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  • Making The Most Of Your Guitar Tone
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    Making The Most Of Your Guitar Tone

    12/09/09 in Spectral Processors

    IntroductionThis tutorial aims to give you guys an overview of some techniques about how to make the most of your guitar tone in the studio and during live shows as well as other effects.  Many players often overlook get...

  • Tips For Building Your Home Studio
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    Tips For Building Your Home Studio

    11/16/09 in Studio & Home Studio

    IntroductionThis tutorial aims to give beginners some tips on the best way to approach building a home studio.  We'll talk about the most important items in the home studio and how to be conscious of your budget.  Hopefu...

  • Tips For Using Equalization
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    Tips For Using Equalization

    10/18/09 in Spectral Processors

    IntroductionThis tutorial is a follow up to the other tutorial I wrote called "How To Use a Parametric Equalizer."  While that was the basics of the make up of a traditional EQ, this will go into a bit more detail about ...

  • How To Use A Parametric Equalizer
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    How To Use A Parametric Equalizer

    10/18/09 in Parametric EQs

    IntroductionThis tutorial will give you a starting point and some ideas about how to go about using a parametric EQ and what everything does and what it all means.  The best way to learn how to use it though is to simply...

  • Tips For Making Your Mixes Louder
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    Tips For Making Your Mixes Louder

    09/20/09 in Studio & Home Studio

    IntroductionIn this tutorial, we'll talk a little bit about some techniques on how to make your mixes reach their loudest possible potential.  While the 'loudness war' is one that cannot be one, it is always good to try ...

  • Microphone Types & Suggested Uses
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    Microphone Types & Suggested Uses

    09/07/09 in Microphones

    IntroductionIn this tutorial I aim to give some pointers and tips about what microphones will work best in certain situations.  Of course these are just guidelines and experimentation is the name of the game when it come...

  • Mixing Tips For Drums
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    Mixing Tips For Drums

    09/07/09 in Studio & Home Studio

    IntroductionIn this tutorial we'll talk a bit about some ideas on how to mix drums once you've recorded them.  While it definitely matters what type of music it is and what type of sound that you are going for, there are...

  • Tips for Using Reverb
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    Tips for Using Reverb

    09/07/09 in Reverbs

    IntroductionIn this tutorial, I will outline the basic types of reverbs and explain a little bit about where they came from and what they sound like.  While this should get you on the right path, the only way to get accu...

  • Tips & Ideas for Working With Dynamic Processors
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    Tips & Ideas for Working With Dynamic Processors

    09/07/09 in Teletronix LA-2A

    IntroductionThis tutorial will give you some helpful tips and hints about what compressors and other dynamic processors will do and what all of the parameters will do for you.  This is aimed at begineers as those who alr...

  • Tips & Techniques For Recording Piano & other Keyboards
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    Tips & Techniques For Recording Piano & other Keyboards

    08/10/09 in Studio & Home Studio

    IntroductionIn this tutorial I'll give you a run down of the techniques I tend to use when recording a variety of keyboards including Piano, Organ, Electric Pianos, and Synthesizers.  While these are the way that I like ...