september 2020

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These inexpensive little boxes aren't just for bassists. Invest in one and it'll open your studio to a universe of tonal possibilities—and likely save you a lot of time and headaches.

The DI box—aka direct input, direct injection, or just plain DI—isn't something guitarists usually think about or have in our arsenal of pedals. If you're like me, DI boxes are easily dismissed as “that box bass players plug into before going to their amps." But this month, we're going to borrow from our low-ended brothers and sisters and learn about the DI box and how we can take advantage of it for some creative possibilities.

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