#1
Short but sweet, even when sticking with repetition and K.I.S.S.(Keep It Simple, Stupid), my instrumental compositions on the electric guitar sound like self-indulgent improv, not an actual song. My acoustic instrumental bits are fine, but my electric ones just don't sound very good. Any advice or is it something I need to figure out myself?
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#2
Songwriting is just like an instrument: it gets better the more you practice doing it. Just keep trying over and over.

Though having a melody as opposed to just random shred will always help an instrumental lol
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Quote by pigeonmafia
Songwriting is just like an instrument: it gets better the more you practice doing it. Just keep trying over and over.


Alright, will-do.

Though having a melody as opposed to just random shred will always help an instrumental lol


Generally I try to apply those; but they're just not quite as good as the vocal melodies I come up with to me.

Quote by Matt420740
Do you have any material we can listen to? Would make it a lot easier to give advice.


Well, it's 3:30 AM here, so I can't exactly set up to record right now. tomorrow is busy for me, so I can't guarantee about then, but at the very latest by Friday night, I'll put up one of my acoustic instrumentals and, if I can fix it's recorded tone, one of my electric instrumentals.
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