Resources for Musicians - Page 2

Tech Tip: Difference Between Tube and Solid-State Guitar Amps

What's the Difference Between Tube and Solid-State Guitar Amps?

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Learn about the differences between tube, solid-state and hybrid guitar amplifiers.

Tech Tip: What is a Chorus Effect?

What is a Chorus Effect?

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Not sure what a chorus effect is? You've come to the right place.

What is an Equalizer?

What is an Equalizer?

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Learn how audio equalizers work and the differences between graphic and parametric equalization.

Bass Amp Rig Buying Guide

How to Choose the Best Bass Amplifier

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Tips for finding the best bass guitar amplifier and speaker cabinets to match your budget, music and the venues where you play.

The Best Audio Gear for Podcasting: Microphones, Interfaces and More

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Looking for the best podcasting audio equipment? Choose the right microphones, headphones, and audio interfaces for recording great sounding podcasts.

Where is the Best Place to Put a Compressor in a Guitar Effects Chain?

Where is the Best Place to Put a Compressor in a Guitar Effects Chain?

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Not sure where to put your compressor on your pedal board?

Tech Tip: Mixing Board Pre-Fader & Post-Fader Aux Sends

What's the Difference Between Pre-Fader and Post-Fader Aux Sends?

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Curious about the difference between pre-fader and post-fader aux sends on a mixing board? Read on!

History of the Channel Strip

What Is a Channel Strip?

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Find out how channel strips evolved from the clunky mixing desks of the '50s and 60s and where they are today.

Microphone Buying Guide

How to Choose a Microphone: Dynamics, Condensers, Ribbons and More

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When you're shopping for new microphones, you'll encounter a range of different types of microphones spanning a vast range of prices. The sheer volume of specifications and features associated with the hundreds of available models can be confusing, leaving you with little basis for comparison aside from a microphone's price.

A Peek Inside Milkman Sound HQ

Milkman Sound: A Quest for Tour-Worthy Guitar and Bass Tone

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Founder Tim Marcus talks about how his search for a hi-fidelity pedal-steel amp led to one of the most sought-after names in modern guitar amplification.

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