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Forum: Recordings 09-10-2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 187
Posted By MacFamousKid
It exists...go to Sweetwater.com. If there is a...

It exists...go to Sweetwater.com. If there is a student version, it's LE, no question. The only other versions are native and HD, which are thousands of dollars (including cards and whatnot).
Forum: Musician Talk 07-02-2011, 02:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 332
Posted By MacFamousKid
Oh, and don't try to get signed. Just build a...

Oh, and don't try to get signed. Just build a fanbase. Labels aren't looking for song writing anymore, they're looking for artists that can sell themselves.
Forum: Musician Talk 07-02-2011, 02:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 332
Posted By MacFamousKid
Don't do backing tracks! Against Me! (Tom Gabel)...

Don't do backing tracks! Against Me! (Tom Gabel) started by playing solo acoustic. Just find a way to perform/arrange your songs for solo performances.
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-17-2011, 06:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 330
Posted By MacFamousKid
I got a mexi tele. I have a lot of issues with...

I got a mexi tele. I have a lot of issues with the electronics. My pickup switch cuts out whenever I switch to the bridge. Easy fix, but I'm lazy. Wouldn't trade this thing for the world though. It's...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-13-2011, 08:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 148
Posted By MacFamousKid
Also, you need software to record to a computer....

Also, you need software to record to a computer. Another added cost. Plus mic stand, plus cables.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-13-2011, 08:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 148
Posted By MacFamousKid
The alesis needs a mic preamp. Not real familiar...

The alesis needs a mic preamp. Not real familiar with that piece of gear, but a pre is a must for the mic. Also, you'll still get a decent amount of latency. The guitar amp doesn't need to be loud to...
Forum: The Pit 06-12-2011, 09:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 291
Posted By MacFamousKid
Right way and cheap don't go together. Sound...

Right way and cheap don't go together. Sound proofing will be almost impossible on a budget. You can do some acoustical treatment though.

If it's a live space, meaning reflective, you can damping...
Forum: The Pit 06-11-2011, 10:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 333
Posted By MacFamousKid
Generally, the way I see it... The first...

Generally, the way I see it...

The first album(s) are where the artists are trying to figure out their sound.

The middle is where they know their sound and they focus on making each song the best...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-10-2011, 05:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 169
Posted By MacFamousKid
Learn frequencies by ear. Learn the difference...

Learn frequencies by ear. Learn the difference between 100 Hz and 200 Hz, so on and so forth. Doing this will help you shape any tone desired.

If you don't feel like doing that, move the bands til...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-08-2011, 10:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 930
Posted By MacFamousKid
Almost looks like the Ibanez Jet thing.

Almost looks like the Ibanez Jet thing.
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 06-03-2011, 06:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 657
Posted By MacFamousKid
I think the DCX1 has the cutaway. That's the one...

I think the DCX1 has the cutaway. That's the one I have anyway. It's ehh. It stays in tune and plays great, but there are better guitars in that price range. I've also recorded an expensive...
Forum: Recordings 05-23-2011, 06:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 172
Posted By MacFamousKid
Well I'm guessing since the soundcard/interface...

Well I'm guessing since the soundcard/interface has a guitar-in, it's a pro-audio line level device. If you're trying to go to the recorder, you should use the line out from the interface and go to...
Forum: Recordings 05-23-2011, 05:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 172
Posted By MacFamousKid
What exactly are you attempting to do? Your hi-z...

What exactly are you attempting to do?

Your hi-z and line-in will have different impedances, and your headphone output is stereo TRS whereas your inputs are both TS, most likely, meaning you will be...
Forum: Recordings 05-17-2011, 06:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 534
Posted By MacFamousKid
Sandman 1 and 2 are autotuned. Fireflies 1 is...

Sandman 1 and 2 are autotuned.

Fireflies 1 is autotuned.

The double-tracked vocals make it challenging.
Forum: Musician Ads 05-17-2011, 12:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 211
Posted By MacFamousKid
If only you were closer to Philly. I'm looking...

