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what do you do when u can't be arsed to produce

Post by Metropolis » Wed May 30, 2012 4:22 pm

Any tips for keeping workflow up? When you have free time but just can't be arsed to work on tunes?

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Post by ehbes » Wed May 30, 2012 4:24 pm

get off the computer and go outside
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Post by wub » Wed May 30, 2012 4:26 pm

I get on with the rest of my life.

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Post by legend4ry » Wed May 30, 2012 4:29 pm

Alcoholism.
Soulstep wrote: My point is i just wanna hear more vibes
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Re: what do you do when u can't be arsed to produce

Post by wub » Wed May 30, 2012 4:29 pm

Isn't that what I said?

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Re: what do you do when u can't be arsed to produce

Post by Metropolis » Wed May 30, 2012 4:32 pm

Eye strain is a killer :o

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Post by legend4ry » Wed May 30, 2012 4:45 pm

wub wrote:Isn't that what I said?
No, cause its never with me.

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Soulstep wrote: My point is i just wanna hear more vibes
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Re: what do you do when u can't be arsed to produce

Post by Metropolis » Wed May 30, 2012 5:20 pm

Ain't been studio weather for a week and now it's muggy and raining. Should wash the bird shit of my car lol

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Post by Metropolis » Wed May 30, 2012 5:20 pm

+ side discovered calamine lotion. :U: :U: :U:

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Re: what do you do when u can't be arsed to produce

Post by wormcode » Wed May 30, 2012 5:21 pm

Muggy and raining is the very definition of 'studio weather'!

Watch inspiring films or documentaries. Work on something related, like patches or drum loops. Make some samples. Open a really old project and get inspired. Open a really old bottle of whisky and get pissed. Usually works for me.

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Post by Metropolis » Wed May 30, 2012 5:34 pm

Got any good film recommendations?

anyone like world literature?

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Post by ehbes » Wed May 30, 2012 5:36 pm

watch Hatfield's and McCoy's on history channel its fucking good miniseries
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Post by Metropolis » Wed May 30, 2012 5:39 pm

Nice one. :)

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Post by Attila » Wed May 30, 2012 5:42 pm

Keep producing. If people only did shit when they felt like it the unemployment rate would be much higher. Some of my best music was written while I was frustrated and hating production.

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Post by wormcode » Wed May 30, 2012 5:51 pm

Metropolis wrote:Got any good film recommendations?

anyone like world literature?
Standing in the Shadows of Motown
Modulations
The Devil and Daniel Johnston
BBC Four music docs like Reggae Britannia
Alien & Blade Runner (sound design)

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Re: what do you do when u can't be arsed to produce

Post by JFK » Wed May 30, 2012 6:03 pm

Ride my bike, do some weights, cry like a massive pussy because Wub doesnt accept my facebook friend requests, eat.

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Post by hutyluty » Wed May 30, 2012 6:05 pm

i write powerpuff girls fanfiction
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Re: what do you do when u can't be arsed to produce

Post by Metropolis » Wed May 30, 2012 6:06 pm

got the motown one on google video now.
Any got favourite motown strings? D Bridge played a Stevie Wonder tune on Benji B the other day.

Hard to find real rarities on DVD so you can get good audio, damn imperialists. :(

Mad men everywhere else too.. mad men with a heart.

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Re: what do you do when u can't be arsed to produce

Post by outbound » Wed May 30, 2012 6:09 pm

The cycle is as follows:-

1. Do something else (tv / computer games)
2. Get bored and realise I'm not having fun
3. Start to get paranoid that I'm not progressing as much as I want to in the studio.
4. Run back to the studio as quick as I can cursing myself for my procrastination.
5. Repeat :6:
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Re: what do you do when u can't be arsed to produce

Post by bassbum » Wed May 30, 2012 6:13 pm

I read forums like DSF, I even been posting for some reason. Listen to mixs to get inspiration. Watch a load of crap on youtube, in fact I spend a lot of time on youtube.

I dont watch TV, well sometimes if there something good on.

I think about making music a lot, like when im listening to music. I might think how did they do that, then on off on one witch usually end in my DAW being opened.

I normally make 2 or 3 tracks in like 3 days and then I wont be in the mood for a week. Anyone do that?

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