Join Dave Darlington for an in-depth discussion in this video Sweetening the harmonic elements with the guitars, part of Mixing a Modern Jazz Track.
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…It's time to add in some harmonic information now, and we see,…we've got quite a bit of guitars and quite a few keyboards.…So, I can see by the names of the files that there's two guitar players here,…and then there's some files without names, so…I'm assuming those are just additional color checks.…Well, let's deal with the two players, and of course since…there's two we're going to want to pan them a little bit.…And the second player has two parts, so we'll leave that out for a moment.…We'll just concentrate on these double miked parts.…
We've got a 57.…57 left and 57 right, so that's a two amp setup.…Which usually when players do that, they want some pretty wide panning.…So let's hear that part.…So you can hear that the guitar player has his own effects, already.…So this might just need a little compression, which I…can put on the group, to hold it into the track.…You can hear it starting to get a little bit too loud.…A lot of guitar players will add their own effects.…So, you know, you have to listen to…
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