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Guitar Production 101 - Pop Arranging Explored.
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How can you create a part that contrasts the groove?
Playing against it
Using more distortion
Playing on the downbeat
Layering the guitar in octaves gives it more ______ in the mix.
The primary role of a "Pulsing" Guitar part is to:
create a constantly changing part which helps the song build
provide a repeating subdivision which gives pulse to the music
help determine if the drummer is still breathing.
create a sense of improvisation
What's a good test of catchiness?
Whether or not the part is singeable
Whether or not the part is virtuosic
Whether or not the part is syncopated
Whether or not the part is complicated
What are the three notes in a power chord?
Root, 5th degree and Root one octave higher
Root, 3rd degree and Root one octave higher
5th degree, 7th degree and Root one octave higher
Root, 3rd degree and 5th degree
In a Funky Octave part the second note is _____ higher than the first.
What type of pick should you use in order to get more of the attack transient characteristic from the acoustic guitar?
What type of guitar is most commonly used for Funk?
Gibson Les Paul
A Wah pedal can provide a resonant _____ effect.
In a Call and Response part the guitars create:
an overlapping harmony
a flowing melodic line
a back and forth interplay
With Modulation effects the delayed signal is modulated by:
Muted ghost notes are:
Experimenting with the placement of upbeats and downbeats can help to:
tighten the groove of the rhythm section
like a secondary hook
make a part less predictable and more memorable
give more meaning to a song
A rhythmic motif is characterized by:
Why would you layer a sampled instrument with the guitar?
To create a strange melody
To create a motif
To create a unique timbre and texture
To create better chord changes
Adding additional layers of distorted power chords creates a change in:
melody and harmony
texture and density
ebb and flow
In an interlocking guitar part, both guitars:
play together to create a pattern
play only at separate times
play as fast as possible
create complex melodic lines
Sustained guitar lines can be used to:
create a glue" which helps fill out the mix
create a sense of rhythmic propulsion
create a percolating effect
pay your phone bill
Performing a two-note guitar part in separate takes gives you
something that sounds more like a live organic performance
time to talk to the singer
more accurate control of articulations and flexibility in the mix
a darker" sound
A G natural harmonic is produced on the guitar by:
lightly touching the 1st string on the 12th fret
fully depressing the 2nd string on the 7th fret
lightly touching the 3rd string on the 12th fret
fully depressing the 3rd string on the 12th fret
Distorted power chord guitars blend naturally with this type of synth waveform:
Which of the following is an example of a Color" tone in a major7th chord?
Perfect 5th degree
Major 3rd degree
Modern Pop Guitar is characterized by:
Heroic guitar solos
Stripped down repetitive parts that work well with synthetic sounds
Live amplifier miking techniques
Guitar Production 101
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