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Tech Tips - Page 3
Learn how to damp down runaway resonance in your drums and cymbals to improve their sound in the studio and onstage.
How to get the best performance out of your guitar tube amp and keep it pumping out great sound
Learn the difference between these two critical concepts that are often confused with each other
Adding crunchy goodness to your guitar sound with distortion, overdrive, fuzz and boost effects.
How to choose drum heads that dampen excessive ring and overtones in your drum kit
How to troubleshoot preamp and rectifier tube problems and solve other common tube amp concerns
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 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.