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Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-08-2011, 11:21 AM
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Posted By idiotbox919
Hey guys, it's been a while since I've been in...

Hey guys,

it's been a while since I've been in here...nice to see it still going! Work has been keeping me crazy busy recently, hopefully when (if) it calms down a bit I can look in a bit more...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-04-2011, 04:17 PM
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Views: 31,523
Posted By idiotbox919
haha Ethan, no offense, but this is why I don't...

haha Ethan, no offense, but this is why I don't go back and listen to my old stuff...makes me realise how bad it was!

Not that the tones themselves are particularly bad, although I would say the...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 03-18-2011, 06:41 PM
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Views: 261
Posted By idiotbox919
haha a big improvement I will admit...although...

haha a big improvement I will admit...although technically, it's not a DI tone as it's going through an amp....I assume you're just using the pre-amp of the Trace Elliot, thereby proving the...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-08-2011, 04:00 AM
Replies: 1,604
Views: 31,523
Posted By idiotbox919
haha not an Avril Lavigne fan then Mark? And...

haha not an Avril Lavigne fan then Mark?

And yeah, I know what you're saying Ethan, but I just couldn't get the sound I wanted out of the green channel, don't know why :shrug:

Oh and that tone...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-06-2011, 06:47 PM
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Posted By idiotbox919
Yeah, the red channel is the lead channel...I've...

Yeah, the red channel is the lead channel...I've tried the green channel, I've never been able to get a tone I wanted from the green channel, it's always too undefined for my tastes.

And reamping is...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-06-2011, 03:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 524
Posted By idiotbox919
Sounds awesome! And nice room too, I take it...

Sounds awesome!

And nice room too, I take it the move is complete and the new studio is coming along nicely then? Presumably this is the live room....are you gonna have a vocal booth too?
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-06-2011, 03:08 PM
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Posted By idiotbox919
You can play rock....just not so much with the...

You can play rock....just not so much with the red channel! :haha:

Anyway, I think I've had enough of this song now...I can't be bothered, maybe I'll come back to it in a couple of weeks and...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-06-2011, 02:21 PM
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Views: 31,523
Posted By idiotbox919
Hey Chris, long time no see! But that sounds...

Hey Chris, long time no see!

But that sounds really nice...crazy nice, a lot like a recto with more bite to it....is that you playing too? If so, again nice work...I'm quite surprised how much...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-06-2011, 02:11 PM
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Posted By idiotbox919
It's my PRS Custom 24 recorded DI into my...

It's my PRS Custom 24 recorded DI into my interface. Then reamped throutght my Palmer DACAPPO, maxon OD 808 and 5150 red channel. Miced up with a single SM57 about an inch off where the cap meets...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-06-2011, 01:00 PM
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Posted By idiotbox919
As promised...I had a tweak with the bass tone...

As promised...I had a tweak with the bass tone and it certainly sounds a lot better now!

Thanks for the advice...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-06-2011, 06:28 AM
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Posted By idiotbox919
Yeah...I think I'm probably gonna have a go at...

Yeah...I think I'm probably gonna have a go at tweaking the bass tone this afternoon! Depending on how motivated I'm feeling I may re-amp the guitars again...but this song is beginning to drive me...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-05-2011, 08:35 PM
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Views: 31,523
Posted By idiotbox919
haha I think we're gonna have to agree on a...

haha I think we're gonna have to agree on a verdict on different horses for courses here...don't get me wrong, I haven't got the 5150 sounding how I want it to, but I thought that clip of yours...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-05-2011, 06:21 PM
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Posted By idiotbox919
The DSL was the first port of call, I spent a...

The DSL was the first port of call, I spent a while trying to tweak it, but for some reason I always ended up with some annoying grain I couldn't get rid of. Even when the signal chain was exactly...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-04-2011, 02:58 AM
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Posted By idiotbox919
Yeah, I kinda agree about the guitars. I've been...

Yeah, I kinda agree about the guitars. I've been arguing with the green channel on my 5150 for days trying to get a nice sound and it ALWAYS came out really muddy, no matter what I did. So...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-03-2011, 04:57 PM
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Posted By idiotbox919
Hey guys, it's been a while! Ethan - the guitars...

Hey guys, it's been a while!

Ethan - the guitars on that track sound really really nice. The drums kinda hold it back though, the sounds don't really fit the genre and the beats are a bit too...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-08-2011, 03:40 PM
Replies: 1,604
Views: 31,523
Posted By idiotbox919
Hey, nice huge update Mark! Welcome back to the...

Hey, nice huge update Mark!

