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Old 24th January 2018
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Originally Posted by joeq View Post
3. Single musician overdubbing to a click. Nowhere near as groovy, but remember, the click was already introduced above! So the click did not kill the feel, overdubbing one track at a time is what killed the feel Because the musician on the tape can 'influence' the next guy or gal, but he cannot be 'influenced' him/herself. The communication is one-way.
I record mostly by myself and it is indeed possible to influence your playing and have interaction between instruments. The way I do it I just consciously start leaving spaces in say first rhythm guitar I track and then you can immediately start bouncing off that track. Once all tracks are laid down you can also go back and re-record the first part. Not the same as playing with a band but it does work.