Recording High Gain Guitars: How Much Gain Do You Need

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Recording High Gain Guitars: How Much Gain Do You Need

Post by BeltFedRiffs » Mon May 09, 2016 8:52 am

So I ask the question : How Much Gain Do You Need? The results may surprise you- or maybe not. Hopefully some of you will find this useful. Let me know what you think!!!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o4ln1PEfFUg
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Re: Recording High Gain Guitars: How Much Gain Do You Need

Post by screamingdaisy » Mon May 09, 2016 11:50 am

Oddly, gain full up sounded better than I expected. Suited the sludgy nature of the riff.

That said, in this demo I think I like Brit mode the best, and I personally dislike Brit mode.
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Re: Recording High Gain Guitars: How Much Gain Do You Need

Post by BeltFedRiffs » Mon May 09, 2016 1:03 pm

Absolutely- and to each their own and yes certain styles can benefit from different gain stages. I was honestly kind of blown away with how the Brit Mode sounded- I think if I put a Maxon in front of that - that it would be pretty killer for some re-vamped old school metallica or trivium kinda stuff
Thanks for checking it out !
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