RECORDING HINTS -- written about using GarageBand -- BUT
these Hints help increase your skills in ProTools, Logic, etc.
It's easy to control decay length with guitar pedals or even amp settings. But we often record live guitar straight into the computer as a "clean" guitar, to give us full control for later changes.
Hint for Live playing works, too --
Here's an easy way to lengthen your final live guitar note
(or notes) even in a clean recording:
1. Leave yourself "headroom" on your guitar to move the instrument volume knob upward.
2. After you hit the final note, as the note's sound begins to decay, gradually turn your volume knob up until the note is as long as you want.
3. Then just lower the volume control knob at whatever speed gives you the sound you want.
That's all there is to it...
an easy way to let your guitar "cry" or "scream" or whatever much longer
than the note(s) would last with a single hit and nothing else.
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