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Forum: Recordings 06-30-2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 377
Posted By You Ruined It
Yes, there's an upgrade and it's a pain to figure...

Yes, there's an upgrade and it's a pain to figure out which set of RAM will work with your laptop but installing it takes just a small screwdriver. First you need to find out what kind of RAM your...
Forum: Bandleading 06-24-2012, 05:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 590
Posted By You Ruined It
If you're singing about it, it's probably not...

If you're singing about it, it's probably not illegal. Though you can count into the police having a file on you ;)

On a related note, I don't see the point in the pornogrind thing other than to see...
Forum: Recordings 06-17-2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 358
Posted By You Ruined It
More info- drum kit is a standard rock kit...

More info- drum kit is a standard rock kit (snare, bass, floor tom, two toms, ride, hi-hat, crash) and we have a small stereo mixer that I think is USB (it's my friend's and I haven't seen it in...
Forum: Recordings 06-17-2012, 01:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 358
Posted By You Ruined It
Recording drums with a few cheap mics. Help!

I have one USB large diaphragm condenser mic (MXL 990 USB), one Samson dynamic mic purchased from Best Buy, a Shure SM57, and four dynamic mics that came with karaoke gear. What's the best way to get...
Forum: Musician Talk 06-08-2012, 12:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,315
Posted By You Ruined It
Turn your amp down or wear headphones or play...

Turn your amp down or wear headphones or play metal when she's not home. Simple solutions to a simple problem really.

Reality check: not everybody likes metal, and since it's your mom who owns the...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-03-2012, 11:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 602
Posted By You Ruined It
Probably not unless your guitar isn't properly...

Probably not unless your guitar isn't properly intonated. Though the way you finger the chords could subtly affect the tone
Forum: Bandleading 06-03-2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 644
Posted By You Ruined It
Go crowdsurfing ON the guitar, strings face down....

Go crowdsurfing ON the guitar, strings face down. Sonic Youth's frontman does that.
Forum: Bandleading 06-03-2012, 03:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 687
Posted By You Ruined It
How I set the volume at practices and gigs:...

How I set the volume at practices and gigs: during warmup/soundcheck I set my master volume to where it sits well in the mix from my perspective, then bump it up a bit, since from where I am my amp...
Forum: Bandleading 05-27-2012, 05:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 810
Posted By You Ruined It
Hold a meeting with everyone. Tell your drummer...

Hold a meeting with everyone. Tell your drummer that if he wants to make the band work he'll need to practice on his own, otherwise he's out. Tell your bassist you'll help him write parts and suggest...
Forum: Bandleading 05-19-2012, 03:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 997
Posted By You Ruined It
Lots of great advice! Other thing I would add is...

Lots of great advice! Other thing I would add is facial expressions! If it's a fun/energetic song smile, do something goofy, do a weird dance. If it's serious, don't be completely stoic but try to...
Forum: Bandleading 05-19-2012, 02:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 974
Posted By You Ruined It
Agree that texting this out won't help at all....

Agree that texting this out won't help at all. Meet up face to face (not with the other members) and talk it out and figure out what to do next. Though I do think that if she's unhappy with the mix...
Forum: Bandleading 05-13-2012, 02:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 851
Posted By You Ruined It
I like that idea of an hourly (or flat) rate for...

I like that idea of an hourly (or flat) rate for various services. Website design/coding costs this much, but maybe for booking a show takes a percentage of what the band makes on that show. That way...
Forum: Alternative & Indie 05-12-2012, 04:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 257
Posted By You Ruined It
Love the new EP especially "Anna Sun."...

Love the new EP especially "Anna Sun." Check out their self released debut album (it's on Spotify I think) as there's some pretty good stuff there too. They have a ton of potential.

Seeing them live...
Forum: The Pit 05-09-2012, 01:00 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 4,891
Posted By You Ruined It
I do wonder how that will affect her work in the...

I do wonder how that will affect her work in the band- I don't know if the hormone treatments would alter her voice, or if fans will welcome her new gender. I've never liked Against Me all too much,...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 05-08-2012, 12:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 600
Posted By You Ruined It
Know the song backwards and forwards. Be able to...

