The Initial Idea (4:27)
Dressing It Up (4:35)
Second Verse Idea (4:00)
Bridge Idea (4:32)
Guide Vocal & Lyrics (4:14)
Vocal Harmony Ideas (4:21)
Adding Wah Guitar & Other Tweaks (6:51)
Varying the Picking Patterns (7:39)
The Rhythm Guitar Track (5:46)
Power Chords (5:25)
Lead Guitar (5:40)
Arrangement Tweaks (5:07)
Adding Live Drums (1:29)
Mix Overview - The Guitars (7:53)
Mix Overview - Other Elements (6:51)
Final Play Through (5:59)
Eli Krantzberg shows you how to use the awesome sounding RealGuitar and RealStrat from MusicLab to flesh out a whole song from top to bottom. Anyone who writes songs can benefit from this series as well!
Eli begins by welcoming you and goes over what the series will cover. He then jumps right in and uses RealGuitar and RealStrat to lay down the basic parts of the song.
He then incorporates vocals and harmonies for further song development, and then works on the guitars some more to fine tune them. The arrangement is then honed more, and Eli gets behind the drum kit and adds some groove to the track.
The Mix Hat now comes out and Eli shows you how to further enhance the great sounds from RealGuitar and RealStrat, as well as tweak the other elements of the mix and more.
See the individual tutorial descriptions below for more info. If you’re a songwriter or use MusicLab’s products this series is a must see. Watch “Songwriting with RealGuitar” today!
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Submitted 9 months ago
Mixed Bag - Interesting to see the workflow, end result not 100% convincing
The presenter openly admits in the beginning that he is not a guitar player - and the final product shows that, as it still sounds like he's using an automated guitar VSTi with some random variations. Which is precisely what he is doing. The best thing he could have done would have been to use Real Guitar to pre-produce the song and then quickly record a guitarist playing the guitar tracks. It would have brought the result to a completely different level. That said, the overall tutorial is interesting to follow, concise, precise, well edited, perfectly narrated, nicely edited. I would have welcomed some of the left-out experimental parts where the actual songwriting took place, but I have done enough of that to be able to imagine what happened :) This tutorial nicely shows that tools like Real Guitar can be a big help in laying out some fundamentals and if you are not a guitar player (or guitar LOVER for that matter), its mechanic sequencer feel in pattern mode and the lack of really soft, carefully picked/finger played/strummed strings may not limit you as much as it does block me. Getting a "production ready sound" out of this VSTi seems still way much more work than hiring a guitar player for the final thing though.
Submitted 2 years ago
Completely new insight on using Real Guitars. Hoping for a new set of tutorials to take this forward soon.
I am a: Producer
Submitted 2 years ago
Finaly Groove3 done it - RealGuitar is a must !!!! it´s very easy and very good explained - Bravo !!!!
I am a: Hobbyist
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