Music Gear News
Satriani shares recording secrets with Vox
Joe Satriani has revealed some of the secrets behind the recording of his new album with supergroup Chickenfoot.
Speaking to Vox Amps, he said the record was mainly put down live, without using any click tracks or sequencers at all.
Although he noted that were a few necessary overdubs during the recording process, he stated that this marked a sharp contrast with previous albums.
"This required that each of us perform during each take as if it were a live show," Satriani commented.
He added that this was quite different to the layered approach he has often used in the past, but said this was a good way of capturing the band's chemistry on each track.
Satriani described the band, which includes members of the Red Hot Chili Peppers and Van Halen - as tight and heavy.
Indeed, he said it compares with no other group he has previously played in, particularly as each player can improvise so well.
Satriani's interview with Vox comes shortly after he promoted the company's guitar effects pedals at this year's Musik Messe event in Frankfurt.
Speaking at the show, he revealed that he made extensive use of them during the recording of Chickenfoot's album.
Posted on 11 Jun 2009 18:30 to category : Instruments News
Related Music News
The brand-new Maschine Mikro from Native Instruments is in stock at Gear4music! Meet the latest compact beat-making powerhouse for producers.
This guitar buying guide aims to help you pick the right electric guitar for you.
Check out the latest Hartwood Electric Guitars! These guitars take inspiration from the classic hollow body designs that have proven their popularity over the decades.
Are Paradigm strings worth it? We put Ernie Ball's most innovative guitar strings to our team of guitar staff to see what they thought...
Rosewood is now under the protection of CITES laws and this is having a huge impact in the guitar industry. Find out what this means for you.
The Fender Player Series is a complete, brand-new line of guitars and basses designed to replace the Mexican Standard Series. Featuring the Stratocaster, Telecaster, Jazzmaster, P Precision Bass, J Jazz Bass and more.
Recent Music News
The Tiptop Audio Forbidden Planet is a brand-new, all-analog, multi-mode filter taking inspiration from the Steiner-Parker Synthacon.
At NAMM 2016, Teenage Engineering unveiled a prototype product with a similar, compact and playful design to the OP-1. Since then, the OP-Z has made numerous appearances at trade shows around the world, in continued states of development but never quite complete.
Denon DJ has announced the version 1.2.1 update to Engine Prime, meaning the MCX8000 controller can now use this premium music management software.
Until 31.12.18, new and existing Akai Professional Controller owners can receive free sample content from CR2!
The brand-new Apollo X6 and X8 rackmount audio interfaces now feature six (!) DSPs for class-leading audio processing capabilities.
Native Instruments has released a plethora of new products including KOMPLETE 12 and a raft of hardware and software releases for producers and DJs.