Welcome back to the thread, what have you been up to recently? Any news on Dark Reign?
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-06-2011, 10:35 AM
Replies: 1,604
Views: 31,523
Posted By idiotbox919
Ethan - I'd recommend maybe bringing the bass up...

Ethan - I'd recommend maybe bringing the bass up a bit and hi passing the kick.

As for the guitars, the rhythms sound pretty good, but it's still got that grainy ness I don't really like, but I like...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-03-2011, 04:41 PM
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Views: 31,523
Posted By idiotbox919
Ethan - sounds pretty decent man, I'm not quite...

Ethan - sounds pretty decent man, I'm not quite loving the low end though. There's some kind of strange grainy ness going on in the low mids....you boosting the amp? If you are, maybe try a wide...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 01-29-2011, 02:26 PM
Replies: 1,604
Views: 31,523
Posted By idiotbox919
I know how you feel Mark...I'm back at work again...

I know how you feel Mark...I'm back at work again now and it sucks...with work, applying for new jobs and everything else I just seem to have no time for anything else these days! Although,...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 01-18-2011, 03:00 PM
Replies: 1,604
Views: 31,523
Posted By idiotbox919
The kick is the big problem on that clip...I hope...

The kick is the big problem on that clip...I hope you're not using the original as a reference, cause I hate that mix! If I didn't like Parkway so much I wouldn't listen to that album at al!

Kick...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 01-18-2011, 12:02 PM
Replies: 1,604
Views: 31,523
Posted By idiotbox919
I would say 9k seems a bit low for the lo...

I would say 9k seems a bit low for the lo pass...I would start at 12k and work down if it still sounds fizzy. You'll also want a hi pass at around 80hz to cut out some of the low end boom.

When...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 01-17-2011, 08:33 PM
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Views: 31,523
Posted By idiotbox919
haha agreed...kick needs a hi pass, start around...

haha agreed...kick needs a hi pass, start around 75hz and adjust to taste. Snare needs more body in it, boost the low mids, a wide boost around 500hz could help it a bit.

As for th OHs, if you have...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 01-17-2011, 05:29 PM
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Views: 31,523
Posted By idiotbox919
To me, the guitars don't sound super bassy, but...

To me, the guitars don't sound super bassy, but the bass is so loud....lower the volume on the bass and whack some more gain on there. If you get that set up nicely then it should blend in with the...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 01-11-2011, 08:10 PM
Replies: 1,604
Views: 31,523
Posted By idiotbox919
Ah that sucks man....a couple of other power...

Ah that sucks man....a couple of other power related ideas then, if memory serves it connects via USB right? Have you tried plugging it into a powered USB hub? That way the USB hub is powered...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 01-11-2011, 07:23 PM
Replies: 1,604
Views: 31,523
Posted By idiotbox919
Kyle - the quad tracked does indeed sound...

Kyle - the quad tracked does indeed sound better...it's still got that dry grain to it, without having the raw guitar and an EQ it's kinda guesswork, but I would say try a cut at around 500-750...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 01-08-2011, 08:47 PM
Replies: 1,604
Views: 31,523
Posted By idiotbox919
SMB - that fizz/hiss is really killing it...it...

SMB - that fizz/hiss is really killing it...it sounds really lo-fi, what mic are you using? Unless I'm mistaken and it actually is something like an SM57, I'm gonna have to say that's probably your...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-14-2010, 02:57 PM
Replies: 1,604
Views: 31,523
Posted By idiotbox919
Mark's bang on the money, Pete, as is to be...

Mark's bang on the money, Pete, as is to be expected. Drums are far too loud and the guitars are really dark. Take a bunch of the low end out of them.

I've got a new track here for you guys, it's...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-11-2010, 10:37 AM
Replies: 1,604
Views: 31,523
Posted By idiotbox919
For a guitar hero mic it sounds pretty...

For a guitar hero mic it sounds pretty decent...but I've tracked with them when I was a n00b and man...they suck. There's no detail in them at all. Get a decent mic and an interface and everything...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-10-2010, 02:08 PM
Replies: 1,604
Views: 31,523
Posted By idiotbox919
Down With The Sickness rules! That album...

Down With The Sickness rules! That album absolutely destroys anything they've done since...the more recent ones are technically better, but the songs just don't compare!

Plus, there's less noises!
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-09-2010, 06:01 PM
Replies: 1,604
Views: 31,523
Posted By idiotbox919
haha thanks man...the strings are pretty old so...

haha thanks man...the strings are pretty old so they probably went out of tune at some point or something. It's not the intonation on the guitar, I checked that recently and everything is intonated...
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