Plucked String Instruments: Electric Guitar (Part 2)

While the sound of the acoustic guitar depends on the vibration of its body and the air surrounding it, the sound of the electric guitar depends largely on the signal transmitted from the pickups. A variety of effect devices or circuits can further change and process...
Tame Dynamics With a Transient Shaper

Tame Dynamics With a Transient Shaper

Transients are a short burst of energy at the beginning of a sound. In essence, every instrument produces them, but they are often associated with the snappy sound of drums and percussion. They have an important effect on your song’s overall groove and punch. They...

Plucked String Instruments: Resonator Guitar

A resonator guitar is an acoustic guitar that produces sound by transmitting string vibrations across the bridge to one or more spinning metal cones, or resonators. This creates a unique ear-tingling sound. From design, they play quieter than standard acoustic...