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3 Quick Tips for Recording Guitar | Recording Dojo

Free your microphone placement and gain structure, and your EQ and compression will follow.

Hello everyone, and welcome back to another Dojo! In the last two columns, I’ve focused on bus mixing techniques to get your recordings more on point—and I hope that was helpful. This time, I’d like to place focus in the other direction and give you three tips to capture your best recorded tones yet.

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This simple technique can yield complex filthy tones, but don't lean too heavily on the fuzz.

Hello and welcome back to another session at the Dojo! This time, I'd like to explain the concept of gain staging using two (or more) overdrive/distortion pedals in series (one after another) to get more complex and saturated distortion tones for your recordings. Let's get to it!

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Here's how to make your mono-tracked guitar solos—and more—sound larger than life.

Welcome back to the Dojo! This month I'm going to explain the Haas effect and how to use it on exposed parts (like your solo) and get it sounding wider than your speakers! I call it the "Haas Solo Effect"—a pun in tribute to my lifelong love of Star Wars. Tighten up your belts, we're going to throw around galactic-size audio. The Dojo is now open.

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