Magnatone Giveawya

September 2014

Tone Tips

In our monthly Tone Tips blog, L.A.-based guitarist Peter Thorn shares his wealth of real-world knowledge by offering up useful gear and tone advice for both aspiring road dogs and studio cats.

ARTICLES

Tone Tips: Prepping to Tour

August 11, 2014
Advance planning for a lengthy tour will yield big dividends later on.
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Tone Tips: Developing Songs

July 8, 2014
Pete Thorn details the process he uses to compose and record instrumental “mini songs.”
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Tone Tips: The Business of Music, Circa 2014

May 22, 2014
Peter Thorn on earning a living as a professional guitarist in the 21st century.
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Tone Tips: Something to Say

May 4, 2014
Open-mindedness, experimentation, and dedication are key to getting great musical results.
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Tone Tips: Guitarists—Be Yourself

April 1, 2014
Is being a jack-of-all-trades guitarist really going to get you where you want to be?
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Tone Tips: Dialing in Maximum Tone

February 23, 2014
With so many pedal options these days, here are a some tips on how to maximize your effects for the greatest impact.
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Tone Tips: Don’t Let New Gear Stunt Your Creativity

January 31, 2014
It’s almost impossible to be creative while learning to use complex new gear. Here’s a better idea.
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Tone Tips: Dealing with Stage Fright

January 1, 2014
Combat the jitters and find your performance comfort zone.
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Tone Tips: Getting Heard, Not Buried

December 9, 2013
Rig tips to ensure your tone is heard loud and proud by both you and the audience.
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Tone Tips: What Would Linda Do?

November 4, 2013
Turning off your ego and just rolling with the punches can yield great results.
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