#1
I cannot seem to come up with riffs and songs. Ive read all the articles on it, but I just cant get it. Can anyone suggest patterns or combinations of flats sharps w.e to help me out? Thanks.
#2
Experiment with different chord patterns or scales. It's great to write sub-par songs first to get used to writing songs and melodies. (A good example would be to use C - G - Am - F, write vocal melodies, breakdowns, and a guitar solo [remember, it just has to be a song, not a good one])
#4
For soloing, you can write cool stuff with out being fast, so just study up on theory for that. One thing I've been using a lot lately is appregio of the last chord played.
So if the chord progression is...lets say...G, C, Am, Em, repeat, then as soon as Em ended and G starts, You play the notes that make up Em (E, G, B),
so it could be something like.....
e------------------------------------12-
b----------------------------------------Very Basic...
g-----------------12--------------------
d----------------------------------------
a---------14----------------14---------
E--12------------------------------------
then when it switches to C, you play the notes that make up G (G, B, D), ect.
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