Grammy-nominated Producer/mixer/engineer/composer Rich Tozzoli has worked with such artists as Al DiMeola, Ace Frehley and more. Also specializing in 5.1 Surround Sound production, he has mixed DVDâ€™s and/or HD Television broadcasts for the likes of David Bowie, Hall & Oates and Blue Oyster Cult. Also a lifelong guitarist, his music can be heard on Discovery Channel, History Channel, HBO, Fox, NBC and more.
Recently, I was able to test a Line 6 James Tyler Variax JTV-89F guitar with my trusty Helix guitar processor. Let's look into how this package works together.
Using synth on guitars? Yes indeed - it can be done, and more than that it can provide great results! Find out how in this workshop using the bx-subsynth Subharmonic Synth.
Sometimes a special kind of reverb is called for to get just the character you want. Rich Tozzoli springs into action with a guide to five of the best, well, springs!
Reverb is a staple of music production, but how much do you really know about the different types? This handy guide will help you sort your chambers from your plates...
Playing with stereo effects can really help to add depth and space to your tracks. Here's an example of applying the technique to a guitar part.
Universal Audio's original Apollo and the Apollo 8p are both fine pieces of equipment, but which one had the edge when they went head to head?
Virtual guitar amp emulations are becoming better and better. Does that mean the hardware amp days are numbered? Rich Tozzoli weighs in on the pros and cons of recording with vintage guitar amps.
Audio Ease's Indoor is a convolution reverb designed to take understated or over-done studio recordings and make them sound more real than you'll believe possible. Rich Tozzoli gives it a spin.
In the final segment of this two-part mini series Rich Tozzoli explores how guitar players can approach recording bass parts when your bass player is AWOL or you need to get it done yourself.
In the first of this two-part mini series Rich Tozzoli explores how guitar players can approach recording bass parts when your bass player is AWOL or you need to get it done yourself.
Do you need all the latest and greatest gear to create the perfect guitar or production sound in general? The gear can help, but as Rich Tozzoli explains it's about choosing the right gear for you.
Sometimes, it pays to be bold when producing drums. One way is by using the classic 1176 LN Compressor/Peak Limiter, which can take an average sound and turn it into edgy, aggressive monster.
The advice from most is to not have any effects on your master channel when mixing. However, Rich Tozzoli breaks away from convention to explore how a mastering chain can help your mixes.
Rob DiStefano is one of the most influential people when it comes to guitar pickups. In this exclusive interview, Rich Tozzoli chats with him about the factors involved in pickup production and tone.
Find out why and how the Line 6 Helix has become the must-have, go-to gear in Rich Tozzoli's studio for creating guitar sounds and tones.
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