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Old 01-20-2010, 08:16 PM
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Default Re: Is it fair to play live with a metronome?

Originally Posted by nate View Post
woah. ignore the band. hmmmmm.....not sure thats a good idea...
I know what you're saying but, in context, there's not much he can do if the band's timing is out and they are ignoring him. It can really do your head in when a band with inaccurate timing is pulling ahead of the click and you're hearing two pulses in your head - the band's and the click - it defeats the purpose of having a click and something has to give (hopefully not your sanity).

The band is supposed to follow us, especially if we're synchronised with a click that everyone agreed on, dammit! :) Not much point having a click if people are getting excited, hearing the correct tempo as being too slow and then pulling ahead.
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