Monthly Archives: November 2011

Advanced Palm Muting for Metal

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Palm muting is really essential to most metal genres, and fast alt.picked palm muting even more so. I’ve really put time into my alt picking – practicing slowly with a metronome at first – really aiming at getting a consistent sound between upstrokes and downstrokes, and getting a good chug out of each note. It’s […]

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Epic Review of Loutallica’s Lulu

When I read a harsh review my usual reflection is that criticism is so easy and a sort of safe play for critics. In the case of Swedish newspaper Metro’s review of the Metallica/Lou Reed collaboration Lulu however, not only do I feel is the harshness warranted but the review itself is a masterpiece. Translated […]

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Reaper Track Freeze

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The newest version of Reaper (4.10) has an amazing new feature, found in some other DAWs – track freeze. Freezing a track means rendering it to a static sound file, the point of which is to save a lot of precious CPU cycles. I’ve done this manually before, mostly to be able to work on […]

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