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Erie Effects: 3/31 White Thunder Session

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J45: 50% Compression; 75% Sound Hole Mic

Analog Chorus: Speed – 1.0 Hz; Depth – 58%; Bass – 47%; Treble – 61%; Mix – 24%

Digital Delay: Time – 500 ms; Feedbac – 43%; Bass – 65%; Treble – 48%; Mix – 20%

Reverb – Rich Chamber: Predelay – 50%; Decay – 50%; Tone – 57%; Mix – 44%

EQ: -7.4 db @ 65 Hz; +3.0 dB @ 140 Hz; +6.0 dB @ 1.4 kHz; +2.0 dB @ 5.0 kHz

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Written by M.T. Bass

March 31, 2011 at 7:20 pm

Erie Effects: 3/26 Bottom Feeder Blues Mix

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Rhythm Track:  3/21 Take 3

Lead Track:  3/23 take 12

Slide Track:   3/24 Dobro Takes 1 & 2

Drums:   Final Mix – “Drums” as is; Mackie Stereo Reverb:  Small Bright Room @ 60% Dry Mix

Bass:  Mackie Stereo Channel – Pumpy Bass Preset

Rhythm 000-028:  Mackie Stereo Channel – EQ:   -9dB @ 36 Hz; 0 dB @ 295 Hz;  +6 dB @ 1.29 khz; +7.5 dB @ 5.28 kHz; Compression:  Threshold @ -21 dB; Rate @ 2.5:1; Attack @ 17.3 ms; Release @ 205 ms; Mackie Stereo Reverb: Small Bright Plate @ 85% Dry Mix

Dobro:  Mackie Stereo Channel – EQ:  -7.5 db @ 51, +3.8 dB @ 449, +3.8 @ 2.05 kHz, 3.8 dB @ 9.45 kHz; No Compression; Mackie Stereo Reverb Small Bright Plate @ 90% Dry Mix

Mastering Mix with Acuma Final Mix Preset

Erie Effects: 3/24 – Bottom Feeder Blues Session

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National Reso-Phonic Style “O” — 100% Sound Hole, 100% Model Compression; PodXT Compression @ -18 dB Threshold, 12dB Gain

Take 1:  B+/A-  & B/B+  ( | )

Take 2:  B/B+ & B+/A-

Take 3:  B & B+ (Ending)

Take 4:  B & B+/A-

Dobro Model 27 — 50% Sound Hole, 100% Model Compression; PodXT Compression @ -18 dB Threshold, 12dB Gain

Take 1:  B+/A-  & B+

Take 2:  B & B+/A-

Take 3:  B+/A- & B+ (Ending)

Take 4:  B+ & B (Ending)

Erie Effects: 3/23- Bottom Feeder Blues Session

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Gretsch 6120 — Neck Pickup

Tweed Bassman w/ 4-10s

Drive @ 17%; Bass @ 37%; Mids @ 65%; Treble @ 84%; Presence @ 4%; Channel Volume @ 29%

Mic’d with SM57 @ 40% Room

Compression @ -46 dB Threshold, 5dB Gain; FX Boost & EQ @ 81% Gain, 40% Bass, 60% Treble 50% Mid, 50% Mid Hz; Chorus @ 2 Hz, 25% Depth, 50% Bass, 9% Threshold, 43% Mix; Analog Delay @ 500 ms, 50% Mix, 0% Modulation, 0% Mod Depth, 27% Mix; Standard Spring Reverb @ 0% pre-delay, 29% Tone, 25% Mix

Take 1:  B-

Take 2:  B+ / A-

Take 3:  B-

Take 4:  B

Take 5:  B+

Take 6:  B

Take 7:  A- / B+

Take 8:  B/B+

Take 9:  B

Take 10:  B+

Take 11:  B+

Take 12:  B+ / A-

Sony Reader Store — My Brother’s Keeper

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My Brother’s Keeper is now available on Sony Reader Store:

http://ebookstore.sony.com/ebook/m-t-bass/my-brother-s-keeper/_/R-400000000000000351272

Written by M.T. Bass

March 23, 2011 at 8:01 am

Erie Effects: 3/21- Bottom Feeder Blues Session

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Rhythm Track — Martin 000-28; 100% Bridge; 80% Compression

Track 1 – ||| – B

Track 2 – |||| – B

Track 3 – || – A-/B+

Track 4 – ||| – B+

Slide Tracks 1 & 2 — Dobro Model 27; 50/50 Mic position, 100% Compression

Track 1 – B+ / B+

Track 2 – A- / B+

Slide Tracks 3 & 4 — National Reso-Phonic Style “O”; 50/50 Mic; 100% Compression

Track 3 – A- / A-

Track 4 – B / B-

Lead Tracks — ES-335; Neck Pickup; L6 Boutique amp:  Drive @ 60%; Bass @ 35%; Mid @ 45%; Treble @ 70%; Presence @ 85%; Volume @ 90%

Track 1 – B / B+

Track 2 – B- / B

Track 3 – C+ / B-

Track 4 – B+ / B+

 

 

 

Written by M.T. Bass

March 21, 2011 at 6:50 pm

Erie Effects: 3/19 – Bottomfeeder Blues Session

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BIAB — Jazzbl1.sty, 65 bpm
Track 1 – Martin D-21; 80% Compression, 100% Sound Hole
Track 2 – Martin D-21; 80% Compression, 100% Sound Hole
Track 3 – Martin 000-28; 80% Compression, 100% Sound Hole
Track 4 – Martin 000-28; 80% Compression, 100% Bridge