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