Community Tip - Advice When Tracking Guitars

08-22-2013 10:00 AM

With the support of iLok, more tips & tricks from the community, this one is from Ken Burk…
When recording DI or some kind of virtual guitar box, throw a mic in the room and record the sound of the strumming action. Use this track in your mix to give a more classic recording where the guitarist’s amp is mic’d but the strumming action bleeds into the mix. It also creates some attack that gets lost in DI rigs.
Neil says - Yup good one, also tracking an acoustic guitar playing in the same way and blending that in works.
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