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Smart harmony setting for a specific song (Ax7 Nightmare)?


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Hello all! My band is considering doing the tune Nightmare by Avenged Sevenfold. I want to do the harmony parts (and there are several) justice. However, I set the smart harmony to what I thought would be right, Dm, a 3rd below, and it pretty much sounds like I'm simply not in tune.

 

I have to assume I am using it wrong. Any suggestions?

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I do not know the song, so I'll give u general ideas.

there r a couple ways 2 go about smarting harmonies. The "mix" on the smart harmony seems to be "even" around 35-50% for most of the applications when creating dual guitar sounds such as Eagles, Iron Maiden, etc. 

 

4 stereo sounds, place the smart harmony on path A or B, after amp/cab/mic, raise the mix around 50% and pan the mixer left/right.

 

the links show examples of how 2 set up smart harmonies.

 

Brian May

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CZQGFTCQ1LE

 

Jimmy Page

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T1t0FYTu5RM

 

check out this one :

http://line6.com/customtone/tone/217427/

 

and this one (includes attatched patcth):

http://line6.com/support/topic/4513-best-way-of-getting-a-dual-guitar-sound-ie-thin-lizzy/?do=findComment&comment=29562

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