My Modeling Amp Sounds Like DirtAn amp modeler is not the equivalent of a room full of tube amplifiers and effects products. Does this scenario sound familiar? You just purchased ...
Guitar 101: Transforming Your Sound with Piezo Acoustic Pickup-Equipped Electric GuitarsThe following is an excerpt from Modern Guitar Rigs: The Tone Fanatic's Guide to Integrating Amps & Effects, second edition, by Scott Kahn, published by ...
Guitar 201: Adjusting the Truss RodThe following is an excerpt from How to Make Your Electric Guitar Play Great, second edition, by Dan Erlewine, published by Backbeat Books/Hal Leonard Performing ...
Getting an Endorsement DealIs a formal relationship with your gear maker right for you? Endorsements are a marketing tool that manufacturers use to help them sell more products. Your ...
Racks 101: The Rack is Back!Renewed Interest in Rack Gear Means Numerous Options for the Modern Guitar Player Many things in the music industry are cyclical, as evidenced by the ...
Amps 101: Knowing Your Head From Your ComboWith all the talk about amps, preamps, heads, stacks, tubes, and so on, a few readers have written to us with questions about the basics. ...
Pickups 201: Pickup ReplacementIf you play mid-level guitars, one area where some manufacturers try to save money is in the quality of the pickups they install. Fortunately, replacing ...
Pickups 101: A Primer on Passive Electric Guitar PickupsPerhaps one of the most misunderstood components of the electric guitar is its pickups. Ironically, pickups are one of the most untapped resources for custom ...
Racks 201: MIDI Foot ControllersFor many serious guitar players, stomp boxes running into the front end of an amplifier do not provide the audio quality or effects-programming flexibility that ...
Studio Miking for Electric Guitar: A Comprehensive Study in Capturing the Magic – Part ...Hi all, and welcome to the first installment of a multi-part series on miking for electric guitars. Throughout this series, we’ll take a look at ...
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