BK pickup clip (S2.0/Podx3/Painkiller)

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  1. TravisMontgomery

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    I got my new bridge pickup yesterday. A Bareknuckle Painkiller. This thing is siiiick. Here's a little thing I wrote today to make a clip.

    SoundClick artist: KirkPetrucci - I lurb t3h p0lyrhythms!
     
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    Wow! Sounds tighter than a mosquitos Anus. Now I need a 7 without the damn EMG pu routing.

    :hbang:
     
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    Very cool but it needs a bass track :D
     
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    Ahhh, I need to get a real bass....I hate just pitch shifting my guitar. My bass tone suuuuuucks haha.
     
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    methinks you should add some mids to your rhythm tone...seems a bit too scooped and tinny. Those pups sound great though bro!
     
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    Sounds brutal. Nice work! :hbang:
     
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    Holy crap, that's awesome!
     
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    Those pups sound really clear and tight, I like it.
     
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    It, uh... sounds horrible?

    Sorry, but imo the high end is really harsh and I can't hear anything except pick scrapes (you've possibly discovered the meaning of 'too much djent'). I'm sure the pickups are awesome, but this recording sure ain't... Up the mids and down the highs and make those things growl!
     
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    It sounds good, excellent playing. Tasteful riffage and leads, love it. :metal:

    Travis have you tried recording with impulses before? All you'd need is to connect your head to the recorder, load up the impulse file of your choice, mute the dry signal, and BOOM - serious professional mic'd up tone but direct. No cab necessary (if you have a dummy load, such as a Hot Plate). It would sound a lot better than the POD, which of course is very limiting.

    Otherwise, kickass bro :yesway:
     
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    Kronpox: Yeah, I wasn't too sure about this mix at allllll. These pickups sound way different than my EMG's, so I still don't have a good patch for them. This was just a patch I made really quick, which obviously didn't sound too good haha.

    zimbloth: Nope I haven't tried impulses, but I've been interested in trying them! Unfortunately all of my gear is in back in Hamilton, so all that I have is the POD. I'm going to try to get a JSX for here at home, so I'll definitely look into impulses. Any good sound clips for an example on how it sounds?
     
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    It's a little to complicated to write up here, but get in touch with me in private sometime and I'll go over it to you. I can send some samples shortly as I'm using it right now to record some demos. :yesway:
     
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    I took Kronpox's advice an remixed it. What do you guys think?
     
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    I never heard the old mix, so I can't compare, but the new mix is tiiight as hell.

    Definitely sounds like a good pup :yesway:
     
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    some EQ problems with the guitar. add a bass track and then EQ the guitars. it feels like something is missing in the sound
     
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    There actually is bass haha. It's just a pitch shifted guitar.....so it sucks. I can't ever get it to really stand out in the mix.
     
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    awesome riffage! the tone could have some more meat in it though add some mids
     
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    Try boosting the guitars around 200hz, with a High Pass Filter around 80-120hz. If you want more midrange snarl boost 1.5khz a bit. Bass-wise, try boosting around 100-120hz as well as ~400-600 (whatever corresponds to the punchiness of the bass, depends).
     
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    I liked the track a lot! I'd listen to it anytime. What were the drum tracks done with? Nice job dude.

    Agree about the highs- it's pretty harsh. I'd up the low mids only, as the high mids don't seem to really be as necessary in this case.

    Zimbloth, I'm curious why you'd run the HPF- what's your reasoning on that? Sounds to me like he could run a LPF set high to cut out some of the harshness.

    Edit: I can't read for shit.
     
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    Now it sounds good. The first mix was really mean to my ears, couldn't listen to it at all. Mucho better.
     

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