June Issue

The Recording Guitarist

ARTICLES

The Recording Guitarist: Recording Electric Guitar—Multi-Mic Options

June 15, 2018
Once mic or two? Mono or stereo? Hear the differences.
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The Recording Guitarist: Some Basic Variables of Recording Electric Guitars

May 3, 2018
Learn the sounds of different speaker, mic, and cabinet types.
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The Recording Guitarist: The Limits of Loud

April 10, 2018
You can only pump up the volume so far.
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The Recording Guitarist: Maximizing Your Mix

March 14, 2018
Loud and proud? Or phony and flat?
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The Recording Guitarist: The Match Game

February 2, 2018
You can’t steal someone else’s audio. But you can swipe their EQ.
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The Recording Guitarist: DIY Mastering Tools

January 8, 2018
We can’t always afford professional mastering for our music. So let’s make the most of the tools we have.
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The Recording Guitarist: 'Sgt. Pepper’s' Lonely Solo Button

November 24, 2017
Rock recording has modernized since Sgt. Pepper. But has it improved?
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The Recording Guitarist: Crafting Countermelodies

October 31, 2017
The perfect part may be closer than you think.
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The Recording Guitarist: Subvert the Virtual Guitar Rig!

October 3, 2017
Amp and effects modelers are designed to sound analog—but they don’t have to.
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The Recording Guitarist: Rock on with Your Clock On

September 7, 2017
The far-out sounds of effect sequencers.
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The Recording Guitarist: Designing Delays, Part 2

July 4, 2017
More unconventional echo experiments.
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The Recording Guitarist: Unusual Echoes

June 12, 2017
Get creative with faux-analog delay tones.
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The Recording Guitarist: Breaking Bits

May 11, 2017
This ugly effect can be a thing of beauty.
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The Recording Guitarist: Big Bad Baritone

April 20, 2017
T’aint bass, t’aint guitar, ’tis versatile.
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The Recording Guitarist: A Study In Stereo Miking

February 20, 2017
What’s the best way to record acoustic guitar in stereo? X-Y? M-S? A-B? Or just plain old mono?
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The Recording Guitarist: The Narrow-Range Tuning Trick

January 23, 2017
A striking technique stolen from Sonic Youth.
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The Recording Guitarist: Let It Bleed

October 26, 2016
Learn how to not just accept but love mic leakage in the studio.
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The Recording Guitarist: The Fabulous “Focus Knob”

September 4, 2016
A studio-savvy wiring mod that’s quick, easy, and cheap.
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The Recording Guitarist: Trashy Good Tones

August 8, 2016
Can you get great studio sounds from crappy guitars?
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