Nikolas Quemtri

Attack drum samples

Attack drum samples

    I’ve came across this small sample pack quite a long ago. So now I’m going to make a brief overview and share it with you.
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    Posted by Nikolas Quemtri in Drums, Samples, 2 comments
    Guitar DIs processing tricks

    Guitar DIs processing tricks

      Greetings to dear readers!
      Wanted to tell you a couple of tricks of DIs processing (for hi-gain guitar parts primarily, but not only) before reamping them, which I have to use in my practice time to time during the years. Some of us will find them well known, while another will learn something new. These techniques helps in solving several types of common problems:

      • Make muddy and dark guitars brighter.
      • Add some metal clang to the tone.
      • Treat a weak uneven picking.

      First of all, you’d better always record accurately and make quality (use good guitar with fresh strings, experienced musician with a good performance technique etc.), then fixing all the issues afterwards. But this is not always possible, so the following tricks may appear useful.

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      Posted by Nikolas Quemtri in Mixing, Plugins, Reamping, 0 comments
      Reamping role

      Reamping role

        This is a note about electric instruments reamping. I’ll try to keep it simple, considering mostly creative and practical side of this process, instead of technical.

        Reamping – is a possibility to pass a recorded guitar (bass or whatever electric instrument you’d like) part through some analog amplification/processing stack, starting from stomps and preamplifier and to picking up with a microphone(-s) from a cabinet. You’re able to reamp any kind of signal (e.g., let it be the vox) in case it corresponds to the general creative idea of the composition.

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        Posted by Nikolas Quemtri in Reamping, 0 comments
        Mixing practice multitracks, stems, raws

        Mixing practice multitracks, stems, raws

          This is my list of multitracks/stems/raw tracks to practice mixing, mastering, editing, reamping, dealing with MIDI parts, vox etc. These tracks were collected from all around the network: forums, social networks, colleagues and personal acquisitions. This is not just another copy-paste of an existing list. Trying to keep them all actual and links working by uploading to my own file storages accounts; specifying all the available info about a multitrack’s origin and contents.

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          Posted by Nikolas Quemtri in Mixing, Multitracks, 64 comments