Guitars feature articles
- 05/19/18Getting started
The community's favorite modeling combos - The top entry-level modeling combos for guitar
Whether you're just starting out with the guitar or you're simply looking for an affordable and practical tool, modeling combos are an attractive alternative to amplify your instrument. All major brands have their own models and the offer is huge, so it's not easy to choose one! That's why we asked our French community to vote for their favorite...
- 05/16/18Getting started
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...
- 04/29/18Getting started
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 dir...
- 04/23/18Getting started
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.
- 04/20/18Getting started
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.
- 04/15/18Getting started
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.
- 04/03/18Getting started
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?
- 03/29/18Getting started
Recording electric guitar - Direct recording - The ultimate guide to audio recording - Part 70
Today we will discuss direct recording an electric guitar.
- 03/25/18Getting started
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!
- 03/23/18Getting started
The community's favorite hardware speaker emulators - Top hardware speaker simulators
Speaker emulators seem to be highly in demand right now, mainly as a solution to record yourself and play live, benefiting from the sound of a tube amp. There are obviously lots of software tools to do that, but hardware solutions are becoming more and more popular.