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What db boost do you have for solos?

Discussion in 'Axe-Fx II Discussion' started by Tremonti, Sep 14, 2018.

  1. #1 Tremonti, Sep 14, 2018
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    3db, 5db? Curious what you all think lifts it above the rest without being too upfront but definitely louder and can be heard well? Thanks!
     
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    Just 2db for me. Interested to hear what works for others
     
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    Either 3db or 4db. 3db is usually for a small lick between vocal lines, that sort of thing. 4db if it's a full on solo. We're a 3 piece band that mixes ourselves from stage.
     
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    I usually kick in a drive, boost, etc so it's not as straightforward as just upping the volume by some db amount. But probably 2 - 4 depending on the song, what patch I'm using, etc.
     
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    I don’t push the volume, I just add more mids. Normally I do that by just selecting the MID ir in the ownhammer pack.
     
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    3, 3.5, or 4. Depends on the preset.
     
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    6.5db
     
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    usually 4 to 5.
    Our keyboardist has the habit of playing louder during my solos than he does in the rest of the song.
    I can't make him stop :)
     
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    Around 4 if it's a simple post amp clean boost. If there is some EQ applied (mid boost, Low and high cuts, etc..?), then a little less, depending on the EQ and the preset.
     
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    Trying to help push your solo...?
     
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    I use 2 filter boosts at the end of the chain. One at 2.5 and then another 1.5 if the drummer is feeling a little too happy.
     
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    I have a volume pedal in my signal chain after the amp. I "mix" myself in all the time.
     
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    used to use 3-4 playing in a 4 piece, had to bump it to like 6 for church at stuff due to the mixes being much dense/bands being so much larger
     
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    I like 4, sound guy likes 3. So 4.
     
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    3db for overdriven sounds has worked for many years and still happy with it , so is the soundguy......for cleans I also add a little drive : Fet Boost with gain 5 and level 6.5...to level it with my gain sounds....
     
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    3.5 to 4.
     
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    2 to 4 depending on the sound guy and other band members that particular day.

    Sometimes 4 is barely enough due to the band getting louder also. My solos seem to come at the peak of the song, so everyone is full-on.
     
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    4db is perfect for me.
     
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    3 1/3 i find that gives me infinite resolution.
     

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