What is Reamping? - Reamping: How Does It Work?
If you're a guitar player and have started to think about recording your instrument, you may have heard about reamping. But what is that exactly?
How to Record an Electric Guitar - Recording Your Electric Guitar
You have an electric guitar, you have learned how to play it, you have written a wonderful song, and now you just have to record it. But how?
How to record an acoustic guitar - Mic placement for acoustic guitar recording
Without pretending to publish the definitive guide to guitar recording, here are a few tips on how to record an acoustic guitar with an electrostatic microphone.
Amplifiers: what are classes A/B/AB/D - Explanation of class A, class B, class AB and class D amps
The basic function of an amplifier is to increase a low intensity signal capture. It can be a direct source such as a microphone, a musical instrument, or a signal corrected by an intermediary preamplifier (which processes the signal source through equalizers, filters, etc.)...
TC Electronic Ditto Pro Review - Did You Say Ditto.... Ditto..... Ditto ?
For a while now, TC Electronic has been delving into its first love by bringing us new guitar pedals at a frenetic pace. Along the lines of the Toneprint series, comes a small (very small) loop effect. The keywords here are: simplicity and effectiveness.
Orange OR15 Review - With a Strong Fruit Flavor
Every day that goes by it is more obvious that the famous Orange Tiny Terror turned the guitar amplification market upside down. It started a trend (a very positive one, if you ask me) for affordable, high-quality and low-power amps. In spite of the huge number of products in this segment, Orange is still the leading player when it comes to low-po…
How to avoid ground loops - Banish Ground Loop Hum
There are a few different reasons why a musician might wish to use multiple amplifiers as part of their rig.
Gain without pain: giving the guitar cabinets their own… - Isolating your speaker cabinets for the best guitar sound
For recording guitarists, one benefit of a head-and-stack configuration over a combo is that you can separate the amplifier from the speaker cabinet and run a long cable between the two.
Orange Jim Root Terror #4 Review - Orange and Black
It might seem incredible but, up to this day, Orange had never offered a signature amp. But now the Jim Root #4 has changed things for good! So it's time for us to put the focus on this small black animal.
Wampler The Paisley Drive Review - This Is Country Music
The market of guitar stompboxes is quite saturated — competition is hard, manufacturers fight against each other with new controls and serial numbers. While I was reviewing a Blues 3000, I got the features of my next mission: handcrafted, overdrive, versatility. When I saw these three words together, I jumped into my mustang and headed out west.