Suggestion needed for the right method to compose a track
I am learning to make music with Ableton.
I do not have much experience, but I have many ideas.
I did a couple of things from Session View, to learn how to use Ableton, creating some clips which I am now supposed to arrange in a song.
All ok, considering my limited knowledge. And at least I had the impression to be using a method.
But yesterday I had a completely different experience.
I started to play a simple melody with a VST, with the intention of making a clip to use it for a techno song.
But then I left the last note with decay at max and I started playing around on it with the cutoff, resonance, and mod wheel.
Occasionally I changed note or played a very simple melody, while continuing with the filters and also with the arpeggiator of my midi keyboard.
I was in a sort of trance and I forgot about method, structure, etc.
I was just playing, as if I was playing live.
The result is nice, a long track, from which I would probably cut some parts but overall nice. I am pretty sure I can make of it a nice electronic music composition, adding other thing, refining it a bit. But I am not sure how simple would be to make out of such a long solid track something danceable on a club.
So I am wandering, what would be a good method to compose a song which can be actually used to dance on a club?
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