Getting to know your gear - The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 62
Following the previous article, I think it's appropriate to discuss a crucial topic when you want to take recording seriously: the knowledge of the tools at your disposal. That's why today I will sho…
Top brands of power supply units for pedals - The best brands of power supplies for pedals
Everybody knows guitar players love to collect pedals. Pedals are nice and good, yes, but they aren't much worth if you don't feed them some power. Regardless of whether you settle for a small setup …
Voicings and added-tone chords - Harmony Basics - Part 33
In the present article we'll discuss added-tone chords in more detail, but first let me finish the previous installment.
Talking mics - The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 61
A series like this wouldn't be complete if it didn't have an article dedicated exclusively to the recording tool by excellence: the microphone. For a change, I'll start today with some theory and the…
Open position chords - Harmony Basics – Part 32
In the previous article you saw how to create an interesting harmonization and, at the same time, develop clear bass and harmonic lines by simply inverting chords. But it isn't enough just to invert …
Doing away with the complexes - The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 60
This week I will digress a bit to reflect upon recorded music and demystify it all a bit...
Talking technique with Tony Maserati - Mixing in the Fast Lane
Grammy-winning engineer and producer Tony Maserati has worked with countless high-profile artists including Beyoncé, Lady Gaga, Alicia Keys, John Legend, Jay-Z, and Jennifer Lopez, to name just a few.
The best USB audio interfaces with two mic inputs under… - The top USB audio interfaces with two mic inputs for less than $300
We know you love your first tiny one-preamp audio interface as much as you do your girlfriend, but you have to admit that it probably has become a bit limited, especially since you started playing wi…
The community's favorite drum brands - The top brands for acoustic drums
Even drummers have the right to be polled! That's right, instead of picking on drummers, this time we decided to let them pick their favorite drum brands! The idea was to try to find out which is the…
My first voice leading - Harmony Basics - Part 31
In the previous article I introduced you to the concept of voice leading and voicings. Today we'll explore them in detail.