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Kevin Taylor
Guitar Tricks Instructor
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Kevin Taylor
Guitar Tricks Instructor
Joined: 03/05/00
Posts: 4,722
09/22/2003 10:54 am
I use one on every recording & it's just an old 80's Roland GR700. The tracking is like any other instrument, ya have to learn how to use it properly.
It has to be set up regularly by making sure you have new strings and intonation etc... then you have to set the pickup to the right height and adjust the sensitivity.
Lastly, ya have to learn how to play slightly ahead of the beat...especially on the lower strings.
It's indespensible for recording. My old Korg Poly-800 bit the dust a few months ago so I had to use it for recording everything from drums to strings. (although I'm glad to finally have a new keyboard again..drums & strings are a big pain in the butt)