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Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by punchdrunk, Mar 7, 2014.

  1. punchdrunk

    punchdrunk Supporting Member

    Jun 22, 2013
    Jacksonville, Fl
    who else can't tolerate hearing themselves post track. I don't think Ive ever been satisfied with any album Ive played on. The sad thing is, is that the older I get the worse I feel I play. Damn. venting here I guess.
  2. Don't feel bad, I'm the same. For some reason I still feel compelled to record. I don't question it any more. In my mind, I 'm just a pale imitation of my heroes, but it hasn't stopped me yet.:rolleyes:
  3. punchdrunk

    punchdrunk Supporting Member

    Jun 22, 2013
    Jacksonville, Fl
    thanks storm chaser, I'm feeling a bit better. Just listened to some unmixed playbacks and Im actually digging some of what I did. Ill punch up a part of two though (can be performed a bit smoother in a couple of sections).
  4. M0ses


    Sep 11, 2009
    Los Angeles
    Record yourself while practicing regularly & listen back. You will never have this problem again.
  5. FunkHead

    FunkHead Supporting Member

    Mar 10, 2007
    Phillipsburg, NJ
    I have been very happy but going direct has sucked for me. I have had great results by placing My Cab in a small closet with a Mic. I know this is nothing new but it's night and day Vs. plugging straight in.
  6. lefty


    Sep 25, 2004
    I have never used my own tone in a recording I mean somewhat but it always sat good in the mix and have always dug it. The first time I heard my bass track playback I was astonished but it still sat in the mix.
    Promised myself I'd never play that sloppy again. And yeah practice recording yourself it is a great tool to be a better player.
  7. lburton2

    lburton2 Les Is More

    May 15, 2008
    Detroit, MI
    Hardest thing for me is that when I go back to the track it's hard for me to listen to the song and not just the bass track. If you can do that, and be happy with how the SONG sounds, you did your job :)