The "Thump" when recording...it's everywhere but how to get rid of it?

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Re: The "Thump" when recording...it's everywhere but how to get rid of it?

Post by rpavich » Tue Apr 17, 2018 3:27 pm

Well that solved it!
I changed speakers and it went away. I guess whatever is wrong with that speaker set is what's been bugging me!

Thanks for helping. I'm glad now that I know my own recordings don't actually have that thump in them. :)
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Re: The "Thump" when recording...it's everywhere but how to get rid of it?

Post by AndreiKrylov » Tue Apr 17, 2018 3:52 pm

rpavich wrote:
Tue Apr 17, 2018 3:27 pm
Well that solved it!
I changed speakers and it went away. I guess whatever is wrong with that speaker set is what's been bugging me!

Thanks for helping. I'm glad now that I know my own recordings don't actually have that thump in them. :)
are you sure?
please show your recording - and then people will tell you if there is a TRUMP IN IT OR NOT!! :D

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Re: The "Thump" when recording...it's everywhere but how to get rid of it?

Post by rpavich » Tue Apr 17, 2018 3:58 pm

AndreiKrylov wrote:
Tue Apr 17, 2018 3:52 pm
rpavich wrote:
Tue Apr 17, 2018 3:27 pm
Well that solved it!
I changed speakers and it went away. I guess whatever is wrong with that speaker set is what's been bugging me!

Thanks for helping. I'm glad now that I know my own recordings don't actually have that thump in them. :)
are you sure?
please show your recording - and then people will tell you if there is a TRUMP IN IT OR NOT!! :D
I'm sure, I just played on the alternate speakers...no thump. So no thump on any of the posted recordings after changing speakers.
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Re: The "Thump" when recording...it's everywhere but how to get rid of it?

Post by AndreiKrylov » Tue Apr 17, 2018 4:03 pm

rpavich wrote:
Tue Apr 17, 2018 3:58 pm
AndreiKrylov wrote:
Tue Apr 17, 2018 3:52 pm
rpavich wrote:
Tue Apr 17, 2018 3:27 pm
Well that solved it!
I changed speakers and it went away. I guess whatever is wrong with that speaker set is what's been bugging me!

Thanks for helping. I'm glad now that I know my own recordings don't actually have that thump in them. :)
are you sure?
please show your recording - and then people will tell you if there is a TRUMP IN IT OR NOT!! :D
I'm sure, I just played on the alternate speakers...no thump. So no thump on any of the posted recordings after changing speakers.
well.. but .. I know for sure there is no THuump in their recordings .. but I am not sure about yours.. - please post it.. then everybody will be sure..

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Re: The "Thump" when recording...it's everywhere but how to get rid of it?

Post by rpavich » Tue Apr 17, 2018 4:05 pm

AndreiKrylov wrote:
Tue Apr 17, 2018 4:03 pm
rpavich wrote:
Tue Apr 17, 2018 3:58 pm
AndreiKrylov wrote:
Tue Apr 17, 2018 3:52 pm

are you sure?
please show your recording - and then people will tell you if there is a TRUMP IN IT OR NOT!! :D
I'm sure, I just played on the alternate speakers...no thump. So no thump on any of the posted recordings after changing speakers.
well.. but .. I know for sure there is no THuump in their recordings .. but I am not sure about yours.. - please post it.. then everybody will be sure..
Possibly when I sound better but not at the moment.. :)

Trust me...no thump but playing that is a bit painful to listen to.
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Re: The "Thump" when recording...it's everywhere but how to get rid of it?

Post by PeteJ » Thu Apr 19, 2018 11:14 am

I think I hear what you mean. I'd call it a slight 'honkiness'. If it's not just the sound of the guitar I'd guess it's the room. Maybe reflections from the floor/walls? I just bought a guitar partly for exactly this reason, that the basses are mellow and tuneful and not thumpy or hard. But for those videos if you hadn't mentioned it I wouldn't have noticed.

Do you happen to know where can I get hold of the dots for 'Wild Mountain Thyme'? Is this a particular arrangement?

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Re: The "Thump" when recording...it's everywhere but how to get rid of it?

Post by rpavich » Thu Apr 19, 2018 11:25 am

PeteJ wrote:
Thu Apr 19, 2018 11:14 am
I think I hear what you mean. I'd call it a slight 'honkiness'. If it's not just the sound of the guitar I'd guess it's the room. Maybe reflections from the floor/walls? I just bought a guitar partly for exactly this reason, that the basses are mellow and tuneful and not thumpy or hard. But for those videos if you hadn't mentioned it I wouldn't have noticed.

Do you happen to know where can I get hold of the dots for 'Wild Mountain Thyme'? Is this a particular arrangement?
Yes, it's Scott Tennants version; very hard to get, I looked everywhere. I ended up joining Scribd to get a copy. :( and then cancelling.
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Re: The "Thump" when recording...it's everywhere but how to get rid of it?

Post by cefyn » Thu Apr 19, 2018 5:30 pm

I got my copy (the Scot Tennant arrangement) from GSP - Guitar Solo San Francisco recently. I had it shipped to the UK and it wasn't too expensive.

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Re: The "Thump" when recording...it's everywhere but how to get rid of it?

Post by PeteJ » Fri Apr 20, 2018 7:50 am

Thanks for the info.

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Re: The "Thump" when recording...it's everywhere but how to get rid of it?

Post by Peter Frary » Mon Jun 11, 2018 9:40 am

I can't hear a thump on any of those recordings, at least not through my Sennheiser HD280 headphones. However, I've heard a low frequency thump on some amateur recordings where the mic was too close and recorded the sound of the finger percussing the string while plucking. You just have to back the mic off and stay away from the sound hole. I like the sound by the bridge or just below it.
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