[LAU] first recording effort, ardour and my new guitar
viktor at mastoridis.co.uk
Mon Feb 16 02:08:31 EST 2009
*Any hints on keeping a good rhythm when playing with a
Keep on playing... Keep on practising...Keep on recording... And you'll get
better and sooner or later be able to play what/how you want. But these
things don't come overnight,,,
2009/2/16 Loki Davison <loki.davison at gmail.com>
> On Mon, Feb 16, 2009 at 12:43 PM, Roger E <gurusonic at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Viktor Mastoridis wrote:
> >> The colour of voice is very nice. But try to record the voice in as much
> >> as possible equal loudness - before you move to dynamics. Fill the
> >> with iit. . Use compressor on the vocals as well - will help you get
> >> the beginner's problems with loudness.
> >> The rhythms guitar should be more tight - as you don't have bass/drums,
> >> the rhythm guitar serves as the basis of this song, so it HAS to be rock
> >> solid. Again, this is true before you learn to move slightly in time for
> >> effect of it.
> >> All in all the song is quite good - but you are not convinced in it. Try
> >> to sing it as if you were sure that it will sell 100.000 copies - the
> >> results will be amazing. One song reflects one own's confidence - or the
> >> lack of it. "Losing My Religion" is so beautifully unconfident - and
> >> the big asset of it. But your song needs confidence, actually.
> >> I hope this helps,
> >> Viktor
> >> 2009/2/16 Loki Davison <loki.davison at gmail.com
> >> <mailto:loki.davison at gmail.com>>
> >> HI all,
> >> despite the technical difficulties outlined in the other email some
> >> recording did occur. It's a cheesy love song inspired by recent
> >> events, some lyrics hopeful/prophetic/fictitious ;) Please tell me
> >> what you think. I really need singing lessons....
> >> Same idea but in instrumental and vocal forms:
> >> http://yoyo.its.monash.edu.au/~loki/scarlet_hair_novocals.mp3<http://yoyo.its.monash.edu.au/%7Eloki/scarlet_hair_novocals.mp3>
> >> <http://yoyo.its.monash.edu.au/%7Eloki/scarlet_hair_novocals.mp3>
> >> http://yoyo.its.monash.edu.au/~loki/scarlet_hair.mp3<http://yoyo.its.monash.edu.au/%7Eloki/scarlet_hair.mp3>
> >> <http://yoyo.its.monash.edu.au/%7Eloki/scarlet_hair.mp3>
> >> Instruments: acoustic guitar, electric bass and tambourine.
> >> Hope it's ok,
> >> Loki
> > I like it and agree with Viktor's comments. Push it, man, push it.
> enlightening comment about confidence coming across. Some thing i'll
> see if i can work on for the next track. I tried recording with drums
> from hydrogen but then found my guitar section to be far too
> tight/boring ;) Any hints on keeping a good rhythm when playing with a
> click? Focus on dynamics more?
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