A roundup of ideas to give your recorded vocals a professional, signature sound
Welcome to The HUB's Tech Tip center where you'll find musician-friendly advice about how to get the best out of your instruments, amps, and recording gear. If you don't know the difference between a balanced and unbalanced input or want to learn how to install premium Gibson pickups in your Epiphone guitar, you've arrived at the right place. In coming weeks we'll be posting expert advice on setting up your guitar for optimal playability, the ins and outs of using a mixer, effects pedal signal chains, getting single coil tone without the hum, and a whole lot more.
Martin experts offer advice on how to keep your acoustic guitar in great condition, maintain playability and correctly install a new set of strings
Learn the difference between these two critical concepts that are often confused with each other
Learn what compressors, limiters, expanders, noise gates and sustain effects do and how to use them to produce better sound onstage and in the studio
Learn how tremolo, phase shifters, flangers and chorus effects work and how to use them to give your guitar or bass a signature sound.
Critical advice about how to keep your violin, viola, cello or bass in excellent condition while maintaining its playability
How to harness the power of compression to give your recordings the punch and sheen of a professional audio production
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A songwriting veteran offers essential songwriting advice based on analyzing traits that top songs share.
Adding crunchy goodness to your guitar sound with distortion, overdrive, fuzz and boost effects.
Learn how stage and studio effects work and how to use them to do your sonic bidding