Being a bass player is a selfless gig, but it doesn’t have to be a boring one. By creating movement and bridging the gap between rhythm and harmony, there are endless possibilities when writing interesting rock bass lines.
Learning how to write a melody can be a challenge. By using a small note range, establishing repetition, implying direction, and adding flair, you can write the perfect melody for your chord progression.
If you understand the relationship between melodic notes and two core theoretical concepts, any melody you write can have a happy home. To choose the right chords for your melody, you will need to transcribe, analyze, and experiment.