Know the song backwards and forwards. Be able to play the guitar parts (during your backing vocals) in your sleep, and then memorize what you're singing. Practice singing and playing song on your own...
Forum: Bandleading 05-08-2012, 12:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,720
Posted By You Ruined It
Most of all, be yourself. That said, try to come...

Most of all, be yourself.

That said, try to come up with jokes and run them by the band so you know they don't suck. That way while everyone's tuning you can tell some jokes. Interact with the...
Forum: Bandleading 05-08-2012, 12:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,263
Posted By You Ruined It
Negotiate with him on the recording price. If he...

Negotiate with him on the recording price. If he has connections to studios and venues as marketing as he says he does, might as well be worth it. Also, his insistence of not taking a cut of anything...
Forum: Bandleading 05-07-2012, 01:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,710
Posted By You Ruined It
At my highschool being in a rock band will make...

At my highschool being in a rock band will make people say, "Oh that's cool" and change the subject. Unless you're like this one band at my school that exclusively play pop punk covers of popular...
Forum: Bandleading 05-07-2012, 01:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 644
Posted By You Ruined It
Record one or two songs and release them as...

Record one or two songs and release them as singles, then when the time comes for a new album or EP, put those songs on them as well.
Forum: Bandleading 04-27-2012, 09:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,259
Posted By You Ruined It
I write all of the music in my band as well as...

I write all of the music in my band as well as most of the lyrics. I'm not the singer and at practices I play the songs I think are worthy of being performed by the whole band with just my guitar and...
Forum: The Pit 04-22-2012, 02:34 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,517
Posted By You Ruined It
That might be worse than GameStop (a former...

That might be worse than GameStop (a former employee made a series of popular YouTube videos exposing how they force employees to push for presales, otherwise they'd get fired) because while they had...
Forum: Bandleading 04-18-2012, 11:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 642
Posted By You Ruined It
^ seriously. if the rest of the band wants him...

^ seriously. if the rest of the band wants him out, all of them should go. Otherwise it would be like breaking up with a girl through text.
Forum: Bandleading 04-18-2012, 11:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,786
Posted By You Ruined It
My rhythm guitarist has a Fender Mustang...

My rhythm guitarist has a Fender Mustang (probably larger than your's his is a 100W). The Mustang will get you a good tone if you spend the time to fiddle around with the settings (pro tip: the...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-18-2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,249
Posted By You Ruined It
+1 for adding on info on Squire models and which...

+1 for adding on info on Squire models and which models surpass Fender ones.

Epiphone/Gibson reference list would also be a great idea, but maybe for another thread? But the Epiphone models are so...
Forum: Bandleading 04-18-2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 586
Posted By You Ruined It
Even if you never post it practice footage can be...

Even if you never post it practice footage can be valuable cause you can play it back and focus on what needs to be worked on, as well as see how you can work on stage presence. Also if you do an...
Forum: Bandleading 04-18-2012, 01:08 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,517
Posted By You Ruined It
When you're starting out it's fine just to play...

When you're starting out it's fine just to play "for fun" but once you get a following and your venues earn a lot of money from your shows, you should ask to take a significant (over 50%) cut of the...
Forum: Bandleading 04-18-2012, 01:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 586
Posted By You Ruined It
^ yes. Video every gig and some practices (when...

^ yes. Video every gig and some practices (when you guys get a song down) and if you guys make a trip somewhere record it. Who knows when you get something really good?

Then sort through the footage...
Forum: Bandleading 04-18-2012, 01:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 642
Posted By You Ruined It
Have a one on one chat with your drummer and...

Have a one on one chat with your drummer and casually bring up that you guys would want him to have more practices. Even if it means you guys have to practice at 7AM on a Tuesday morning cause that's...
Forum: Bandleading 04-17-2012, 10:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 642
Posted By You Ruined It
Are you in high school? If you are you're like me...

Are you in high school? If you are you're like me and the band I'm in- the only person who has a car is the drummer. He gives us rides places if he absolutely must cause we usually try to ask our...
Forum: Bandleading 04-17-2012, 10:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 547
Posted By You Ruined It
A heads up though- you might have to buy...

A heads up though- you might have to buy instrument mics and stands for them. Don't rely on a venue to provide them.

As for soundchecking, ask a musician friend (and/or someone who goes to rock...
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