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Re: Studio recording - breaking patterns - ideas?
What I'll do is turn every thing i usually use off,
and turn everything I don't use on. I'm talking about
echo, reverb, compression, distortion, etc. You get
the picture. it forces you out fo your comfort zone
and send you off in a different direction.
--- Jim Goodin <email@example.com> wrote:
> One of the best ways to create new inspiration
> whether studio or just a
> rut, I learned from Mick Goodrick's Advancing
> Guitarist book several years
> The idea was to record yourself for 2 minutes
> playing anything that comes
> into your head. Don't listen back to it, then and
> from his example he
> suggested doing this daily but I've applied to say a
> 30 minute setting,
> record another 2 minute passage, again don't listen
> to it then. He
> suggested over the daily lifespan of a 60 min
> cassette tape filling both
> sides with 2 minute sequences. Then when it's
> filled up go back and listen
> to it through. In the current day of digital
> capturing as mentioned I do
> this for 30-minute periods of time.
> That gesturing of momentary thoughts once rescued me
> from a depressed low
> confidence place I fell into several years ago
> following a misunderstanding
> (my ego) with a teacher.
> I'm doing this now with a violin I received for
> Father's Day which is a new
> instrument to me and at the learning the technique
> Think of the 2-minute gesture recording kind of like
> something Robin
> Williamson (INcredible String Band) once said, 'it's
> like knaive painting'.
> Now go hit Record David and don't think about it.
> Jim Goodin
> On 6/30/07, David Kirkdorffer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > Hi -
> > I'm going into studio next weekend to record.
> Over the years I've fallen
> > into patterns. I'd like to try something
> > Past efforts can be heard here:
> > And this is a great community for sharing ideas.
> What are some concepts
> > or
> > strategies you've used to break out of your
> > Thanks in advance for your thoughts.
> > David
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