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7 Tips for Choosing the Right Mic When Recording Guitars
Probably the biggest factor in the final sound you get when recording guitar is the mic you choose. Veteran recordist and guitar player, Rich Tozzoli, examines the guidelines you need to consider.
Feb. 19, 2014
Using Multiple Guitar Amp Plug-Ins For Bigger Sounds
What's better than a single guitar amp plug-in? Why two, of course! In this excellent tutorial, Rich Tozzoli breaks down how best to use multiple guitar amp plug-ins to achieve unlimited sounds.
Feb. 12, 2014
7 Bass Production Tips for Guitar Players
Switching from playing your trusted guitar to a bass guitar can be rewarding, but also can take time to adjust. With these 7 tips, Rich Tozzoli will have you producing bass guitar like a pro!
Feb. 5, 2014
6 Tips for Recording Electric Guitar Using a Room Mic
Rich Tozzoli returns with some practical tips on recording electric guitars using a room mic. Applying the principles behind these tips will help you capture the guitar sound you're looking for.
Jan. 5, 2014
Compression Techniques for Acoustic Guitar
Don't let acoustic guitars torment you in the mixing stage! They can be tough to tame, but fortunately we have Rich Tozzoli here to guide us through using compression to stay in control.
Dec. 14, 2013
Recording Acoustic Guitar In Your Home Studio
You've got an acoustic guitar and you want to record your latest strum-song. So, what next? Sara Simms drops her decks to walk you through the basics you'll need in order to capture those strings.
Dec. 11, 2013
Universal Audio's ENGL Amps In Use
In a previous article, we explored Universal Audios new ENGL plug-in amps from Brainworx. After using them extensively in various sessions, here are some tips on how to get them most out of them.
Dec. 6, 2013
FREE: 20 x Logic Pro Guitar Presets
Thanksgiving just got even better! We've got a FREE selection of 20 expertly created guitar channel strip settings for Logic Pro users. Simply log in (to sign-up is free too) and download them now!
Nov. 29, 2013
Tips for Recording and Mixing Nylon String Guitars
Perhaps the most important difference between between non-electric guitars are the string type: steel or nylon. In this article, Rich Tozzoli offers 8 tips on recording nylon string based guitars.
Nov. 6, 2013
5 Tips to Get You Rocking with UA ENGL Amplifier Plugins
Looking to rock out when recording or mixing? You may well want to check out Universal Audio's ENGL Amp plug-ins. In this article Rich Tozzoli shares 5 essential tips for these awesome effects.
Oct. 8, 2013
Guitar Tips: EQ Filtering
You've recorded your guitar and now it's time to process and refine the recorded sound. But where to start? Rich Tozzoli discusses using EQ, one of the most powerful ways to filter your sound.
Jun. 30, 2013
Processing Drum Loops with Guitar Rig 5
Guitar Rig 5 by Native Instruments is an awesome multi-effect plug-in for guitarists ONLY, right? Wrong. Hollin Jones thinks laterally and shows how to use it to process drum loops.
Sep. 17, 2012
Get Creative With Containers in NI Guitar Rig 5
Toby Pitman explores NI Guitar Rig 5's new container modules. You can use them in all sorts of rack-based ways which, as he discovers, makes them versatile for studio and performance musicians.
Aug. 15, 2012
Using Modifiers With Traktor's 12 In Guitar Rig Pro
Delving into the Producer Effects in NI's Guitar Rig Pro can be a joy for any serious music producer. Mo Volans breathes new life into sounds using Producer Effects in conjunction with Trakor's 12.
May. 10, 2012
MPV Free Stuff: Guitar Rig Presets
Toby Pitman has created a bunch of Guitar Rig presets exclusively for Hub members. Log-in/sign-up for a free account to download them now!
Mar. 8, 2012
Using Guitar Rig 5's Control Devices, Part 2
In the second of this two-part guide to using controller devices in Native Instruments' Guitar Rig 5, Hollin Jones gets deeper into the creative effects process.
Feb. 16, 2012
Using Guitar Rig 5's Control Devices, Part 1
Guitar Rig is far more than the sum of its parts. Hollin Jones sets about utilizing the powerful controller devices in Native Instruments' Guitar Rig 5 in the first of this 2-part guide.
Feb. 15, 2012
A Guitarist's Guide to Microphones and EQ
Victor Mason has years of hands-on experience when it comes to working with ways to get good guitar recordings. In this article he discusses using multiple mics, placement, re-amping and more.
Dec. 9, 2011
Guitar: Practice Makes Perfect!
Even guitar playing pros can come unstuck when faced with playing a challenging riff or two. Toby Pitman explains how going back to basic practice exercises can get you shredding again in no time.
Nov. 11, 2011
MIDI Guitar Controllers
Using guitars as MIDI controllers is not a new concept or a passing fad. Toby Pitman explores the history of MIDI Guitar controllers from the early 80s to the crop and those yet to hit the market.
Oct. 31, 2011
Guitar Rig 4: The Splitter Tool
Guitar Rig by Native Instruments is an impressively powerful effects-processor for guitarists (or anyone!) Toby Pitman shows how the splitter tool can add a whole new dimension to your guitar sounds!
Oct. 10, 2011
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