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Old 17th June 2009 | Show parent
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Originally Posted by ButchVig ➡️
Hmmm..good question. I can't really thing of a piece of gear that helped open doors...
I guess an overall sound sensibility of things that I liked (drum sounds, guitar tones, vocal effects, etc) is what opened doors for me.
After further thought, I think the biggest thing that opened doors was the fact that I'm a pop geek! I love hooks and melodies, and in a lot of the early punk albums I recorded, I was able to sort through the mess and bring the hooks out, or if there were no hooks, help create them.