Entertaining myself by learning some well-known, popular songs. If others like my improvisation, then great. And, they usually do.
Write musical arrangements in my head. Then play and find the patches or instruments to match what I hear in my head. Rerecord and rearrange until it sounds right.
listen listen listen and do it
enormously since then i recorded more than 10 collective cds and at least four singles albums as well as performing internationally in Europe and Latin America as well as widely in the UK.
Most of the time I will right a melody first then add lyrics later.Sometimes it's vice versa.
The best impetus is listening to something good - live. A live concert may seem like a drag, but that is where you get that feeling: I want to do that, too.
Proper study of whatever technique. Then, forget about it. Write music the way you hear it. Since I studied harmony & counterpoint, I am sure about my decisions. I can justify my voice leading, for instance.
Sitting at the piano with a pencil and staff paper means business. I write very fast.
If I knew that I'd be the most prolific song writer in all of Christendom (damn muse)
Standing in front of a synth just makes my fingers dance on the keys. Like breathing. Then I put all my effort in "transporting" ideas to the programming.
grad a guitar and play.
when it comes to blogging, it's all about how I feel about the music I'm listening too.
To be honest, most things come to me while I'm driving in a car
The question is poorly worded, as it assumes there is just one. There are many.
Sit down an play, until I find something I like.
I am an improviser, and to summarize my creative process in as little words as possible, I would have to say it's war, and I bring a machine gun: it's a simple weapon with a particular purpose, to kill.
Sometimes, I also feel like Rodney Mullen, or Frank Lloyd Wright.