Guitars feature articles
Multi-Channel Micing for Live Sound - Capturing Guitar Amps in the Wild
There are almost as many ways to capture guitar amplifier sound with a microphone as there are for a piano. And as with piano (and kick and snare drum, for that matter) single-mic approaches can’t always provide the best solution for guitar amps - we must also explore multiple-mic approaches.
How to Compress a Guitar or Bass - Dynamics Processing Meets Rock Guitar
Dynamics processing with studio-oriented processors? Been there, done that. But have you re-visited it lately in a guitar context? Dynamics control for vocals or program material is very different compared to guitar. Much of this is because there are many ways to use dynamics processing for guitar (or bass). So, let's take a look at the different …
The Next Big Thing in Guitar Distortion - A Guitarist's Guide to Multiband Distortion
If you're a guitarist and you're not into multiband distortion...well, you should be. Just as multiband compression delivers a smoother, more transparent form of dynamics control, multiband distortion delivers a "dirty" sound like no other.
27 Acoustic Guitars Tried and Tested - How Does it Sound? Acoustic Guitars
Whenever you choose a guitar you might first fall in love with appearances, but also, and above all, you cherish its sound character. Six-string fans sometimes don't have the opportunity to listen to many instruments under good conditions. AudioFanzine is well aware of that and decided to record 27 guitars using first-class gear...
Step-by-Step Guide by BridgeTypes - Changing Strings on Electric Guitars
Everybody knows how to change strings on an electric guitar. Elementary, no? Still it's an entirely different task when it comes to changing strings properly on different types of bridges.
Recording Electric Guitar - In the Studio with Michael Wagener Pt.3 - Electric Guitar
After having detailed how he records drums, Michael Wagener tackled guitars in this episode.
Choosing an electric guitar - Choosing an electric guitar
Even though the look of a guitar is a big factor in one’s desire to play this instrument, there are other things to consider when choosing a guitar. Here are some things to keep in mind when looking for the right guitar.