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How-Tos

8 More Steps for Stellar Guitar Recordings

June 17, 2009
Mitch Gallagher shares eight more tips on guitar recording
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Breaking Out of the Box Method

June 17, 2009
When I was in my first high school band, I was clueless how to solo. I mostly just slid up and down the guitar strings with little sense of what
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Orange Upgrade, Part 2

June 3, 2009
Tim finishes is AD200 project with component selection and installation, then fires it up to hear his work
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Top 10 Tips for Buying an Amp

May 28, 2009
Which amp is right for you? This list will help you decide.
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Speaker Loads and Overheating Amps

May 20, 2009
Jeff tackles a Sears Twin Twelve 1484 paired with mismatched ohms and a Crate that resets itself
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Effects Loops

May 20, 2009
Peter Stroud looks at the different pros, cons and options for employing or ignoring an effects loop
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The Best $20 Ever Spent

May 20, 2009
8 ways $20 can save your life on tour
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7 Steps to Stellar Guitar Recordings

May 20, 2009
Mitch Gallagher shares his tips for professional-sounding recording
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Black-Lighting a ’59 Fender Telecaster Neck

May 20, 2009
John Brown employs a black light to identify a refinished headstock, and help restore it to its original finish
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Let's Jump into the Fire: Recording Cottage City Firehouse

May 20, 2009
Rich Eckhard shares studio tips from the recording of his latest album
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Stratocaster Tone Split Mod

May 20, 2009
Splitting Strat tone controls into two different ranges with separate caps
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Rut Buster: Playing On Just One String

April 30, 2009
Break free of your usual habits by using just one string to play -- you''ll be surprised at the results.
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Building Versatility on Bass

April 21, 2009
Dan shares his tips on developing versatility that will help land gigs
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Sounding Analog in a Digital World

April 21, 2009
A look at how to maintain that analog recording sound when recording through digital software
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Tone Tips Q&A: Tackling Noise

April 21, 2009
Peter Stroud answers reader questions on cutting down hum and noise in your rig
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