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Post by Mr_Edward » Fri Nov 30, 2018 6:42 am

sonofmustangford wrote:
Wed Aug 08, 2018 4:40 am
Haven't posted here in a while. This has a lot of Jaguar played with tremolo and alternate tuning if that's your thing. Next one will probably have a bit more Jazzmaster as I bought one recently and am enjoying the change in sound.
https://new--dark--age.bandcamp.com/album/black-spring
Really like what you are doing !

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Post by Trout » Fri Nov 30, 2018 7:29 am

Here is a little thing I did on my lunch break. No guitars this time

https://soundcloud.com/oldguywithaview/ ... -2/s-89ICZ
#sitdownrock found at https://soundcloud.com/oldguywithaview

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Post by MrShake » Fri Nov 30, 2018 9:37 am

New demo from yesterday. Written as I recorded it, just a "to show it to the rest of the band" kind of thing.

http://www.mediafire.com/file/c42ojgati ... 9.mp3/file

I have a split personality as a musician - fuzz-blasted garage-punk live; drifty, nebulous shoegazey ambience and drone at home, between headphones and on recordings.

Intent: Recently joined a new trio here in Boston (Candy Curtain) as the singer/guitarist. They wanted us to get together based on the shoegaze stuff of mine they've heard, with a slightly catchier slant. I'll be a co-writer, but have happened to have had a few songs plop out in a row recently and we're also using some of my older stuff to kickstart a live set. My "solo" stuff tends to be a little formless and atmospheric, more Slowdive than Ride. Lots of layers, likely unable to perform live without at least 3 more people who were on their game. And I'm not that good. So the new stuff is being written and demo'd with "straightforward live trio arrangements" in mind. "One guitar, bass, drums, two limited vocalists."

Caveats: vocals have barely been mixed, still don't like them, but whatever. Trying to do high vocals to indicate for our female co-vocalist. Ehhhh. Cringey, but adequate to illustrate the hook. The whole thing needs a mix and a better EQing, but hey, #DemoLyfe.

Positives: I quite like the guitar tone, which is why I even bother to post it.

Gear List: Jazzmaster -> reverse reverb -> Scarlett interface -> GarageBand

Recording: Copied single guitar "reverse reverb" recording to two separate tracks. One track went through a faux-Marshall simulator, one was clean with a smidge of reverb on the end to tame the highs. Blended the clean up just barely audible in the mix for better guitar definition. Like "virtual" bi-amping, I guess. If necessary in a pinch, I can use my Fender Blender to approximate a mix like that. Auto-drummer and bass through "classic" head and "clean power amp" settings. Sonically, it's more an MBV-knockoff than I was aiming for, but married to a peppy drumbeat and bassline, it came out sounding "bouncier" than I expected, which I liked, and I think the band is gonna "rock it up" a bit. The vocals are really supposed to just be one of each "girl/boy", but sounded a little thin, so I doubled each of them. Cheating, I know, but it made for a more listenable demo. With enough reverb live, nobody will notice.

Kevin Shields: "Other than reverse reverb, it's all mostly just in the technique. Our records have fewer guitar tracks than some bands' demos."
Me in 1998: "Bullshit."
Me in 2018: "I'll be damned!"

You can hear the guitar, bass, drums, and melody, so it's "good enough"! And all those guitar toanz are from an off-the-rack reverse reverb pedal and a straightforward GarageBand amp sim. Not bad for about 2 hours work. I have to confess, even ten years ago I NEVER imagined I'd have the technology or technique to approach sounds like this on demos. After all, it's all about enjoying all this gear, right?

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Post by bubba899 » Tue Dec 04, 2018 3:34 pm

My band just put out a single last week and made a video of the recording. Had a fun time so thought I'd share. Solid amounts of offset action.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kjgbximZ7zI
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Post by SadFuzz » Tue Dec 04, 2018 11:14 pm

bubba899 wrote:
Tue Dec 04, 2018 3:34 pm
My band just put out a single last week and made a video of the recording. Had a fun time so thought I'd share. Solid amounts of offset action.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kjgbximZ7zI
This is cool, probably going to get stuck in my head all day.
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Post by jakeisjake » Wed Dec 05, 2018 2:06 pm

here's a song a friend and i did. he played drums and did the BGVs, i played 6 and 12 string guitars and bass.

it is an overtly spiritual song...so, if that bothers you...be forewarned.

https://soundcloud.com/sunlightsplatter ... -too-small
I'm sitting by the Arthur Kill...

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Post by bubba899 » Thu Dec 06, 2018 1:27 pm

SadFuzz wrote:
Tue Dec 04, 2018 11:14 pm
bubba899 wrote:
Tue Dec 04, 2018 3:34 pm
My band just put out a single last week and made a video of the recording. Had a fun time so thought I'd share. Solid amounts of offset action.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kjgbximZ7zI
This is cool, probably going to get stuck in my head all day.
Cheers man! Apologies if that was the case.
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Post by tribi9 » Thu Dec 06, 2018 4:13 pm

Vinkie wrote:
Fri Nov 16, 2018 3:53 am
My band 'The Maureens' released this single today.
https://youtu.be/vSMGmBNuhc4
That's me on twelve string duty, I play a Ric 381/12. Hope you like it!
This is really good.
Any guitar i may be selling now or in the future will have the right amount of wear, and will not have ever been gigged with.

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Post by Vinkie » Fri Dec 07, 2018 2:05 am

tribi9 wrote:
Thu Dec 06, 2018 4:13 pm
Vinkie wrote:
Fri Nov 16, 2018 3:53 am
My band 'The Maureens' released this single today.
https://youtu.be/vSMGmBNuhc4
That's me on twelve string duty, I play a Ric 381/12. Hope you like it!
This is really good.
Thanks, glad you like it! I loved recording this, it was pretty much a single take for me apart from the dreamy part in the middle. Because I deliberately hadn't planned the solo parts much at all they came out pretty spontaneous.

There are two more recent singles on our YT channel (She's a Dreamer and 20 Years for the Company) and our new album will be released by February 2019.

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