Capturing a great take is the starting point for any well-produced track. Here, Joe Albano shares some of his studio secrets for getting the perfect guitar and bass sound at source.
Take your live performances to the next level with these two new guitar multi FX / looper pedals from Zoom, priced at $79 and $99 and available in March.
Recording acoustic guitars using direct input doesn't always sound great, but with a few tricks you can make big improvements. Here, Rich Tozzoli shares his recording secrets.
The Gigboard guitar multi effect unit has so many features it's practically all a guitarist needs for performance and studio recording. Here's what you need to know.
Get a Fender-inspired sound for your productions with this attractively priced amp sim from independent developer Mercuriall Audio.
Here are 5 ways to make your electric guitar sessions more productive and make sure you capture exactly the sound you need.
With a bunch of realtime BlueTooth MIDI controllers and Arduinos built right in, Sputnik just might be the most useful custom built guitar around.
It may be small but Avid's SansAmp PSA-1 is a powerhouse of sonic sculpting that can be used not only on guitars and basses but on any source you like. Here's how it does its magic.
Get the sound of 3 classic PRS guitar amps including the never-before-available PRS Blue Sierra/V9 in this latest software release from Waves.
Positive Grid has a reputation for making uniquely powerful amp simulations with more features than most. Joe Albano put Bias Amp 2 to the test.
Guitars generally work in mono but by adding stereo effects with these plugins you can increase the space and size of your guitar tracks. Read on to find out how it works.
A pocket sized guitar FX processor that models both amps and pedals and is insanely portable must surely be on many guitarists' wish lists. Matt Vanacoro checks out the Hotone Xtomp Mini.
Avid is offering a bundle of bonus plug-in effects for users to purchase or renew their subscription. Joe Albano breaks down what each of the plugs brings to the table.
Guitars have been among the toughest instruments to recreate authentically in virtual format. But as Joshua Casper discovered, Ample Sound may just have cracked it with Guitars & Basses.
Guitar and bass amp simulations are often indistinguishable from the real thing. Here are seven of the best, plus a couple of honorable mentions.