Software amp simulators have come a long way in the past few years. And many recording guitarists are now open to the idea of going software. Toby Pitman highlights five of the very best.
Are you ready to unleash the Metal Guitar God inside you? Toontrack's EZMix Metal Guitar Gods 2 threatens to do just that. And Toby Pitman rips his guitar to shreds in the process of the review.
With such a vast range of guitar pedals available, how to narrow down your search to the ultimate few? Toby Pitman is here to lend a hand and his experience with his top 5.
Major update for the BIAS giutar amp matching modeler now offers the exact same amp tones used in the studio by Mark Holcomb from Periphery, Ola Englund, and Rusty Cooley, amongst others.
Toby Pitman puts the Frederic Effects Zombie Kome overdrive. Boost guitar pedal to the test against the original, but rare, Klon Centaur pedal. Find out why he's pleased with himself.
Certain types of compression can work wonders on most types of electric guitar parts. Armed with Universal Audio's TLA-100 plug-in, Rich Tozzoli is on a mission to make your guitar sound great.
Getting a great guitar or bass sound is easier than ever, thanks to the new modules in Reason 8. Developed in association with processing experts Softube, they can work their magic on almost anything.
Positive Grid have something enticing for iPad guitarists and producers. Their app bundle includes JamUp multi-effects, BIAS amp designer, and Final Touch audio post production at a special price.
In part 3 of this 5-part series, veteran rocker and music technologist, Joe Albano, shares his take on mixing rock guitars.
Having made waves amongst guitarists with BIAS Amp for iOS, Positive Grid have released a stomping version for Mac and PC. Hollin Jones discovers that BIAS Desktop sets just the right tone!
This revolutionary new Guitar Amp Modeler from Positive Grid captures the tone and feel of any real tube amp in a fully customizable plug-in. Except a full review in the coming days...
Evolved Rock Guitar from In Session Audio is a loop library designed for composers creating ultra-modern, guitar-driven music. Check out the audio examples and video below.
Recording guitar (or any instrument) in your home studio is great. There's less pressure than a conventional studio. But you may learn some nifty tricks in the later, as Rich Tozzoli explains.
Back in January in a small residential house in Anaheim being rented by Livid Instruments we saw an early version of Guitar Wing in action. And today, we're still impressed by this cool controller.
Originally viewed as a problem, distortion is now one of the most used creative effects in music productions. Joe Albano adds some warmth and crunch to the proceedings in this enlightening tutorial.