when are you at your most creative?

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  1. richie_stix

    richie_stix gomby plz

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    Right, when i was at uni, my favorite/best times for making tunes were....

    mainly at about 3/4 in the morning, usual whilst getting extremely baked!

    and otherwise it was when i came back from my missis real early like 9 or 10 and spent all day making stuff and having a doob!

    now i work full time i have to have forced creativity, which means i often spend a lot of precious time doing nothing!

    what do you favour? discuss?
     
  2. Joey AdhD

    Joey AdhD sweaty scouser

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    When i am bonged up to the nines.
     
  3. richie_stix

    richie_stix gomby plz

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    :clown: me too! but not bongs, my lungs are like walnuts thanks to those fuckers!
     
  4. RocksteadyUK

    RocksteadyUK SkimoBeats

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    Early in the morning for me usually... its actually been proven that your brain is more active in the mornings.... although i probably counter act that with the fat spliff i smoke a few seconds after opening my eyes!... oh well...
     
  5. *State

    *State Self confessed VW nut

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    It seems we have a pattern emerging here... something to do with the lungs lol.

    For me its from about 10 or 11pm onwards.
     
  6. dafo93

    dafo93 SWITCH FUSION

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    About 12 - 1 - 2 AM. Sitting in the dark and thinking about things inspires me.
     
  7. chromey

    chromey a.k.a Impact

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    I have to have creativity on demand all day at work, so inspiration/motivation normally comes quite easily to me when I'm at home.
    it's a learned skill though I reckon.
     
  8. subprime

    subprime Dysjoint

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    I'm normally pretty creative when I'm driving if I turn off the stereo. In the mornings as well. If I don't have a lot going on around me my brain tends to produce it's own entertainment, if you like, so I often come up with bass-lines or ideas, then I have no idea what it was by the time I get back home. Started recording ideas into my phone so they don't get lost, duck into a corner and hum a tune into the phone. Must look mental.
     
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    chromey a.k.a Impact

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    hahah classic! :D
     
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    vickvega Mr. Blonde

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  11. MrWoggles

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    It can happen at the weirdest times.

    o After an epic set
    o If i've been up for 30h+ (honestly, your brain does seem weird stuff)
    o Darkness
    o Pot/Alcohol. Adam and charly don't do it for me creatively.
    o Sometimes just pure luck, it only takes a bar sometimes.
    o When no one else is around, even though people may be in another room the solitude can really get some creative sparks going.
     
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    Dan M hard gay northern bear

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    after ive wanked over my birds mum
     
  13. muzzadj

    muzzadj POW!

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    after smoking a spliff whilst listening to an old school set by JAYEM
     
  14. Sammy Dexcell

    Sammy Dexcell Stop editing my profile Smarty!

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    Prior to moving to spain, it was always just late nights senselessly blazing. Now im in spain its usually just late nights or mornings where i get things done. No more spliffs tho, which is a bit of a downfall as i much prefer after ur full up with munch to roll a fatty an get stuck in an lost in a tune.
    Ide usually blaze untill i pass out or the tune bores me either or really.
    Now im mainly watching films n tv shows instead of producing i dont find im that inspired to make tunes as much without bud....or it might be the fact that im using headphones still, an not even a decent pair......pisstake!!! :rolleyes:
     
  15. T Leaf

    T Leaf Neighbourhood Sickhead

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    i 've woke up a couple of times after heavy night of clubbing and drinking, and realised there is a new track or two in my 'recents' on FL studio... i cant remember creating them... sometimes they are shit - but sometimes there are bits that inspire me to create a track from some salvageable parts that sound crazy and different.
     
  16. sook

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    ive always thought consciousness
    was a barrier to creativity...
    the unconscious being the purely
    uninhibited state of total creativity...
    dreaming is a perfect example of this...

    i find im at my most creative the more
    tired i am and the closer to sleep
    my brain is...

    late night session always seem to
    be most interesting/productive....
     
  17. D-Tektiv

    D-Tektiv Active Member

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    Yeah some of the tunes I've done were usually worked on at 4-5am sometimes 4-9 or 10 am..if i'm on a roll with it..:D
     
  18. Welsh Junglist

    Welsh Junglist AKA Faqade

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    Around midnight for me, ideas seem to flow much better the later it is. Like Sook said it's probably your brain drifting cause your tired. I seem to get into a flow late at night too, like idea after idea and I haven't got enough hands to put them all down lol, this doesn't seem to happen so much in the day.
     
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  19. TheoryOfOrigin

    TheoryOfOrigin New Member

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    Waking up early after a night out at a gig. Still feeling abit :alchy: i can just sit there all day, make beats and recover.
    All i need is time, i cant do shit if iv got heaps on my mind and heaps to do. Some plant always helps too
     
  20. Indi

    Indi Tha Original ThreadKilla!

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    Right after I've shot my wad.