Guitar Amplifiers & Cabinets

Guitar Amplifier 101 A guitar amplifier is a device that amplifies the signal. In other words, it strengthens the audio signal that comes from a source such as electric, acoustic or bass guitar. Altered signal is then expressed through a loudspeaker which is typically...

Fuzz Distortion

What is Fuzz distortion?   Fuzz distortion is a type of audio effect usually associated with altering the tone of electric guitars. Nevertheless, it can be applicable to almost any other type of instrument or audio signal. Unlike common distortion pedals which...
5 Essential Tips for Mixing Guitars

5 Essential Tips for Mixing Guitars

Many guitarists spend hours tuning and tweaking their instruments, amps, and effects, striving for the ideal sound. Searching for that perfect tone is one of the things that make it so exciting to play the guitar. Unfortunately, when we get to the recording and mixing...
Huge Guitar Sound Using a Doubling Effect

Huge Guitar Sound Using a Doubling Effect

Double-tracking, or just doubling, is a technique in which a second identical take of a performance is recorded on top of the first. The purpose is usually to produce a stronger or bigger sound than can be obtained with a single take. It’s a form of overdubbing....
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...