Adding Electric Guitars to Welcome Home

Time to add some guitars to the track. With vocals being the focus the tone of the guitar has to stay away from those midrange frequences. I selected my Telecaster through the Swart Atomic Space Tone. I took a quick picture of the rig before recording. The item on top of the amp is an attenuator that sounds pretty awesome and reduces the volume of the amp. Check out the Night Light from the Swart website. It’s a great alternative to having an amp with a master volume. Sweat tone. Here is a sample of the guitar sound I started with…

First Guitar Track

Here is the track with that first electric guitar in it…

Welcome Home – Rhythm Guitar Added

To balance this first guitar track a second stereo part recorded twice, one mixed far right and one mixed far left…

Welcome Home – With Additional Rhythm Guitar Tracks

Now for the intro, solo, and outro…

Welcome Home – With Intro, Solo, and Outro

The mix isn’t final and the vocals have to come up in places. Parts still need to be placed properly in the mix but something is missing in the choruses…but its late, that will have to wait until next post.