Click here for a video which shows us why these performers use Boss pedals to get their signature tones…
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7,759 views 1 month ago… Click the link for this master’s demo on zero latency effects with analogue harmonic range and projection. DA-2 Adaptive Distortion, MO-2 Multi Overtone and TE-2 Tera Echo.
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Trail-blazing pioneer of modern heavy music and 8-string lead guitarist of Animals as Leaders, Tosin Abasi, gave a mind blowing clinic recently. See the review.
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We asked the band, Th’ Damned Crows to give us an idea of what kind of gear they’re using, to get their great live and recorded sound. This is what they said…
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When using multiple effects together, whether they are stompboxes or the effects in a multieffect unit’s patch, it becomes important to “gainstage”. Gainstaging is setting the gain (volume boost) of each stage (effect) in your signal path so it does not boost or cut the signal too much. Many effects have the ability to boost or cut the signal level
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There are a myriad of effects available to the guitarist, overdrive, wah, phaser, delay, reverb and dozens more. Unfortunately each time you add another effect to your setup you complicate things as you can connect the pedals in a different order and certain effects will sound or work differently depending on where they are placed in the chain.
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Recently on www.guitarforum.co.za I mentioned using MIDIguitar/guitar synth as an an alternative to backtracks for fleshing out the sound of performances. Pushed for details, I decided to use some of my weekly challenge entries to show the kinds of things I’m prone to doing with little provocation. In coming weeks, I’ll present a series of articles on MIDIguitar – pros,
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Some boutique effects pedal manufacturers these days tout the idea that true bypass is an essential feature to have. However, other quality manufacturers do not include it in their pedals and some go as far as to recommend against it. Let’s take a look at true bypass and the alternatives and try and make some sense out of it all…
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