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What is the first trck to lay down when recording?

4 Jul 2010 12:20 | Quote
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Bass or rythym. Or am i missing something?
4 Jul 2010 12:25 | Quote
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I'd say drums first
4 Jul 2010 13:18 | Quote
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Yeah, I agree. Drums or bass. Get everything figured out how you want it to be, lay the drums down, and build off of that. Kind of like a pyramid, just keep building up, vocals being on top.
4 Jul 2010 13:52 | Quote
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If its just YOU (no band)

(i record a dry kit to a clicked piano or guitar playing the "key melody line/chord outline")
Then Bass...
Then its off to the races...
(and into Reason/Acid/C-Base/Sonar/etc fer severe brain trauma, lol)


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4 Jul 2010 16:33 | Quote
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it depends. i play some crazy funk stuff where i NEED to follow lyrics and bass to play my part correctly, and sometimes its much easier to do it w.o... so id say it depends. generally drums bass guitar vox
1 Oct 2010 11:00 | Quote
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What ever keeps time the best.click track ,drums ,keys or guitar.
1 Oct 2010 11:41 | Quote
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Id depends on what I hear in my head first. Sometimes it's the bass line and sometimes it's the guitar. Then I figure what the drums should sound like and I lay down the drums first for timming. Then the bass. Then I can lay down rhythm guitar and sometimes a second guitar and lastly any solos.

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