We discuss and demonstrate ways to get better recorded guitar tones at home, following our experience during Covid-19 social distancing.
Life too short for long YouTube videos? Please see the ‘Interesting bits and go-to sections’ information below.
Welcome to the show. Last week we discussed 5 Things We Wish We’d Known When We Started. This week we’re giving the same treatment to the main things we’ve discovered following our experiences of recording guitars at home. Where does technology sit; what does it do for us and what does it stop us doing? That seems to be the main topic of discussion. So let’s have at it…
Main gear used in this episode:
Guitar: 1965 Fender Telecaster, Nik Huber Krautster II
• Dinosaural Optical Compressor - no longer made
• UAD Plug Ins:
Ocean Way Studios
Enjoy the episode!
Interesting bits and go-to sections…
Split-screen non-sadness: 0:00
What are we doing today? 4:13
1. An Iso Cab Has Been A Game Changer: 4:55
Discussion of Thing 1: 12:07
2. Quiet Amps Mic’d Are Better Than IRs (For Me Anyway): 16:40
Discussion of Thing 2: 31:01
3. Don’t Wait For A Bus, Add One To Your Tracks: 36:45
Discussion of Thing 3: 40:23
4. It’s Totally Okay To Use Plenty Of Pre & Post Effects: 45:28
Discussion of Thing 4: 57:49
5. Separate Tech From Playing & Practise From Performance: 1:01:50
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