So in all my years of playing, I learned how to play very tight and clean. I rode Petrucci's wang on Images and Words and basically started with a proggy background that was about precision.
In the last few years I'v been listening to alot more music that is more about the raw atmosphere that a single take can have and not about hitting everything straight on the nose.
Much of the progressive black metal stuff has that sort of vibe with weird bends that arnt necessarily repeatable because they were based on feel and not on beat.
In essence, I have been working on dirtying up my playing to get that specific atmospheric and textured type sound.
So basically my question is, when your playing something that has unique parts to the individual takes that arnt really reapeatable or almost impossible to repeat, how do you double track that? I assume you dont. Do these bands just go with one take and beef it up in post? Double tracking clean and more on the beat/repeatable stuff was never an issue for me, but I'm not sure what the best course of action is fpr this sort of thing.
To give you an idea of what I'm talking about musically, this is an example.
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