Getting Started feature articles
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?
Voicings and cadences - Second-to-last installment - Harmony Basics - Part 41
With this article we close the chapter on voicings within the framework of cadences by seeing how you can add tones to the cadence chords in the previous articles.
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...
Voicings and cadences - Follow-up - Harmony Basics - Part 40
In the previous article we discussed some examples for three types of cadences: seventh chord progressions based on the circle of fifths, the perfect cadence and the plagal cadence. And we also looked at examples of voice movements within these different cadences.
Recording electric guitar - Double-tracking - The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 69
This week I will show you a technique that is pretty widespread when it comes to recording electric guitar (but not only), namely: double-tracking!
Voicings and cadences - Harmony Basics - Part 39
Today we'll go once again over what we saw in articles 34 and 36 regarding voice-leading according to cadence, exploring in detail voice movements in relation to the most common cadences.
Recording electric guitar - Pseudo-stereo - The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 68
Today I will show you a nifty trick derived from the previous installment which will allow you to get an quasi-stereo electric guitar sound with two mono takes.
Parallel voices - Harmony Basics - Part 38
The previous article allowed you to get to know chords better, discussing open and drop chords. This week we'll take a look at a case where voices evolve in parallel, with a special focus on octaves and fifths. I know, I know: parallel octaves and fifths are forbidden, right? Indeed, when you want to stick to classic harmony, it is...