- Play your track in a loop constantly at a medium level
- Do other stuff while track plays = listening passively
- After a while go back to your track and you will know what it misses.
If you loose inspiration, try this for new perspectives:
Use sensitivity of Simpler to create other grooves from same sample.
I love this arrangement from Deadmau5 – Let Go
Instead of starting with the usual 4/4 kick, he starts with a very simple pad that evolves with the vocal already on it…