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I have many riffs that go so well with each other in a song but I don't know hoe to put them togather. I think about it in my head and nothing seems to work. Any tips on how to do this?
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This is hard for someone to give advice on without hearing the riffs/knowing what kind of genre/knowing what you're trying to go for/etc. Just try and arrange them by feel... Play the riffs in different orders and see which one flows the best. That's basically all I can say. Or, simply just put them down at random and see what you come up with.
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make sure they are in the same key eh?
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^ no offence but Duh

They are Classic Rock/ Hard Rock Riffs. some power Chords and some picking if that helps at all.
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#5
It could go either way... generally in classic rock a song starts out with picking and then the verse/chorus are made up of chords (or picking+chords). It just depends.
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+1 for what Jason said. I personally think that putting the similar riffs together (rythm 1 and then rythm 2) make a cool progressing track, and then having a second guitar play the picking riffs over them tends to add a lot of depth for the song. But, it all depends on what kind of sound you want. (PS: BAD MONKEYS FTW!)
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#7
Hear what you want your song to be before you try to play it.

Come up with a basic riff and then, in your head, hear the transitions and the rest of the song. Then try to play what you heard.
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