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