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SongCraft Presents 103 - Songwriting With Ben Sollee and Erin McKeown.
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What was the inspiration behind the lyrics of the song?
A rhythmic pattern
The fear of a plane crashing
A family gathering
What trick is used in the course to add depth to the guitar track?
Doubling the part with a 12-string guitar
Doubling the guitar part in a different register using a capo
Using Waves Reel ADT plug-in
Using a chorus effect
What can an engineer do to help recording a song under time constraints?
Prepare the microphones ahead of time
Give his opinion on the lyrics
Write the chorus
Go make some coffee for everyone
Which of the following is NOT an advantage of recording multiple singers together?
The performers can get timing information from watching each other play
It saves time
It will give you a better recording
What is the title of the song recorded in the course?
To avoid leakage, ______ microphone pattern was used when recording the instruments.
According to Ben Arthur, songwriting is:
piling a ton of ideas and trimming them down to only what you’re going for
Both other answers are correct
a process of recognizing true inspiration
When starting the writing process, Erin McKeown likes to:
go for a walk
write to a loop or beat
create a bassline
How was the drum part created?
With Stylus RMX
By programming a beat with NI Battery
With an acoustic kit from NI Kontakt
With a trash kit from Superior Drummer
Ben Arthur and Erin McKeown were recorded:
with 2 microphones on 2 separate tracks
with only one microphone on a single track
with 2 microphones on a single track
separately with the same microphone on 2 tracks
The pop song recorded in the course follows a regular musical structure. True or False?
What is particular about the 3 verses lyrics on this song?
They have been written on a plane
They don't have anything to do with the song's title
They have been written by 3 different persons
SongCraft Presents 103
Songwriting With Ben Sollee and Erin McKeown
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