[LAU] Correction: Electric pop music engineering history - Was: Mix feedback on a new track?
ralf.mardorf at rocketmail.com
Sat Oct 4 17:12:11 UTC 2014
On Sat, 2014-10-04 at 19:04 +0200, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> I was mistaken, I own a SPX90II, but the advertising comes from the
> SPX90, resp. from the "ARTIST, ENGINEER, AND PRODUCER APPLICATION'S
> "On the song "Open Your Heart, produced by Pat Leonard and Madonna, the
> drum track was played live to a programmed pattern. Pat and Madonna
> decided to keep the high-hat because they liked the feel that it added,
> but they did not want it identified as a "machine". To solve this
> problem, Pat used the AUTO PAN setting of the SPX90 to keep the
> sixteenth note RX11 high-hat pattern moving, making it harder to focus
> on this track."
Pardon, I forgot to add a few [snip]s, when Yamaha made too much
promotion, that I didn't quoted.
> That's just promotion, but using panning, usually MIDI control instead
> of a noise effect unit, was really one method used to avoid the
> machine-gun effect (just naming it "machine" in the sense of "drum
> machine" is an understatement/downplaying of the issue).
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