Learn how tremolo, phase shifters, flangers and chorus effects work and how to use them to give your guitar or bass a 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.
Personalize your rig and open the doors to experimentation with a basic understanding of MIDI
Learn how to connect your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch or laptop to a PA mixer safely and noiselessly
Discover how the sonic character of various wood types helps shape the sound of acoustic and electric guitars
The crucial factors you need to know in deciding what microphones to use on your recordings.
Learn how stage and studio effects work and how to use them to do your sonic bidding
Why you want to mix your backing tracks in mono and how to do it right
Synths can have a pretty steep learning curve. Here are a couple of tips for creating great sounds right from the get-go.
The Grammy award-winning engineer/producer unlocks the secrets to capturing acoustic and electric guitar sound that sits well in the mix
How to create the sounds of the season that evoke visions of Santa and his sleigh.