Heavy Guitar Sound Basics - How To Get A Metal Guitar Sound
Due to its violent nature, heavy metal needs a particularly polished guitar sound or it might become unintelligible. Here are several tips to achieve a heavy and accurate sound at the same time.
You Can Get Great Sounds When You Go Direct - Strategies for DI Guitar Recording
If you polled a group of engineers and producers, asking them what’s the best way to record electric guitar, probably 99% of them would say by miking an amp — preferably a tube amp that’s turned up really loud.
Basic Instructions For Getting a Sound of Destruction - How to Get a Punk Guitar Sound
Ah, punk! Some say it's enough to pick a guitar, an amp, a jack, and a strap (the longer the better), crank it all up and it should sound like it's meant to.
How To Get a Crunch Sound - The Basics To Making Your Electric Guitar Sound Crunchy
After having found your clean sound, let's now look at how to color your sound with a bit of distortion.
How To Set A Guitar Amp To Get A Clean Sound - How To Get A Clean Sound With A Guitar Amp
We have already seen how to set correctly the knobs of your instrument. But we still have to shape the signal before it comes out of the loudspeaker.
How To Adjust Guitar Knobs Correctly - What Are The Knobs On A Guitar For?
Sure, you can grab your guitar, crank up all the knobs and play. But if all those controls are there, they must serve a purpose!
TC Electronic Hall of Fame Mini Review - Mini Mini Mini...
"...must be funny...in a midget's woooorld". It's probably what ABBA would've sung if they had started their career in 2013. Indeed, this year has seen the appearance of a good number of bonsai-sized and more-or-less useful pedals.
Line 6 POD HD500X Review - Are you POD-to-date?
The final exam of the music course I took at the Audiofanzine academy, read as follows: "With a theorem-article of at least 10,000 characters, resolve the equation LINE 6 POD HD500X where X = (new footswitches + powerful DSP)".
How To Adapt To A Specific Vocal Range - Transpose A Guitar According To The Vocal Range
A guitarist must frequently adapt to the voice of the singer and specially to his or her own vocal range. How should this be done?
Choosing the Right Electric Guitar String Set - Which electric guitar string set should you buy?
For many years, when we were forced to leave our comfortable home to buy strings, we trusted our favorite salesman to recommend us an adequate set. Thanks to the Internet, there is no need to waste such energy now... But it is easy to get lost with all the options available. Here are some tips to avoid choosing strings based solely on the packagin…