I know it’s way too early to talk about going back to work on Monday, but here’s something of a pre-emptive strike.
Google has unveiled a nifty new thing from its Chrome Music Lab, the part of the company with “a website that makes learning music more accessible through fun, hands-on experiments.” The latest creation is something called Song Maker.
Basically, you “paint” notes on a grid. Add in more instruments as you go then mess with tempo. The more you use it, the more you’ll understand how it works–and you’ll get a better idea of the elements of songwriting, arranging and mixing.
Here’s a video that explains everything. Once you see what to do, go here to get started on your first hit single.