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