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How-Tos

Alan Parsons' "Art and Science of Sound Recording"

January 17, 2011
If it doesn’t sound right to the human ear, it’s not going to sound right to the microphone,” notes Alan Parsons on his Art & Science of Sound Recording
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The Right Mic, Pt. 2

January 17, 2011
Let’s discuss a few other important microphone characteristics and how they affect the sound the mic captures.
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First-Time Amp Restoration, Pt. 2

January 17, 2011
Continuing the overhaul of a mid- to late-1950s Supro combo
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Tips on Soloing

January 17, 2011
It’s well and fine to have a bag of tricky, fast licks that will impress other guitarists (and, of course, the ladies), but it’s a whole other deal to use that flash and technique while playing something people actually want to hear.
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Finishing A Neck Reset On a 1952 Goldtop Les Paul

January 17, 2011
In this, the third and final phase of our adventure, we complete the very challenging repair and restoration job.
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The Fender Delta Tone System, Pt. 2

January 17, 2011
Let’s take a closer look at no-load pots.
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The Working Guitarist: Your B-Rig - Getting Great Tones With Minimal Gear

December 31, 2010
Pete Thorn discusses two approaches to downsizing your rig for travel.
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Resetting A 1952 Goldtop Les Paul's Neck

December 21, 2010
Resetting the neck angle and replacing the neck
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The Right Mic, Part 1

December 21, 2010
Choosing the right microphone for capturing your guitar sound in the studio is an important part of crafting your recorded tone.
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