Last modification: 01/19/08 19:26

Production Notes - "Solari"

I moderate the Ibanez S Series Worldwide group on Facebook where the talented Argentinian guitarist Mathias Villaga posted a video of himself playing the picking
exercise featured on this track. Whether he was playing along to a click or a backing I don't know, but I couldn't stop thinking about his sweet part and what it might
sound like with something behind it. Not sure what direction Mathias has in mind for this one, but I fleshed things out in a basic fashion and this is the arrangement I
came up with.

You can find more about Matthias and his music as well at the links below. He also generously contributed tabs and midi for this guitar part, which was a big help.
It's a real finger-twister! (also,

Mathias Villagra used:

Instruments, Amps, Pedals: Mathias's blue Ibanez HSS Saber (that's all I know!)

Meanwhile, CapnZilog used:

Softsynths: Cakewalk Rapture / TTS-1, Native Instruments Modo Bass, Waves eMo Generator, XLN Audio Addictive Drums 2
Additional Effects: Cakewalk Channel Tools, db audioware Sidechain Compressor, iZotope Ozone 5 & 8 Advanced
Rob Chiarelli Parallel Drums, Slate Digital CS Lift / FG-S / VCC / VTM / VMR, SoundToys EchoBoy Jr., Waves RBass
Audio Editing: SONAR Producer Platinum 2017.10 (R.I.P.), MAGIX Sound Forge Pro 11.0.345
Mastering: BBE Optimized Sonic Maximizer 4.0,  iZotope Ozone 8 Advanced / Insight,  Slate Digital VBC / VCC,  Waves L316 Multimaximizer
Encoding: Sonnox Pro-Codec Manager 3.01.0
Monitoring: Mackie HR824 active nearfields, Sennheiser HD600 headphones, Logitech LS11 2.0 PC speakers, Roland STUDIO-CAPTURE





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