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Auto tune for out of tune bass in recording...

Post by drumandstage » Sat May 12, 2018 7:57 pm

In the Bee Gees song Stayin' Alive, the bass guitar is flat. Not too noticeable in and of itself, but when you are playing a properly tuned bass to it, it makes is hard to be certain you are playing correctly.

Is it possible to auto-tune the bass (even if it makes the rest of the parts in the song sharp)?
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Re: Auto tune for out of tune bass in recording...

Post by Acoustica Greg » Mon May 14, 2018 4:44 pm

Hi,

Do you have the bass on a separate track?

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Re: Auto tune for out of tune bass in recording...

Post by drumandstage » Tue May 15, 2018 7:32 pm

No. I am actually referring to the original Bee Gees recording. The bass is actually out of tune on it, and causing me problems playing along.
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Re: Auto tune for out of tune bass in recording...

Post by Glaw » Tue May 15, 2018 9:55 pm

Put the original track on Mixcraft, double click it and look for the Pitch Adjustment buttons.

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Re: Auto tune for out of tune bass in recording...

Post by Ian Craig » Wed May 16, 2018 1:12 am

drumandstage wrote:In the Bee Gees song Stayin' Alive, the bass guitar is flat. Not too noticeable in and of itself, but when you are playing a properly tuned bass to it, it makes is hard to be certain you are playing correctly.

Is it possible to auto-tune the bass (even if it makes the rest of the parts in the song sharp)?


I've separated the frequencies for you (though it's not a precise separation). Download, retune, mix to taste

Bass Part
https://www.dropbox.com/s/pzty30adosbgr ... 9.mp3?dl=0
Non-Bass Parts
https://www.dropbox.com/s/q8xjlj06q75u9 ... 9.mp3?dl=0
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Re: Auto tune for out of tune bass in recording...

Post by Ianpb » Wed May 16, 2018 10:21 am

The whole thing was likely sped up a little in order to sharpen the sound, which was a fairly common practice before digital recording. It may be easier to take the whole Bee Gees track down a little until it matches the pitch of your well-tuned bass guitar.

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Re: Auto tune for out of tune bass in recording...

Post by drumandstage » Wed May 16, 2018 11:34 pm

Ian Craig wrote:
drumandstage wrote:In the Bee Gees song Stayin' Alive, the bass guitar is flat. Not too noticeable in and of itself, but when you are playing a properly tuned bass to it, it makes is hard to be certain you are playing correctly.

Is it possible to auto-tune the bass (even if it makes the rest of the parts in the song sharp)?


I've separated the frequencies for you (though it's not a precise separation). Download, retune, mix to taste

Bass Part
https://www.dropbox.com/s/pzty30adosbgr ... 9.mp3?dl=0
Non-Bass Parts
https://www.dropbox.com/s/q8xjlj06q75u9 ... 9.mp3?dl=0
Thanks!
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