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Your ears are lying about guitar tone

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It's one thing to sit in your studio practicing or be on stage and have the 'stand alone' tone of your dreams and obsess over tone. Been there, done that. It's another to capture a guitar tone that sits in a mix.

It's why I always just stuck with Guitar Rig 4 and learned how to use and manipulate it and never invested in DI pedals or a Kemper or got in to IR's. There is absolutely nothing wrong with all that. But I don't play live anymore so I wouldn't benefit from anything hardware based.

From a recording standpoint for me there isn't that much of a difference to justify that cost because you are going to manipulate the living daylights out of the recording anyway to get it to sit in a mix.

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Shirley you guys aren’t falling for this

besides he admits he lying right of the bat

the truth is the people listening to your recordings can’t tell the difference 

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On 1/20/2021 at 10:50 AM, bayoubill said:

the truth is the people listening to your recordings can’t tell the difference 

I can't tell the difference in my own recordings.

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On 1/20/2021 at 3:50 PM, bayoubill said:

the truth is the people listening to your recordings can’t tell the difference 

According to opinions in here, if you can't tell one from the other, your ears can't be trusted.

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Tommy Tedesco had a great story where he played three different guitars for a young producer so the producer could select which guitar sound he wanted.

It was the same guitar.   The producer like the 12-string the best!

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15 hours ago, Bruno de Souza Lino said:

According to opinions in here, if you can't tell one from the other, your ears can't be trusted.

I can hear a big difference between live amps sound and recording in a DAW.  It's the people listening that can't and most don't care

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Of course your ears are lying, everyone knows that tone is in your fingers!

(That said, my fingers lie... 😬)

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I may suck at Amp Sims, but For the last few years, unless I have to be quiet at home b/c someone is sleeping, I'm plugged into my amp, not the daw. I will say that the addition of a Rivera Rock Crusher really makes playing the amp in a small house much more fun. I like to hear the sound with my body.

I even changed out the light jewel for a white one from red for no other reason than a friend gave it to me. And who knew?? it sounds better now.

😛

And this is off topic (oh no!) but what's with guitar pedals with super blinding lights on them (I'm looking at you earthquaker). I can't stand pedals with bright lights. They sound terrible.

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wait until you try the blue light jewel. not only sounds better, but your playing improves as well 🙂 

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