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Guitar Lessons - Essential Steps To A Better Mix - Intro
Essential Steps To A Better Mix - Intro
Al Joseph
Level: Beginner
Topic: Recording
Style: Any Style
Welcome! In this tutorial, we're going to cover: 1. Gain Staging - Making sure your recordings are going in at the proper levels 2. Balancing your mix - NO EQ. Just faders. This process should usually take about a week or so per song 3. Using EQs - Your EQ is not a problem solver. It's a lever of various frequencies. It should only be used slightly and mo...
Guitar Lessons - Essential Steps To A Better Mix - Making Headroom
Essential Steps To A Better Mix - Making Headroom
Al Joseph
Level: Beginner
Topic: Recording
Style: Any Style
Essential Steps To A Better Mix My philosophy on balancing my mix is all about feeling. I want to feel a given instrument leap out of my speakers a certain way or level. You can do that with a single fader. Actually, you should only accomplish this with a fader at first. This process takes a great deal of time givien the amount of instruments you'll have i...
Guitar Lessons - Essential Steps To A Better Mix - Gain Staging
Essential Steps To A Better Mix - Gain Staging
Al Joseph
Level: Beginner
Topic: Recording
Style: Any Style
Essential Steps To A Better Mix Improper gain staging can destroy your work flow and balance, leaving you with a skewed vision of your sound field. Gain staging is accomplished on two spectrums: 1. Making sure your instrument is recorded at an aprporiate level or presence. Simply play till the light on your interface blinks red. This indicates your level ...
Guitar Lessons - Essential Steps To A Better Mix - Using EQ
Essential Steps To A Better Mix - Using EQ
Al Joseph
Level: Beginner
Topic: Recording
Style: Any Style
Essential Steps To A Better Mix EQs are not problem solvers! They are simply mixing boards of a wide spectrum of frequencies. For instance, You have the kick drum, bass guitar, and lead guitar or vocal in center position. All of which share some of the same frequencies in the lower range. Well of course your kick drum no matter how great it was recored, ...
Guitar Lessons - Essential Steps To A Better Mix - Using Compression
Essential Steps To A Better Mix - Using Compression
Al Joseph
Level: Beginner
Topic: Recording
Style: Any Style
Essential Steps To A Better Mix Compression is not a problem solver or signal booster. A compressor is used to "compress" peaks in your signal automatically. You can also control how fast this plugin turns your singal down and how fast it turns itself off. This adds a sort of snap or pop sound to  a givien instrument. Namely, the snare and kick of a ...
Guitar Lessons - Essential Steps To A Better Mix - Play Through
Essential Steps To A Better Mix - Play Through
Al Joseph
Level: Beginner
Topic: Recording
Style: Any Style
Essential Steps To A Better Mix In the Play back stage you should find yourself making slight adjustments. Nothing drastic. I'm a perfectionist, I will start over frm scratch if this happens. Luckily I have a good amount of experince to not let it happen. But if so I'll start from step one all over gain! Let's have a listen and keep in mind this is a quic...
Guitar Lessons - Essential Steps To A Better Mix - Wrap Up
Essential Steps To A Better Mix - Wrap Up
Al Joseph
Level: Beginner
Topic: Recording
Style: Any Style
Essential Steps To A Better Mix Remember: 1. Record at apropriate levels. If these are set right then the next step should be a lot more of a pleasant process 2. Set your mixer levels low enough to account for greater flexibility later on during the balancing stage 3. Remember to use subtractive leveing  4. When using plugins use a subtractive appr...
Guitar Lessons - Modern Metal Solo Breakdown: Intro
Modern Metal Solo Breakdown: Intro
Mike Salow
Level: Advanced
Topic: Cool Riffs
Style: Metal
Hello again! This is the 4th and final lesson on Modern Metal! If you're new to this series, check out the first tutorial here. We're finally to the guitar solo! We'll be breaking this solo down into 3 sections. 1. The first section is the first pentatonic line based around the 3rd (fret)  position G minor pentatonic scale. 2. The second section is t...
Guitar Lessons - Modern Metal Solo Breakdown: Part 1
Modern Metal Solo Breakdown: Part 1
Mike Salow
Level: Advanced
Topic: Cool Riffs
Style: Metal
Onto the first set of ideas. I'm a big fan of solos that build into a climactic ending whilst still maintaining some nice technical lines throughout, so I started this solo with a short melody followed by a pentatonic/blues oriented lick. This was an improvised solo so in the mindset of improvisation I chose to hit as many chord tones as I could manage, he...
Guitar Lessons - Modern Metal Solo Breakdown: Part 2
Modern Metal Solo Breakdown: Part 2
Mike Salow
Level: Advanced
Topic: Cool Riffs
Style: Metal
The second part of the solo is very similar to the first part and together the two of them almost act as a call and response (minus the rest that would usually accrue between the two ideas in a call and response). I start again with some simple melody notes into another pentatonic/blues style line. The hard part is the phrasing that takes place, especially...
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Guitar Lessons - The Basics of Miking an Amp - Overview

The Basics of Miking an Amp - Overview

Hi guys, This tutorial focuses on some basic principles for miking a guitar amp, in both a live, and a...

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