August 30, 2017

Introduced in 1996, The Empirical Labs Distressor quickly became one of the most widely used professional compressors in the world.

August 30, 2017

Alternative country-rock and roots artist Kyle T Hurley—who is doing a “reverse British Invasion” by being U.S. born, but basing his music c...

August 30, 2017

The sound of playing guitar isn’t just about the guitar and amp, but the room in which you’re playing.

July 18, 2017

Whether you’re interested in a high-profile artist gig or a casual tribute band, the audition process can be intimidating.

June 29, 2017

Tuning is part of playing guitar, whether you use a conventional tuner or automatic tuning.

April 6, 2017

“Let me do the talking” are five words you likely heard for the first time from an older sibling when you were about to get into trouble for...

March 16, 2017

From writing songs to sniffing out samples of your recordings, one of the most important bodies of knowledge for any musician to have is of ...

March 16, 2017

Computers are wonderful, but using one with guitar has two “gotchas”: latency (the delay between hitting a note and hearing it after it goes...

February 22, 2017

Guitars are naturally percussive—pluck a string, and a quick transient decays rapidly.

January 25, 2017

“I found an investor” are four words that often change careers and relationships.

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