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Old 07-28-2013, 02:47 PM
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Default Re: Loud ghost notes (still ghost notes?)

Originally Posted by toddbishop View Post
Well, I call it filler, and it should be whatever volume you necessary for what you want to convey musically. "Ghost notes" is just a name somebody made up to describe something that good players were already doing: playing filler notes softly. They're not supposed to be soft because they're called ghost notes, they're supposed to be soft because it usually sounds better. I would beware of doing anything almost inaudibly (rather than just softly)-- I'd be asking myself if that stuff is necessary, and if I'm not just cluttering up the texture with noise.
Yeah tottally, especially when tracking with acoustic guitars, ghost notes clash like hell unless its spot on. Dont just play them cause you can.
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