#1
So I've been lurking on this site for like a year now and just now decided to join. The point of this thread is that I've lost inspiration to play guitar and was wondering what you guys use for inspiration.

Thanks for any help
#2
If you have to search for inspiration, then you're doing it wrong.

You should have all the inspiration you need.
RIP Tom Searle.
#4
weed man, that is inspiration.... ok maybe not. think of when you first took your guitar? why did you want to play it? then set yourself goals that you have to achieve.
#5
Quote by dullsilver_mike
Play with new people-- gets you going again 95% of the time.


This.

Also, drugs have been a time-tested inspiration source.
I play my guitar like I live life; upside-down.


Gear:
Sender Fratocaster
LTD Phoenix-200
Fender Sonoran
Dunlop Crybaby Classic
Fender Mustang V 412
#6
Quote by MH400
If you have to search for inspiration, then you're doing it wrong.

You should have all the inspiration you need.



Shut up, you're an idiot and your threads suck.


Try picking a song or two that are just outside your comfort zone and learn them. Also, as said above, try playing with other people.
#7
Quote by MH400
If you have to search for inspiration, then you're doing it wrong.

You should have all the inspiration you need.


Oh really? I did say that I lost it. That generally means it's not there. But thanks anyways.

Thanks for everyones help. I did play with my friend who is a bassist today. But I don't do drugs for personal reasons. Don't have anything against them though.
Last edited by lolololidkaname at Dec 22, 2011,
#9
Lately ambient stuff and weather has inspired me a lot. Also, this. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GBatbBw1Ij0
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X2tAtX514-A&feature=related
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MSK-RPQrq_A&feature=related

I'm trying to incorporate ambient/instrumental stuff/singer/songwriter pop and my own novels into some kind of albumish kind of thingy at the moment.

Got 5 songs/pieces so far and like 6 novels and the cover of the album done.
sometimes I see us in a cymbal splash or in the sound of a car crash
Last edited by JohnnyGenzale at Dec 22, 2011,
#10
I listen to as many obscure genres as possible and incorporate them into my playing.
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#11
I believe 'inspiration' is the wrong word. 'Motivation' would be more correct. I lack so much of it. I literally play the same thing every time I pick it up. I just make up random crap on the guitar and do what I feel.

The best thing you could do is try playing things you don't like, or wouldn't normally play.