[linux-audio-user] My First Linux Song

Frank smith hg at web-links.net
Sun Feb 13 09:28:36 EST 2005

OK the vocal sounds like  a very early David bowie and thats good.
I cant understand out of tune guitars these days as there are many
tuners out there.
If the guitar is upfront it should be tuned.
But as this is mutlitrack just do it again as the vocal sits nice.

Just my 2p's worth


On Sun, 2005-02-13 at 12:56 +0000, tim hall wrote:
> Last Sunday 13 February 2005 10:24, Shayne O'Connor was like:
> > (i should say that, to me, this song has more than a bit of a tribute to
> > the musical forms of Pavement ... and correct tuning in this context has
> > no more relevance than good singing ... )
> OK, there's no such things as 'correct' granted. However, in my musical 
> opinion, this song would sound better 'in tune'. Dodgy guitar sounds require 
> much greater production skills to sound right (c.f. World Domination 
> Enterprises 'Asbestos Lead Asbestos' or indeed their version of 'Funky 
> Town'). Recording the guitar through a miked up valve amp would help. 7th 
> chords on the guitar tend to produce uncomfortable and distracting harmonics 
> if they're not tuned right, you'll notice many guitarists use open power 
> chords for this reason. It's worth using the tried and tested classic pop 
> formula to start with and then deconstruct it for whatever artistic reasons 
> you have.
> That said, you've already got further than I have. ;-)
> cheers
> tim hall
> http://glastonburymusic.org.uk

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