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20 second cover. I NEED input.

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by ArroldW, Apr 21, 2011.

  1. ArroldW

    ArroldW Sound Engineer/Producer

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    So on the forum someone was talking about how they wanted to have guitars that sounded like FTFD and whatnot. Here was the post:

    The clip is the actual breakdown I covered. No idea who wrote it and I love the glitchy effect. [sound a LOT like a Woe is me breakdown, or something we came as romans would do]. Anyways, i wanted to try out the glitchy effect for myself so I decided to do a cover. I need input on the mix.

    http://db.tt/cJIj8vU

    Guitars - POD
    Bass - Sansamp
    Drum Shells - Slate [snare is Joey Snare]
    Cymbals - Shoulder city
     
  2. ArroldW

    ArroldW Sound Engineer/Producer

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    ALSO i know the glitchy-ness in the original is a lot more put together. I just wanted to see if i could do anything like this.
     
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    Spiritbeast Noob-in-training

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    Sounds good dude, I remember the original clip someone posted "most produced breakdown ever". How exactly does one get that reverse snare effect, I love it so much.

    If I had to have one complaint, the 'POD-ness' of the guitar just really stuck out. Sounded very good, and you're probably going for that tone, but just unnatural.
     
  4. ArroldW

    ArroldW Sound Engineer/Producer

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    yeah, for most of my productions I want [and push for] for the natural sound BUT for this clip I feel like it was okay to use more of the tact with. haha now, what snare hit are you talking about?
     
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    I don't think reverse snare is the right term then, maybe thats why I couldnt find a good tutorial, that building up woosssh sound...
     
  6. jimwilbourne

    jimwilbourne I try.

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    really digital sounding guitar tone.
    but some people like that. and it works for some bands.

    I also remember this post. good work, my friend.
     
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    for the reverse snare, take the snare hit, add a massive amount of reverb, process it, reverse it, and add it right before your actual snare hit.
    that's how I do it anyways. could also cut the actual hit out of the reversed snare so you just have the reverse reverb as well if you want
     
  8. ArroldW

    ArroldW Sound Engineer/Producer

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    this is how I do them. I add tons of reverb to the snare, then render the one hit, and the reverse it and throw it before and actual hit. I apply similar processing for the "huge reverb snare hits" that you hear on a lot of breakdowns [the snare hit after the reverse snare hit in my cover].
     
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    Sounds rad dude, snare sounds too dry n a couple hits IMO, in parts where the snare is the focus and the guitars have stopped.Other than that, it sounds rad.
     
  10. ArroldW

    ArroldW Sound Engineer/Producer

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    thanks man. And how could I make the snare less dry? I've been having that problem with the Joey Snare since I bought it. It's kinda like there is no sustain after the hit.
     
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    you got some reverb on most of the snares, maybe you need to automate it or make anther reverb send just for the normal hits
     
  12. ArroldW

    ArroldW Sound Engineer/Producer

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    i will most definitely try this on another mix. Ill be posting another within the hour of a band that I am trying to make sound decent. lol
     
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    I bought a Pod UX2 for a replacement for my Ibanez TBX65R and I'm not disappointed. Though I am disappointed with podfarm. Just didn't get a tone I like. So I just switched to some free sims I love. However, I love your crispy sound. And I think it's fair to assume this is the famous Cali diamond plate?
     
  14. ArroldW

    ArroldW Sound Engineer/Producer

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    yes it is. I eq'd to hell and back though because by itself the tone sounds really plain.. Its still does and I recommend using Lecto and recabinent 3 for better sound, but I felt like something like this needed this type of tone.
     

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