Victory Pill's Jim Davies on layering guitars

11th Jun 2008 | 13:15

Victory Pill's Jim Davies on layering guitars

Jim Davies shows you how to layer guitars without crowding your mixes.

Everyone knows that if you turn your back on a guitarist in the studio, he'll fill up your songs with 47 guitar parts that won't leave room for anything else on the track.

Layering guitars doesn't have to be a sludge-fest. With careful planning you can layer guitars so they compliment each other and, most importantly, the song.

In this video lesson, Victory Pill main man Jim Davies and live beats/synths man Pete Crossman show you how to layer guitar parts using different tones and pitch ranges to help the guitars sit together well.

If you want to see more Victory Pill videos then check out their other lessons on compression and building loops. For more information visit the official Victory Pill website.

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