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Recording electric guitar - Amps in a home studio - The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 76
"S**t, I forgot that!" Have you ever had that feeling when you came out of a test or an important interview? I bet you have, surely at least the "s**t" part... Well that's exactly what I thought a couple of days ago regarding the chapter dedicated to electric guitar... Fortunately, the publication rhythm of the series gives me the opportunity to s…
Over 150 free software tools to make music - The best freeware to make music
Making music with your computer when you don't have a penny is possible. And to prove our point here you have 150+ free software tools many of which don't have anything to envy their paid counterparts.
Recording electric guitar - DI Joe - The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 75
When you talk about electric guitar, it's inevitable to think about the instrument and an amp. To the point that when you mention "direct recording" to some guitar players, they cry "heresy!" and shun it as a sort of safety net for budding audio engineers. And yet, many legendary tracks include guitar parts recorded sending the guitar signal direc…
The community's favorite Ableton Live controllers - Top Ableton Live controllers
Many of you out there use the famous Ableton sequencer and at one time or another have surely considered getting a controller to gain some creativity, comfort and speed.
Recording electric guitar - Hardware - The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 74
In this new installment I will suggest some mics and DIs to record electric guitar. By no means is this list meant to be an exhaustive one. As usual, I will stick to the standard solutions which have proved their worth through the years, so the least experienced among you know how you can go safe.
Recording electric guitar - With or without effects? - … - The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 73
Granted, the techniques you saw last time are not exactly meant for beginners. That said, I think they allow you to get results that easily compensate for the headaches that thinking about the "routing" needed to carry them out entails. Today we'll look into a concrete use case.
Recording electric guitar - With or without effects? - … - The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 72
Second part dedicated to trying to solve the question of whether you should record an electric guitar with or without effects.
Recording electric guitar - With or without effects? - The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 71
Today we'll tackle a rather delicate topic: Should you record with or without effects?
Recording electric guitar - Direct recording - The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 70
Today we will discuss direct recording an electric guitar.
The best paid tape emulation plug-ins - Top paid magnetic tape machine emulators
Oh, the sound of tape! That "something" that so many people miss in digital recordings. Although there are plug-ins that do just that...