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Forum: Recordings 11-26-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 137
Posted By PSimonR
Gain structure? Ensure instrument turned fully...

Gain structure?

Ensure instrument turned fully up, preamp used to give sensible level and record level around -18 dBFS

http://www.soundonsound.com/sos/sep13/articles/level-headed.htm
Forum: The Pit 11-26-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,566
Posted By PSimonR
"Is it racist for goths to wear so much...

"Is it racist for goths to wear so much black?"

No.
Forum: The Pit 11-24-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,091
Posted By PSimonR
Sometimes its best to lie, but keep it simple....

Sometimes its best to lie, but keep it simple. Saying you don't know is better than making something up.
Forum: Recordings 11-24-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 215
Posted By PSimonR
I think it comes down to if you NEED the extra...

I think it comes down to if you NEED the extra control and you would find the TIME to USE the extra control.
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-23-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 756
Posted By PSimonR
Fit two of these, one next to neck pu, one next...

Fit two of these, one next to neck pu, one next to bridge pu.

http://www.irongear.co.uk/irongear_pickups_019.htm

Fit a switch that switches over from normal stat to these, don't bother with volume...
Forum: The Pit 11-23-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 504
Posted By PSimonR
You might as well flip a coin for this. A...

You might as well flip a coin for this.


A couple of factors,

If you are only "intermediate" at 24, I suggest that you might look for a non-musical career and be an amateur musician.

If you...
Forum: Recordings 11-23-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 161
Posted By PSimonR
I'd go for the Scarlet. The pre is real quality....

I'd go for the Scarlet. The pre is real quality. Unless you really need something you can carry in you pocket - but then with all the accessories you need to make it work...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-22-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 328
Posted By PSimonR
If you play in a band that you have to worry...

If you play in a band that you have to worry about competing with the other musicians to be heard then perhaps you need another band.

For guitar anything 50W+ with at least 2 12inch speakers should...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 11-19-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 268
Posted By PSimonR
Well, I'm very surprised that you can build a...

Well, I'm very surprised that you can build a guitar and can't work out how to get the strings right.

Let's start with the nut end. the nut should be filed to let the strings in such that they are...
Forum: Recordings 11-18-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 237
Posted By PSimonR
Bla-bla-bla Yep, any way you can get it down is good

Yep, any way you can get it down is good
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 11-15-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 329
Posted By PSimonR
Cort

Cort
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-15-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 181
Posted By PSimonR
I have some of these Sennheiser HD 25-1 II BE...

I have some of these

Sennheiser HD 25-1 II BE...
Forum: Musician Talk 11-15-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 321
Posted By PSimonR
The bass does not HAVE to tune down, but it is...

The bass does not HAVE to tune down, but it is best if it does, since it will want the low Eb note and the bass player will not want to learn all his parts in a different key to what he has practiced...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-15-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 232
Posted By PSimonR
If you already have rack mounted effects then you...

If you already have rack mounted effects then you are going to want a loop to use them. This can be fitted safely to any guitar amp by a proper amp technician.

If you do not already own fx then use...
Forum: The Pit 11-13-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 430
Posted By PSimonR
So you've been playing "month or...

So you've been playing "month or two"?

Why am I not surprised you don't know what sort of guitar to buy?

The answer is really that it does not matter because when you have been playing a year or...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 11-07-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 345
Posted By PSimonR
I still don't get why you bought the new one. I...

I still don't get why you bought the new one. I was never going to be any better if it is replacement model in the same price range is it? (unless your old one was worn out - which takes about 30...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-06-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 219
Posted By PSimonR
I usually look to my Pandora to get this sort of...

I usually look to my Pandora to get this sort of sound.
Forum: Promote YOUR Band 10-29-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 350
Posted By PSimonR
Sounds very good - well recorded. Two issues I...

Sounds very good - well recorded.

Two issues I noticed:

1. The transition between slow intro with the cymbal count-in is, I think, oddly out of time with the following

2. At 0:51 where the...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-27-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 490
Posted By PSimonR
But 99% of guitarists don't do this; and 99% of...

But 99% of guitarists don't do this; and 99% of retailers don't do it either!
Forum: Recordings 10-21-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 351
Posted By PSimonR
No, and no they are not really. M Audio do some...

No, and no they are not really.

M Audio do some ones that work really well for less than $100.

Use a pair of $100 phones as well to check out the detail

($100 phones - $1000 speakers)
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-20-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 273
Posted By PSimonR
Well, these are called the lower strings because...

Well, these are called the lower strings because their notes are lower.

You should not be digging at any of the strings.

Try a thinner pick, use one made of softer plastic, and pick with a slight...
Forum: Recordings 10-17-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 230
Posted By PSimonR
Can't tell unless we hear it. You're not over...

Can't tell unless we hear it. You're not over compressing it are you?
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-16-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 154
Posted By PSimonR
As a general rule, I never buy anything that has...

As a general rule, I never buy anything that has to add the suffix "pro" to it. It usually means it is not really "pro".
Forum: Musician Talk 10-12-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By PSimonR
1) Less can be more - try solos with lots of...

1) Less can be more - try solos with lots of space (gaps) in them first
Forum: Other 10-11-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 199
Posted By PSimonR
Speaker output of one amp can be input into...

Speaker output of one amp can be input into another amp with one of these using its attenuator

https://www.studiospares.com/Microphones/DI-Boxes/Stageline-Passive-DI-Box_440610.htm
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-06-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 312
Posted By PSimonR
If it were mine, I'd take it to a reputable...

If it were mine, I'd take it to a reputable amplifier repairer.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-05-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 181
Posted By PSimonR
Careful examination of the picture of the rear...

Careful examination of the picture of the rear panel of this amp shows that it has a bridging switch. To run in mono select mono and plug into one of the top speaker output sockets. In bridge mono...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 09-19-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 701
Posted By PSimonR
1. You are pressing too hard - you will learn to...

1. You are pressing too hard - you will learn to only press as hard as is necessary
2. Your guitar's action is probably too high - it is adjustable
3. Your finger tips will harden
4. Your fingers and...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-18-2014, 04:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 309
Posted By PSimonR
It's modelling valve power amp output valves...

It's modelling valve power amp output valves wearing out.
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 09-17-2014, 05:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 587
Posted By PSimonR
Suggest you look at this...

Suggest you look at this first

http://www.justinguitar.com/en/BC-102-WhatGuitar.php

and putting the names and numbers into Google will get you to a review of each of the ones you name. I would look...
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