If only you were closer to Philly. I'm looking for a bassist to put together a back-up band for shows.
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-13-2011, 09:36 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,400
Posted By MacFamousKid
Gretsch Doublecut Country Gentleman Jr.

Gretsch Doublecut Country Gentleman Jr.
Forum: Promote YOUR Band 05-13-2011, 09:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 124
Posted By MacFamousKid
BUMP MUCH! Well, I just finished mixing the...

BUMP MUCH!

Well, I just finished mixing the album! Getting it mastered next week, then it'll be done. I'm broke and can't afford to print CDs right now, and KickStarter is too trendy, so LIKE the...
Forum: Recordings 05-12-2011, 02:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 224
Posted By MacFamousKid
Actually, I do know from experience. I've been...

Actually, I do know from experience.

I've been mixing an album for the past few weeks. I've been monitoring on large Genelec's for most of it. However, I did a complete mix on NS-10s, and it was...
Forum: Recordings 05-12-2011, 09:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 224
Posted By MacFamousKid
Get a USB or Firewire recording interface. They...

Get a USB or Firewire recording interface. They usually have 2 balanced outs for monitors. Use Balanced cabe to hook them up, as this will help minimize noise. As far as monitors go, there are many...
Forum: The Pit 05-09-2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,605
Posted By MacFamousKid
This Is Now About Aluminum Water Bottles

This Is Now About Aluminum Water Bottles
Forum: Recordings 05-03-2011, 04:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 231
Posted By MacFamousKid
Use automation to bring those spots on the vocal....

Use automation to bring those spots on the vocal. You could also use a multi-band compressor to target that one specific frequency. Also, play with the frequency of the other instruments (while...
Forum: The Pit 04-11-2011, 04:09 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,386
Posted By MacFamousKid
Someone can slip on the balls and sue the...

Someone can slip on the balls and sue the school/you guys. We all just got up and left class at a predetermined time. Teachers really had no idea. Then we tailgated in our parking lot. BBQs, soda,...
Forum: Musician Ads 04-08-2011, 07:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 144
Posted By MacFamousKid
Backup Band Needed in South Jersey/Philly

Hey, hopefully people read this. I'm looking for some people to back me up for some live shows. I'm finishing up a 10-song album that will be out sometime in June, and I'm hoping to play some shows...
Forum: Promote YOUR Band 03-28-2011, 02:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 124
Posted By MacFamousKid
Wiley Post - Rock/Folk Project

Hey all!

I'm recording a full-length album right now that should be finished by June 2011. I'm just trying to get the word out and get some people to check out the band. I'm based in Philly, and as...
Forum: Bandleading 09-20-2010, 03:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,061
Posted By MacFamousKid
There are loads of records labels in...

There are loads of records labels in Philly...have you contacted/looked at any of them? My school's label, MAD Dragon Records, is always looking for new acts. It would be closer to home, and you...
Forum: The Pit 09-19-2010, 12:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 641
Posted By MacFamousKid
Those Orbit gum commercials were...

Those Orbit gum commercials were cool....

"What the French toast?"
"Who're you calling cutie queen, you lint licker!"
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-22-2010, 08:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 830
Posted By MacFamousKid
Tell them that you would like to pursue music as...

Tell them that you would like to pursue music as a career and quality gear is an investment towards your future. Sounds over zealous, but it's true assuming you would like to continue with music.
Forum: The Pit 06-29-2010, 11:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 562
Posted By MacFamousKid
First, playing outside will never sound good...

First, playing outside will never sound good unless you use proper sound reinforcement, which requires, money, gear, and expertise.

Second, the volume of your mic comes from the pres in the mixer....
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-14-2010, 07:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 232
Posted By MacFamousKid
Listen to John Mayer's "In Repair"...

Listen to John Mayer's "In Repair" ....he uses a pog to make his guitar sound like an organ, it's awesome. As far as settings... can't help you.
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-17-2010, 03:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 298
Posted By MacFamousKid
Telecaster all the way. I love mine, and it's...

Telecaster all the way. I love mine, and it's great for anything. Sounds cool for metal, because you can really hear the strings even when it's heavily distorted. Though, under high gain...
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