More than 6 months –
10-30 hrs/week –
(1) Create apple loops from guitar and bass riffs, drum parts, as well as rap and sung vocals. Listen to a long session and pick favorite parts to sample.
(2) Add parts, e.g. drums (sometimes my parts will just be demo's to inform what the part should be), strings, horns, other midi instruments.
(3) Help arrange songs out of good ideas.