How to reverse tracks (Jimi Hendrix like)???

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Wouter91
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How to reverse tracks (Jimi Hendrix like)???

Post by Wouter91 » Tue Oct 13, 2009 12:47 pm

Hello people

I've recorded some instrumental songs with Ableton but i would like to get some reversed solo guitar in them. Is that possible with Ableton 7.0.10, if yes: How do you do that? If not: What alternatives are there?

Thanks!

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Re: How to reverse tracks (Jimi Hendrix like)???

Post by hybridjosto » Tue Oct 13, 2009 12:58 pm

you can record your guitar as normal then it's as easy as clicking the reverse button in clip view, add a small amount of delay and you'll be there.
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Re: How to reverse tracks (Jimi Hendrix like)???

Post by schnerg » Tue Oct 13, 2009 1:03 pm

also fun to record in one track, duplicate and reverse the clip and paste into another track, and then cut that reversed one up and overlap them, maybe use different fx on each track etc, mess around with the warp markers etc.

but i think hendrix got that sound because he was ambidextrous and he just switched hands when recording the ones that sound backwards.

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Re: How to reverse tracks (Jimi Hendrix like)???

Post by Wouter91 » Tue Oct 13, 2009 1:10 pm

Hey!

Thanks for replying so quickly!

I'm very glad to hear that it's not so hard after all, my only problem is I can't actually find the "reverse" button. Where can I find it?
Sorry but I'm quite new with Ableton.

Thanks!

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Re: How to reverse tracks (Jimi Hendrix like)???

Post by Wouter91 » Tue Oct 13, 2009 1:20 pm

Hey!!

I found it!

Thanks for replying!

xx

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Re: How to reverse tracks (Jimi Hendrix like)???

Post by hybridjosto » Tue Oct 13, 2009 11:24 pm

double click on any audio clip and it will be at the bottom left of your screen, next to Edit and Save, it is labelled Rev.
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Re: How to reverse tracks (Jimi Hendrix like)???

Post by Guff Tong » Wed Oct 14, 2009 9:16 am

Put say, 4 microdots (or purple ohm's if your prefer) under your bandana when you play live....

You will then have control over all possible dimensions...

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Re: How to reverse tracks (Jimi Hendrix like)???

Post by breaktwister » Wed Oct 14, 2009 2:31 pm

Guff Tong wrote:Put say, 4 microdots (or purple ohm's if your prefer) under your bandana when you play live....

You will then have control over all possible dimensions...
:lol:

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Re: How to reverse tracks (Jimi Hendrix like)???

Post by robfoster » Thu Oct 15, 2009 3:20 pm

I heard that the way to do this is to reverse the whole of your track and record your guitar solo to the reversed track, then when you reverse your guitar track and play it over your normal unreversed track the solo will "fit"
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Re: How to reverse tracks (Jimi Hendrix like)???

Post by bedroomDJ » Sun Oct 18, 2009 10:25 pm

Guff Tong wrote:Put say, 4 microdots (or purple ohm's if your prefer) under your bandana when you play live....

You will then have control over all possible dimensions...
i want microdots

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Re: How to reverse tracks (Jimi Hendrix like)???

Post by Guff Tong » Tue Oct 20, 2009 8:26 pm

In a wave of paranoia I craftily hid strip of twenty brown microdots in my sock whilst getting into glastonbury festy 1989 some 20 years ago. (The first year the police were on site)

Luckily I've since visited the glasto website to see what '89 was like and have also had the fortune of seeing the odd video clip :D

I was however suprised at the absence of the crystaline dragons ridden by three headed mermaids playing les pauls made from marshmallow that spewed from the main stage.....

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Re: How to reverse tracks (Jimi Hendrix like)???

Post by Jekblad » Wed Oct 21, 2009 4:21 am

robfoster wrote:I heard that the way to do this is to reverse the whole of your track and record your guitar solo to the reversed track, then when you reverse your guitar track and play it over your normal unreversed track the solo will "fit"
nice! i should try that.
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Re: How to reverse tracks (Jimi Hendrix like)???

Post by hybridjosto » Wed Oct 21, 2009 6:18 am

or... just find a reverse delay like on the line6 dl4 for instance. :mrgreen:
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