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“Metal” guitars for other genres

My goal is to record a variety of guitars to build up multi-tracked richly layered clean, undistorted tones into something that's almost piano-like with minimal effects and embellishments. Right now ...
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How to make guitar sound from Doja Cat - Streets

I started to learn sound design and already recreate full song (with beats, drums, bass, etc) I need some help with the modulation of guitar sound, it looks like blues but I cannot achieve this effect ...
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My UMC22 is creating static noise, not sure where the problem is from, need help

I got this UMC22 thats Ive been trying to get it to work with my guitar and Apmlitube for a month . Even with no input, it still making the static/white noise sound, when i crank up the gain from the ...
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Help! Fuzz/static noise every 20-30seconds when using USB connection on guitar amp

I need help trying to stop an annoying fuzz/static noise I get every 20-30 seconds when playing my amp via USB through my macbook. My setup: Macbook Pro Fender Mustang LT25 Guitar Amp (plugged in via ...
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Reproducing downsampling effect on guitar tone

I've noticed if I downsample my classical guitar recordings from 44100Hz to 8000Hz, the result is a bassy vintage electric guitar sound, which I really like in some songs of mine. I know because of ...
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Setting up a Scarlett 3 with an AT2020 microphone output for online calls

I'd like to start guitar lessons online. Here is my current setup: I have a 6 string guitar (obviously), ad Little Dot Mk II headphone amplifier (which either has a monitor function I use to drive my ...
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Guitar rig settings to get a deathcore sound on guitar

I am trying to make a deathcore sound on guitar rig software for guitar but cannot find something decent. I tried downloading some presets but either they weren't good enough or they were not ...
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Acoustic guitar with 2 pickups, but no internal mixer: what to do to make it mono?

I have a custom Taylor Dan Crary guitar which has two pickups installed. One goes to the left, one to the right stereo channel. One pickup is for the strings, the other for the body sounds (ie. ...
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Guitar with a Synth sound and chunky palm muting

I love the sound of the guitar in this video: (starts at 21 seconds) I've tried a number of things to recreate it, but I'm no expert sound designer so how you suggest ...
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Guitar playing through PC interface and usb headphones. HELP

So for months I've taken a few hours out of my time to set up my audio interface (scarlett 2i2) and try to learn how to use a DAW (FL studio 11). I am trying to stream myself playing and need to have ...
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How to make realistic instrument sounds digitally from scratch?

I am looking at basic JavaScript Web Audio API examples, such as building simple synthesizers and such, hoping to find something where they create the sound of a drum or the sound of the human voice ...
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What is the effect used here that resembles a distorted guitar?

I am building a project for my music technology module in University and would like to know how to imitate this effect. Originally, I thought it was guitar but after having watched a video of the band ...
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Line out of guitar amp when connected to soundcraft notepad 8FX does not give sound to the mixer. Is the Line out busted?

My guitar line out refuses to produce sound through the mixer. I am beginner guitar player and for my first gig I went to the church to play for a communion, I was carrying my guitar (Juarez), a ...
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What kind of output does an active acoustic guitar pickup provide?

My kid has a Cort AD880 acoustic guitar with a built-in CE304T active ceramic pickup (amplifier and EQ). I failed to find any documentation about this piece of electronics, but connecting it to my ...
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Properly connecting a guitar to audio interface with a pedal

I want to preface this that I'm a total noob and though some answers are similar to my question here, I wasn't sure I understood them. I've purchased Focusrite Scarlett Solo (3rd Gen) USB Audio ...
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How do you get a muted guitar sound in FL Studio?

Can the palm-muted effect be added on a guitar loop that I previously made in FL Studio through a plugin? For instance, is there a way to tweak the velocity of notes to create a muted guitar sound? ...
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Is it safe to play/drive a speaker(60w, 8ohm) with a connection from 3.5mm jack

Here are the details. My guitar amplifier is a combo amp which means it has a built in speaker. The speaker is 12 inches and is rated at max power of 60w and has impedance of 8ohms. The amp also ...
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Connecting electric guitar to XLR

Is it possible and safe to connect my electric guitar to XLR input in my Focusrite - Scarlett Solo? If so, will I be getting worse signal from XLR than instrument input ?
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Would a “opto-isolator” help in reducing EMI/RFI from recording guitar?

I am using Reaper with the guitar plugged directly into my interface (Scarlet 2-i2), and I get a decent sound with the TSE 808 -> TSE x50 -> Poulin LeCab -> ReEq. However, I have a high noise threhold ...
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Surprising issues with a Shadow 4020 preamp

I have a Faith guitar which came with a Shadow 4020 preamp fitted. The preamp worked beautifully for a few years, but at some point over the last year (I think!) it started to misbehave. Specifically, ...
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I have this acoustic guitar pickup. What is a good software for it?

I have bought this cheap (10$) guitar pickup for an acoustic guitar, which I have connected it to my laptop's 3.5mm microphone port: This is for a 14 years old kid. What program can he use to remove ...
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Reaper + Bias FX 2 + ASIO4ALL: Reaper shows “Not Connected” when setting up “Device”

Here is what I want to do: Record what I play on my Guitar which is set up with my computer (Bias FX 2 Amp) Here is what I have: Windows 10, Bias FX 2 Amp, Reaper 5.34 Here is what I have done so ...
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How to record the sound of an acoustic guitar with a magnetic pickup?

I have a magnetic pickup... How can I use it to record the sound of a guitar to a laptop? I was told magnetic pickups should not be directly connected to a laptop (and that might be true, because I ...
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How to emulate this lead guitar tone

I'm looking to reproduce a tone that I heard in a video clip. Things like the eq settings for the amp and any other tips would help Start at 9:23
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What are good amplification methods for percussive fingerstyle (on an acoustic guitar)?

