Keep an open mind!
For many producers, programmed guitars are a dirty word, even though many of those same people use programmed bass (via plugins like Trillian) and programmed drums (via libraries like Drumshotz or Superior Drummer).
But in this video, we show how programmed guitar virtual instruments (in this case Solemn Tones Odin) can be a great addition to your workflow, especially during the pre-production or demo phase. Nick Pilotta shows how programmed MIDI guitars can help you by quickly changing the pitch or key of a part, the articulation (eg, open vs palm muted) using its velocity keyswitch feature, and how it can work with your existing Guitar Pro files.
To be clear, we aren’t saying that you SHOULD use programmed guitars– only that it’s a tool you should at least try. If it helps you, keep using it. Either way, you learned something!
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