Nice to meet you. This is my first post here, so I begin with a short introduction: In 2013 I started the Goaganesh Project, inspired to make electronic music primarily by my admiration for the intensity & interesting rhythm, harmony, form and melody of Goa trance.

I am privileged to come from a family of musicians and was quickly introduced to musical presence via chordophones (ukulele, guitar & electric piano), jazz and big band music.

First and foremost the issue I am dealing with is not being able to hear music in my head before I sit down in the studio-thus one can say that there is no musical vision. Have to get down and dirty with the keys,so to speak and it is very frustrating, especially when dealing Adhd as well. It is almost as if it can leave me with the sense of having no musicality at all. In addition, it makes it hard for motivation to get a hold.

Secondly, I seem to have an oddly hard time wrapping my head around the idea of a musical idea. How would you define this?

Thank you. Regards,


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  • Hi Victor. I'm a bit confused by your second question about the meaning of 'musical idea'. I'm not aware that it has any special meaning - it would just mean "an idea pertaining to music". Why are you concerned about the meaning of 'musical idea"? – topo morto Aug 27 '18 at 5:37
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    You say you are "not being able to hear music in my head before I sit down in the studio"--have you ever had an earworm (a song you were unable to get out of your head)? – Dekkadeci Aug 27 '18 at 6:37
  • You have a musical family, but have you yourself learned to play a few instruments? I suspect that you may need either to learn to play something, or spend a lot of time ear-training (theory courses), or both. – Carl Witthoft Aug 27 '18 at 13:03
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