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Mix VOCAL into GUITAR , Then remove all guitar ?

Permanent link to this post Posted by pennyroyaltea94 » Fri Oct 06, 2017 4:50 pm

Can I ?

If I take a guitar , drop the vocals in the spots where they need to be , Can I REMOVE the guitar and the vocal spots can stay in the areas of where I placed them ?

Basically use a guitar track a GUIDE LINE for VOCAL Placements , and then when done with that REMOVE Guitar ?
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Re: Mix VOCAL into GUITAR , Then remove all guitar ?

Permanent link to this post Posted by steve » Fri Oct 06, 2017 5:47 pm

Provided that you keep the guitar and vocals on separate tracks, you can.
If you "mix" them onto the same track, then probably not.
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Re: Mix VOCAL into GUITAR , Then remove all guitar ?

Permanent link to this post Posted by pennyroyaltea94 » Fri Oct 06, 2017 5:59 pm

AH Darn , Okay that just means I'll back the volume down low enough for the GUITAR TRACK that's mean't to be a GUIDELINE !
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Re: Mix VOCAL into GUITAR , Then remove all guitar ?

Permanent link to this post Posted by steve » Fri Oct 06, 2017 6:25 pm

pennyroyaltea94 wrote:Okay that just means I'll back the volume down low enough for the GUITAR TRACK that's mean't to be a GUIDELINE !

Why not just record the vocal onto a different track to the guitar?
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Re: Mix VOCAL into GUITAR , Then remove all guitar ?

Permanent link to this post Posted by K0C » Fri Oct 06, 2017 7:44 pm

Simplest way I'd use is --

Make-up the guitar track and save (or export -- your choice) a copy (give it a simple name e.g. 'guitarsoloCopy' )
Do your guitar + vocal tracks, and then -
Import previously saved guitar copy track.
Highligh the copy guitar track,
On effects menu scroll to 'invert' and apply.
Now mix the inverted copy guitar track with the vocal+guitar track.
Guitar now vanishes!

Points to note --

This will only work if the timing and levels of the guitar tracks ('copy' and 'guitar + vocal') stay identical -- so no effects when putting the vocals on the guitar track.
This can be done in mono or stereo -- your choice.
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Re: Mix VOCAL into GUITAR , Then remove all guitar ?

Permanent link to this post Posted by steve » Fri Oct 06, 2017 7:52 pm

K0C wrote:Simplest way I'd use is --

Much simpler way:

1) Record the guitar (guide track)
2) Record the vocal track (Ensure that "Transport > Overdub" is enabled so that you can hear the guide track)
3) Delete the guitar track.
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Re: Mix VOCAL into GUITAR , Then remove all guitar ?

Permanent link to this post Posted by K0C » Sat Oct 07, 2017 7:44 am

True!

Simpler by far.
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