I have a guitar with an active pickup built-in. It works fine in normal playing, but when playing percussive fingerstyle (example below), there are two big issues: ...
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Assessing volume and loudness for the sake of normalization without actually hearing the signal?

I'm primarily a guitar player and play through some fancy digital equipment to make me sound less awful. One of the nice things about this kind of gear is you can have many different patches, each one ...
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Merging two jack audio sources from guitars and BT from PC into one source

I am wondering how to solve this problem: My flatmate plays bass guitar and I play electric guitar, we live in a block of flats so we have to use headphones. We would like to play together, ideally ...
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How to improve guitar tone for recording?

first post: I've been recording/producing for 4-5 years but I've always struggled to get electric guitars to sound the way I want them and I'm wondering what I can do to improve that. (also done ...
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Write notes to piano roll on FL Studio while playing guitar via audio interface

I have guitar connected to computer via Scarlett 2i2 audio interface. I was wondering if is possible to write notes directly to piano roll on FL Studio 12 while playing guitar. I would like to try ...
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Setting up Mics, Mixer, Guitar and Camera

I am not sure if this is right place or not. Me and my wife, we both, are like recording karaokes, and singing live. Until now, we were enjoying with apps in mobile phone. But recently we thought we ...
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Should I use pedals for guitar effects while recording?

Is sound quality at all effected by using pedals before the interface, as opposed to recording a clean sound and applying effects in the DAW? I am using a Scarlett 2i4 interface.
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Connecting guitar amplifier to mixer via headphones out

I have a Peavey Vypyr Tube 60W guitar amp and Yamaha mg10xu mixer. I'd like to mix my amplifier's sound with some background track (which I'm already sending to the mixer correctly) and send ...
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rhythm guitar sound on 'only tomorrow' (my bloody valentine) (pedals?amps?guitars?mic placement? etc.)

i'm mostly active on stack overflow, but as i like the overall platform/concept so much i figured i'd give this here a try! basically, my question is in the title, and here's a link to the song: ...
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Connecting guitar to mixer and pc

I bought a guitar and an amp, and to connect my guitar to the pc I followed some guides on the internet. Looking for a good setup I got a BEHRINGER Xenyx 302 mixer and a BEHRINGER DI100 DI with the ...
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How to fix low frequency hum in a Yamaha silent guitar powered by adapter?

My Yamaha silent guitar SLG-100 Steel string with undersaddle acoustic guitar pickup has serious hum when a 9V power adapter is used. No noise if using the 9V battery to power the guitar. I play ...
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Power supply for guitar effects

I recently bought a few guitar effects, and now i want to get myself a good power supply for all of them. I've read about different parameters and i understand most of them, however what i want to ...
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How to record voice and guitar with Zoom H6

I have a Zoom H6 that I use mainly for voice recording purposes. Now I want to make a video for a friend who is singer. Will be voice + guitar. I'm wondering how should I setup the H6 with one of ...
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Why isn't the classical guitar part of an orchestra?

At least why not in modern orchestras? There is an argument that says it is too quiet so the rest of the orchestra will down out the guitar. However, that is true if we are talking about adding one ...
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Classical guitar to a mic to a guitar processor (or even better guitar amp)?

I would like to use a mic to amplify my classical guitar as I'm told it's the best way to do it without altering the guitar and losing some sound acoustically (with piezo, fishman....). However I also ...
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Electric guitar connected to Mixer doesnt work

Just wondering if someone could tell me why my setup didnt work. I have an electric guitar and was supposed to play as part of a choir at one of the churches. I have never played at the church or ...
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Making noises you get from playing guitar

When someone plays the guitar, his fingers go over the snares creating the guitar sound we all love. But it also creates noises (try sliding your hand over the snares in the direction that they go). ...
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How did the band America get the distortion for the guitar solo in Sandman?

I've been listening to this song for years and have never been able to figure out how they got that distortion sound during the solos. My only thought was that maybe they mic'd an unplugged electric ...
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Guitar Chords Sample Library

Can you suggest me a sample library in which I can find every Guitar Chord played on an acoustic guitar? Even the not-so-popular ones like D11 or C#7#9 if it does not exist, how do I create my ...
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How to create a Chord Sample in Logic Pro X

I start by saying that I'm totally new to Logic Pro. I need to sample some guitar chords Just that, without strumming or anything, just play the Chord once. Is there a way I can do it using Logic ...
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Listen to guitar using audio interface

I plug my Alesis Core 1 via usb into my PC. It appears as a recording device, if I right click on that and go into advanced and then click "Listen to this device", although I can hear my guitar there ...
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Is the perceived power of 2x60W the same as 1x120W?

I have a guitar amplifier which is rated at 120w (solid state). It has two outputs (A & B) both of 60W each. If I were to run both of these outputs into a 2x12 cabinet in stereo (output A to ...
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How to make the most of my FX Loop send/return?

I have a Hughes & Kettner Statesman Quad EL84 tube amp, and one of the nice features it has is an FX send and return. From what I understand, this feature allows me to add effects to the end of ...
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How to achieve this western sound on guitar?

I'm trying to achieve an especific sound on my guitar, and I don't know how to do it. The sound feels like those Wild West themes. I don't know if it's a banjo, or a guitar effect actually, so any ...
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How does direct monitoring work with a directly plugged in guitar in the Scarlett Solo?

I am thinking of buying a Focusrite - Scarlett Solo interface to record my guitar. I would like to plug my guitar directly to the interface and hear me playing while I'm recording, but would like to ...
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Grand Audio Engineering/Mixing and Mastering Course? [duplicate]

Does anyone know courses or playlist(s) that shows how to get into the world of mixing, mastering and recording in a progressive manner? I'm a complete newbie and would like to learn but I don't know ...