CHAPTER 4 Distortion
The most tempting effect: overdrive it, without overdoing it.
MIX SMART QUICK START: Distortion
- Avoid unwanted and accidental distortion.
- Fit tracks together by strategically allocating the spectrum associated with harmonic distortion.
- Feature key tracks in need of attention through the addition of a well-chosen flavor of distortion.
- Become distortion-literate by learning the unique sound qualities of each: tubes, transistors, transformers, converters, transducers, analog magnetic tape, each and every stomp box, guitar amps and their software simulators — all offer their own unique distortion qualities.
There is something innately appealing about distortion. That extra crackle and purr that occurs ...