Guitars feature articles
- 03/18/18Getting started
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.
- 03/05/18Getting started
Recording electric guitar - Combining several mics - The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 67
In this installment we'll see in which cases it might be useful to record your guitar amp with several mics.
- 03/05/18Getting started
The community's favorite wah-wah pedal - Top wah-wah pedals for guitar
The quest for the perfect wah-wah pedal is not an easy one. The sound varies a lot from model to model and we don't all want to attack the same frequencies. Any reviews and advice is always very much welcome when discussing this legendary effect... which made us want to ask our readers their opinion. To help you out we chose 50 models among the ...
- 02/28/18Getting started
The community's favorite legendary acoustic guitar - Top legendary folk acoustic guitars
While electric guitars have seen a decrease in sales in recent years, the acoustic guitar market seems to be as healthy as ever.
- 02/26/18Getting started
Recording electric guitar - In practice - The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 66
This week we retake the recording of electric guitar with the installment you've all been waiting for: the recording itself!
- 02/12/18Getting started
Recording electric guitar - Prerequisites (Part 2) - The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 64
Second installment of the chapter dedicated to recording electric guitar. Today we'll discuss a small accessory that many guitar players are fond of to see how it impacts the sound and how you can make the best of it.
A synth in my guitar - Brief guide to guitar synths
The '80s revival that has taken hold of pop culture seems to not have an end. And, obviously, music hasn't escaped this phenomenon, to the benefit of one instrument: the synthesizer. A fact that makes most guitar players sad... But fortunately, there are solutions.
- 01/30/18Getting started
Recording electric guitar - Prerequisites (Part 1) - The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 63
This week we'll start a new construction site dedicated to recording electric guitar. This chapter will have a lot in common with that of the bass – some of you might even think that certain passages seem like I'm only repeating myself. But in my defense I must say that that's one of the basic pillars of learning: repeating what you learn until ...
Legends: The history of the great fuzz pedals - A rundown of the most mythical fuzz pedals
Fuzzzzz! This onomatopoeia used to describe the first distorted sounds of an amp is hardly a stranger to any guitar player. The fuzz is obviously a distortion effect, but it's a also a culture in its own right. It actually defines a whole category of rock by itself and symbolizes the desire for emancipation and renewal of an entire generation. A...
- 11/11/17Getting started
The community's favorite electric guitars - Top electric guitar models
The results of our survey on the sequencers most used by the AF community seems to have drawn quite some attention among you. So we've decided to share with you another one we ran on electric guitars: A couple of months ago we asked our French readers to pick their favorite guitar from a list of 40 classic and popular models currently available ...