Here is the song theme for today I wrote some time ago. Natural harmonics are pretty nice effects to boost your acoustic guitar playing and make music with. I composed this riff using standard EADGBE -tuning and it found it’s shape quite easily after playing around with natural harmonics.
As a process of developing my songwriting I’ve been thinking a lot of the way I write music and my working routines around it lately. I’ve been trying to figure out how to find a good balance between writing without boundaries and enjoying the freedom of creativity, but same time having a good working principle that enables songs to be completed regularly.
For me it’s really important to keep delivering songs frequently even though they’re not necessarily the biggest hits. As a part of this process I’ve been thinking about the very basics of the working routines when making songs. Which way is better – Music or lyrics first?
Here is one fingerstyle acoustic guitar song theme that’s been around for some time now. I enjoy playing around with it but I haven’t had enough time to finish it into a full song or record it.
The importance of time management is especially critical when making music as an indie musician. This goes pretty much in all creative work where the one is not making a full-time living by only making art.
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Here’s a one song theme that came to my life some time ago. I call it simply “Acoustic percussive guitar riff” since it’s what it is currently. It’s a riff based on a minor -chord with moving bass around it. I added some percussive elements on it to make it more like a songlike at this point, time will tell if the percussive elements are going to be a part of the full song at the end.
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Songwriting with guitar is a very popular way to create songs. It’s easy to get started with and there’s no limits when writing songs with it. I wrote my thoughts about songwriting with guitar. Go read it now!