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Re: # of recording takes
|The Ballad of Noe Pond
I have a good friend that's "Holding my hand" through my never ending fantasy of having my own CD someday. Today's version of recording has little in common with the techniques of yester year when the KT was in that biz. Personally I prefer the old way, but that's just me.
Having said that, todays methods make it possible for one person to be the entire group. Over dubbing has been around for years of course, I remember when it was called "Sound on Sound"
My electronic minded friend is "Trying" to teach me how to use "Audioacity". This is downloaded to a computer. He showed me a technique that puts the voice, a tiny fraction of a second on top of itself. I told him that method was used by Voyle Gilmore back in the 50's! His reply, Who's Voyle Gilmore? Aha I actually know something he doesn't. :>)
Just out of curiosity, during the heyday of the trio when they were recording lots of material, on average how many takes of a song did the trio need before it was accepted as a track on an album?
If you have a Mac, I highly recommend GarageBand which is like having a recording studio on your PC - you can lay down multiple tracks just like the old Sound on Sound reel tape recorders back in the day - that’s how The Other Brothers recorded The Ballad of Noe Pond even though we’re 2500 miles away from each other: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=AVZlHXg5k7E