August

Recording Tips

Pickup Height and Mic Placement

October 20, 2010
Overlooked aspects of tone are explored
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Reamping Fun for the Whole Band

September 21, 2010
The nuts and bolts of reamping the other members of your band
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Daniel Lanois: The Man with the Midas Touch

September 21, 2010
Whether producing Neil Young, U2, and Bob Dylan, or shaping mysterious guitar textures in Black Dub, Daniel Lanois uses soul and sonic alchemy to create some of the most beautiful and distinctive sounds in rock.
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Plugging Into the Palm of Your Hand: iPhone & iPod Guitar Interface Roundup

August 27, 2010
Peterson iStroboSoft Adapter Cable (with iStroboSoft), Griffin Technology GuitarConnect (with iShred), IK Multimedia iRig (with Amplitube), Sonoma Wireworks Guitar Jack (with FourTrack), Peavey AmpKit LINK (with AmpKit), and PRS Cables GuitarBud Cable
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Tune Out, Turn On: A Twist on Tunings

August 12, 2010
Drop your tunings ever lower for inspiration
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Reclaim Your Oomph!

July 20, 2010
Minor changes to bring your vintage bass'' sound back to its former glory
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Using Multiple Amp Mics

July 20, 2010
Guidelines for employing multiple mics on your next recording
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Blending Bass With Acoustic Guitar

June 16, 2010
Exploring the options for accompanying an acoustic guitar on bass
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Why Not Leave Some Space?

June 16, 2010
Play less, leave space, and listen to the results
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Secrets of the Masters: The Doobie Brothers "China Grove"

June 16, 2010
What the master tapes tell us about this Doobie Brothers track
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Recording Is a Battlefield, Part 4

June 16, 2010
Using pedals when recording
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Recording Is a Battlefield, Part 3

May 18, 2010
Be prepared for your next session by getting your arsenal of amps down
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Exploring Nashville Tuning

May 18, 2010
A Nashville-tuned guitar completes a 12-string when doubled with a standard tuned guitar. How to do it and when to use it.
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Secrets of the Masters: “Dragula” by Rob Zombie

May 18, 2010
Frank Gryner looks at a more modern song, Rob Zombie''s "Dragula" - which he engineered!
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Recording is a Battlefield, Part 2

April 15, 2010
Basic but crucial tools for the studio
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Secrets of the Masters - "Looks That Kill" by Mötley Crüe

April 15, 2010
Dissecting the foundations of Mötley Crüe''s sound
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Interview: Ken Scott, Part 2: Musicians’ Questions About Recording with the Beatles

March 19, 2010
In part two of our interview with producer/engineer Ken Scott, Premier Guitar turned the floor over to Beatles-hungry musicians with a desire for details.
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Recording Is a Battlefield, Part 1

March 11, 2010
How to be prepared for any recording situation, good or bad.
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Recording Ace Frehley's "Anomaly"

March 11, 2010
Guitars, amps, mics and three different studios: how Ace recorded tracks for his latest.
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DPA 4099G Microphone

March 11, 2010
A cool, useful acoustic microphone.
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