Grammy Award winning producer/engineer Neil Dorfsman has credits from Paul McCartney, Eric Clapton & Sting to Dire Straits & Bruce Springsteen. He shares his production tips with Rich Tozzoli.
Taken from his Guitar Production 101: Pop Arranging Explored course, in this video Gregg Fine shows how to layer distorted guitars for a bigger, fuller sound in the mix.
So, you need to track some guitars. They need to sound incredible. Your whole project hangs in the balance, but you don't have a lot of dough to work with. Andy Bowen is on-hand to help you through.
New software for UAD-2 DSP Accelerators and Apollo interfaces offers most powerful Neve channel strip emulation to date, as well as first genuine Marshall Plexi emulation plug-in in history.
Sometimes recording acoustic guitars and finding that sweet spot can be tricky. Joe Albano explains how to improve the quality of your recordings depending on the pickups used in the mix.
With some choice hardware and plug-ins, even when you're out of the studio you can get some truly excellent sounding guitars. Rich Tozzoli uses his UA Apollo and 3 stomp boxes in UAD v8 to good effect
Enter the world of creative guitar effects, from distortion and overdrive to outright fuzz. Rich Tozzoli explores how to use these tools to give your guitar tracks a real kick in the right direction.
Don't imagine for a second that distortion effects belong only in the domain of our guitar wielding friends. Distortion is for everyone! Artists from EDM to Country are embracing it and so can you!
When we think of Native Instruments' Komplete 10, we may lust after the numerous synths and instruments'¦ but what about the effects? Toby Pitman reviews the effects that make this a complete suite.
Getting lead guitar sounds to breathe and cut through the mix can be tricky when competing with lots of instruments. Rich Tozzoli shares a useful tip on how a touch of delay can make a big difference.
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.
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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...