Self Recorded Cover Song Thread

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  1. DudeManBrother

    DudeManBrother Hey...how did everybody get in my room?

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    Title pretty much says it all. Post up your bitchin’ (or terrible) home recorded cover tunes.

    It’s probably helpful to add a quick gear rundown/signal chain etc. so that we can hear how the latest and greatest : plugins, Axe patch, Kemper Profile, amp n mic : sound with a particular setup.
     
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    DudeManBrother Hey...how did everybody get in my room?

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    Song: America, Fuck Yeah

    Jackson Warrior WRMG>EMG 81/85>Kemper>(Guidorist) JCM800/TS9 profile,
    SM57 for vocals
    All effects used come with Reaper
     
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    This was a few years ago, before I knew anything about mixing. (not that I'm a pro now!) . These fall under "terrible"

    shitty old guitar with shitty pickups // line 6 hd500 // reaper // yamaha dtx digital drums (mt power drummer free drum vst i think) // blue yeti mic

    I played everything. I did vox on the green day song. My buddy did vox on the silverchair songs. A different buddy and I did vox on the nargaroth song. I'm not a good singer.

    green day - geek stink breath :
    silverchair - freak :
    silverchair - findaway :
    Nargaroth - 7 tears... :
     
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    DudeManBrother Hey...how did everybody get in my room?

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    I think those recordings sound great. The bass is punchy and doesn’t fight the drums. I would be happy making records with that sound quality. Nice job, man. You should do a new cover with your current skill set. Bonus points to whoever was wearing that old White Zombie tee shirt in the photo. I had that shirt in high school haha
     
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    Wow, thanks a lot man!! :cheers:
    The white zombie shirt is the good singer lol
    I've been wanting to do a cover of an amon amarth song.... maybe I will!
     
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    How aboot some cradle of filth ? :)
     
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    DudeManBrother Hey...how did everybody get in my room?

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    Thy unholy, cuddly, cute little puppy haha! Nice job dude
     
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    did this and lots of other meshuggah covers:


    amp is an modded 6505mh into a 1xV30 cab with an sm57 at bedroom volume.
    Guitar is a modded RG8 with a d activator.
     
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    DudeManBrother Hey...how did everybody get in my room?

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    That little amp works well for this sound. What mods were done to it?
     
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    thx, changed lots of caps/resistors in the preamp for a tighter and more high-mid focused sound to get rid of the need of a boost pedal, and installed a choke.

    I might do a little instructional video somedays when i think i'm done with experimenting, but right now i think this litte thing sounds pretty great^^
     
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    Blut Aus Nord cover.

    A little overcooked with compression in mastering, but sounds alright. Probably better production than the original, lol.

    Guitars quad tracked -- two with SD Nazgul in the bridge, two with SD Black Winter bridge. Cleans used the Black Winter neck. >>> MXR M77 OD >>>> Peavey 6505 120 watt head >>> Mic'd to Eminence Governor >>> Presonus Audiobox USB. No vocals because you can't understand a single word in the original and lyrics were never printed, haha.
     
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    DudeManBrother Hey...how did everybody get in my room?

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    I’m not familiar with Blur Aus Nord but I definitely love me some Bloodbath. Nice work. Chainsaw in full force!
     
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    I did a quick cover of the new architects song
    I kind of rushed the video because I had to work unexpectedly and wanted to just get the vid done lol. I did the bass and drum programming super late as well so not perfect. The video has a ton of info on what I used :)
    The most ERG I have is a 6-string in 25.5" scale soooo..... that's what I used :)
     
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    This is something i remixed last night before work. I recently joined the "low gain crushes 5150 tone club" at least in my GSP1101 :lol: as well as testing out a new bass tone i came up with in BIAS. It's a cover of Dream Theater's "Pull Me Under". No vocals yet, but i plan on doing that sometime this week/weekend.

    https://soundcloud.com/user-398552247/pull-me-under-cover-by-bmc
     
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    And the winner for lowest tuned 6 string goes to:... Do you actually tune your guitar down that low or are you using a detune pedal/software? Either way it sounded tight, much better than I’d expect F# on a 25.5” to sound. SD3 sounds excellent as well. Nice work man
     
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    I’d love to hear vocals with this. I REALLY like the drums on this recording. Bass is punchy and sits well. That synth is awesome, and yeah, low gain can sound huge with the right picking technique. I really enjoyed this.
     
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    Thanks dude :wavey: I recently switched from Superior Drummer 3 to Perfect Drums. Sounds ass-backwards, but something about the samples in Perfect Drums just sound fuller and more realistic to me. And i have to thank you dude, because if you hadn't made this thread i wouldn't have thought about my other cover project, "Separate Ways". Believe it or not, this sounds gnarly as fuck tuned down to B Standard. I actually did it about 3 and a half years ago, but i've since actually learned how to record at least close to correctly compared to haha
     
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    Thanks!! Zero pitch shifting, brotherdude. I think I used a 0.63 as well for the F#. whatever the thickest string I had laying around.
     
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    Here's a cover of Rainbow Gravity by Periphery that I a few months ago: https://soundcloud.com/chukwu-uduka/periphery-rainbow-gravity Being my first cover, I like how it turned out, but there are some things in the mix I'd go back and change.

    I don't have a 7 string (yet) so I just used my Ibanez Iron Label 6 with EMGs for rhythm, solo and cleans I used my RG1421. Bass is an Ibanez GSR205, all tones are thru a POD HD. Drums are Steven Slate Drums 4.
     

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