file....i find a nice joint normally does it 4 me :spliff:
     
  4. Simply D.

    Simply D. Polysonic

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    This ^_^
     
  5. dexter

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    go to sleep, make shit when you want to make shit, it cant be forced
     
  6. logikz

    logikz I Am Not The King Staff Member

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    create sounds instead of writing a song. pretty soon youll have a mad palette and head will be bursting with ideas for an arrangement.
     
  7. pitts

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    i personally struggle when it gets to the breakdown in the middle of the song and hit a creative block i find that if i leave it a couple of days i can come back to it and make one.

    i get a lot of good ideas when im jogging and while im working its just hard remembering them and then sometimes when you do remember getting the sounds just how you want them but i suppose thats something that will get easier the better you get as a producer.
     
  8. jimjimjim

    jimjimjim oldskool

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    have a search on here for other threads on this topic - there are quite a few.
    but essentially you cant force creativity.
    so take a break - have a walk have a wank.
    watch a film go down the pub. do something else. read a book.
    etc.
    good luck
     
  9. subprime

    subprime Dysjoint

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    The making sounds thing is good, sometimes an hour or so working on a synth patch has evolved into the start of a song.

    Something really obvious that worked for me the other day was just 'switch off the monitor.' Listen to the sounds instead of looking at the screen. So bloody obvious yet I've rarely done it before and it helped quite a lot.
     
  10. Stebrah

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    Cheers guys, decided to listen to it from a critical point of view to see what was missing in the end, such a simple thing to do as well!
     
  11. luciduk

    luciduk Active Member

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    have a kit kat ;)