A/B Stereo Recording Technique

The A/B stereo recording technique is also known as “Spaced Pair”. It involves two microphones positioned anywhere from 3 to 10 feet apart, meant to capture the same sound source. The distance between them will create time-of-arrival (phase) and level...

Modeling Amplifiers for Guitar

Modeling amplifiers look like conventional guitar amplifiers but are primarily designed to emulate the sound of well-known modern and vintage amplification gear. They come in diverse speaker configurations and are able to provide a variety of sound at any...

Acoustic Guitar Amplifiers

Acoustic guitar amplifiers are made for acoustic guitars and similar instruments and have been widely used in genres such as blues, folk, and bluegrass. In a way, they’re similar to keyboard amplifiers, in that they have a rather flat frequency response with...
Color Your Instruments with Lo-Fi Sound

Color Your Instruments with Lo-Fi Sound

  People tend to be nostalgic about the old days when the music was recorded and played over tape mediums like cassettes and reel-to-reel tape machines. There are some genuinely unique characteristics brought by this kind of devices and mediums. The sound of...

Solid-State Guitar Amplifier

Solid-state circuits found in guitar amplifiers are often based on a transistor or semiconductor. These amplifiers are in most cases cheaper to produce and more reliable than tube-based versions. They are much lighter and less fragile than them as well. Solid-state...