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How do you guys psyche yourselves up before tracking?

Discussion in 'F.O.H.' started by Eschatologist, Aug 8, 2009.

  1. mrbean667

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    I usually just drink some tea or coke, a bit of taekwondo or something to warm myself up, and get down to business.
     
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    If I would drink beer everytime I record somthing, I had a serious alcohol problem. ;)

    But when it comes to vocal recording ...sometimes I need some drinks to get in the right mood.
     
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    SocialNumb Damn Christians!

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    I masturbate vigorously, slam down a few beers, smoke a few bowls and do 2 pushups.
     
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    ...just for good luck? :p
     
  6. Narissa

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    i like the 2 pushups part. just 2. dont wanna overdo it:lol:
     
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    SocialNumb Damn Christians!

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    Na, don't need luck.:Smokedev:


    Like Narissa said. :devil:
     
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    SocialNumb Damn Christians!

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    Don't wanna overdo it. :saint:
     
  10. Narissa

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    haha oh. ok then! lol
     
  11. LeSedna

    LeSedna Mat or Mateo

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    I often think the more I prepare myself the more I suck because I start to over-think about it. The best if you have time is to track and track again without thinking if you missed the last note it's a fucking drama. You just redo it until it's done, patiently.

    I like to turn the volume up, mix the guitars not too loud over the song, so that I can have the vibe of the song, like playing live, to give it some groove. Or, hope so :lol:
     
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    i don't do anything

    just knowing that i'm tracking stuff gets me all tingly inside...
     
  13. Chris_P_Critter

    Chris_P_Critter Freeze Tag Assassin

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    Not a goddam thing.

    I might watch an episode of "Oprah", "The View", or "Family Matters" to get me pissed off enough to play teh br00tulz though. :D
     
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    :lol::lol::lol:

    "Anybody like cheesecake?" :D
     
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    Razorjack Bass Behemoth

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    I've never had a problem with tracking. There's nothing different about what I do in the studio and live, I warm up and play, just in the studio I get to stop and re-do something if it's not perfect.

    There's less reason to be nervous in the studio, you damn well won't be the worst musician ever recorded - YouTube shows that.
     
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    A beer might help to get me from brains-mode to emotions-mode, but I never did a good guitar track after consuming alcohol of any dosis. I play sloppy and even worse: I don't hear it. The hangover is doubled the next day ;-)
    For vocals it's different, though. I tracked some of my best vocals after a full bottle of red wine and it didn't sound like I have been drunk (don't know if I can repeat that, maybe half a bottle would be sufficient...)
     
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    lol for the pot smokers before tracking here's a question for you, I cannot find anyone that sells pot anymore lol. Some people I knew got arrested and I've never gone exploring for more. I hear people say they can buy it off the internet but I think it's fake. Anyone here know?
     
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    :zombie:
     
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    Ronixis Rocket surgeon

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    haha dont feel bad, you arent the only one that has said that. lol still... rather odd. lol
     

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