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Re:Re: Percussive Sounds on El. Guitar
>But here is the big advice from what I have learned: If one is
>trying to create the "sounds" of drums, be that of kick snare,
>hi-hat etc. , then you are setting yourself up for disappointment.
While I agree wholeheartedly that your approach is a good way to go,
I have to disagree that it's all that hard to emulate sounds that are
close enough to a drum kit to function in the same way.
represents what I found possible using a cheap multi-FX
(though like you, I mostly make percussive sounds just by playing
To emulate a kick drum, using technique (& maybe FX) is a lot of fun,
and also leads to the discovery of a whole range of sounds.
...not "disappointment" ;-) , well not for me anyway.
> The sounds coming off the gtr really do not sound like the real thing.
neither do a lot of popular drum sounds, that's a factor that makes