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Guitar Lessons - Playing Slash Chords: Intro
Playing Slash Chords: Intro
Mike Salow
Level: Intermediate
Topic: Chords
Style: Any Style
Hello once again! I recently had a discussion with a colleague about the importance of being a solid rhythm guitarist. Chord vocabulary, among other things, is big part of developing as a rhythm guitarist so I thought this would be a great opportunity to discuss slash chords. A slash chord is any regular chord with something other than the root note as ...
Guitar Lessons - Playing Slash Chords: Basic Shapes
Playing Slash Chords: Basic Shapes
Mike Salow
Level: Intermediate
Topic: Chords
Style: Any Style
So the first step is to take our basic open chords (C, A, G, E, D) and move the 3rd to the bass. The expectation is that once you've seen how to move the 3rd to the bass you can then move the 5th to the bass on your own. Once we've moved the 3rd we then have the following chords: C/E, A/C#, G/B, E/G#, D/F# Always keep in mind that the first note in the a...
Guitar Lessons - Playing Slash Chords: Other Shapes
Playing Slash Chords: Other Shapes
Mike Salow
Level: Intermediate
Topic: Chords
Style: Any Style
So I thought I'd go ahead and give you guys another shape I use quite often when composing fusion tunes. You could say that these chords are Major 9no7 chords with the 9th in the bass. So basically a major triad with the 9th (2nd) in the bass. For example: G/A, D/E, F#/G# These chords can sometimes come off as sus2 chords and it's a very good idea to appr...
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...
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Guitar Lessons - 'Desperate Measures' Solo - Intro & Demonstration

"Desperate Measures" Solo - Intro & Demonstration

Hey all! In this tutorial we're going to learn a solo section from my song "Desperate Times". I'm going...

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