With so many distortion and amp sim processing units and plugins available we take a look at processing mistakes to avoid, and conversely, provide some tips to help you tame the distortion as needed.
When it comes to producing and mixing guitars, both acoustic and electric, there's few more experienced players/producers than Rich Tozzoli. In this tutorial, Rich shares timeless guitar EQing tips.
An age old question asked by guitarists is which pedal should be placed first, the reverb or the delay. Mostly delay goes first, but is the difference that significant? This video demos this & more.
OK. So, you don't need to be a god to play guitar well... and here Rich Tozzoli shares tips and techniques on how to approach shredding your axe successfully whether in the studio or playing live.
So you want to record electric guitars? Or perhaps you've been doing so for many years already. Here's 6 mishaps, pitfalls and errors to avoid to help you get better results.
Want to freshen up your guitar playing or recording? Trying alternative tunings could be just what the doctor ordered. Here's 6 simple, yet alternative, guitar tunings Rich Tozzoli recommends.
Interested in getting the perfect setup for your guitar? There's no need to stick to either a pure analog or pure digital rig when you can have the best of both worlds. Andy Bowen explains more.
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.
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
With an insight into the gear used to create his signature guitar sounds, Sara Simms delves deeper to demonstrate how you can re-create tones inspired by the one and only Jimi Hendrix.
Looking to make a great sounding lead guitar from a synth? Bring on Reason, and more to the point, bring on Parsec. G. W. Childs shows how to twist this synth's sounds into convincing lead guitar.
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.
Wondering how to get your guitars to cut through the mix better... or even fit in better? Rich Tozzoli shares these tips on how to remove the low end to make everything sound better.