Guitarist, songwriter, pedal enthusiast, and amateur producer. When I’m not laying down tracks in my home studio, I’m probably enjoying a cold IPA out on the porch.
Today we are going to take a look at a classic drum recording technique: the Glyn Johns method. The Glyn Johns method uses two microphones to capture the bulk of the drum kit, and often times an added kick and snare mic for a little more emphasis and clarity. My band is working on a […]
The pedal industry has exploded over the past decade, and most guitarists have a few extra pedals lying around. Today we’re going to take a look at some other uses for your pedal collection! Makeshift Attenuator There’s no denying it, guitarists like things loud. Nothing compares to the sound of an overdriven tube amp, but […]
Often confused with the whammy bar, tremolo was one of the first effects to ever be introduced for guitar. In this post we’re taking a look at a few different versions of this effect. What is Tremolo? There’s often a lot of confusion in the guitar community about tremolo and vibrato. Both are often used […]
The envelope filter, also known as “auto-wah,” has been a staple of funk, disco, and other types of music since the ’70s. Let’s take a look into the basics of this effect using the EarthQuaker Devices Spatial Delivery pedal. What is an Envelope Filter? An envelope filter works very similarly to a wah pedal, but […]
Whether it’s the soaring solos of Iron Maiden, the classical prowess of Brian May, or smooth licks from The Allman Brothers Band, harmonized guitar riffs have shaped rock music for the last five decades. Today I’ll be diving into some of the basics of harmonized guitar parts and using pedals to get that same sound. […]
While re-amping used to only be achievable at high-end studios, re-amp boxes have become very affordable and accessible for musicians and home recording enthusiasts alike. All you really need is the re-amp box, an audio interface, and a couple extra cables to get started. What is a Re-amp Box? A re-amp box essentially converts a […]
There comes a time in every guitarist’s life where carrying around that huge bag of pedals and cables to assemble at every gig becomes too much. Putting together a pedalboard is a great way to organize and transport your pedals while also cutting your set up time down to just a minute or two. Today […]