#1
well me and the band were making a song and we got everything done but the solo,which the song would sound wierd without a solo,i'm tryin to come up with stuff but its hard to do when you don't live with the rhythm guitar player so how do you come up with stuff without a rhythm player
#2
One thing to do is to use the melody as a template for your solo. Add stuff that sounds good and go from there.
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#3
hav ur band record what will be played under the solo then just play it over and over again till u make 1 u like
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#5
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One thing to do is to use the melody as a template for your solo. Add stuff that sounds good and go from there.


What he said. Use the melody as a start, then add/change things to make it sound better.

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#7
Play it a few times to get it in your ear and then start improvising.
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#8
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well me and the band were making a song and we got everything done but the solo,which the song would sound wierd without a solo,i'm tryin to come up with stuff but its hard to do when you don't live with the rhythm guitar player so how do you come up with stuff without a rhythm player



Your trying to do something that you simply don't have the experience for yet. Simple solution..... get some experience. Spend some time learning solo's so you have an idea of what to do.
#9
One.. know what key the song is in, know what scale you're playing and get that down. Try to go through the music in your head and maybe a good solo will start playing in your head. That always works for me, then I just write it out on paper. Be creative with it.
#11
What style of music are you playing?
What kind of mood is there, e.g. happy, sad?
Is the song fast or slow?
Do you have a rhythm part already written? (if so, record this and play around over it)
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#12
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Write the rhythm guitar part in Power Tab or Guitar Pro.

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