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