Guitar

74: Recording Acoustic Guitar

The guys explore the sound of 8 different techniques for recording acoustic guitar

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67: Getting the Absolute Most out of Your Guitar Recordings

The guys listen to and talk about Vadim’s latest guitar DI signal chain adventures. Some of these tests really surprised us.

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64: DI Deep Dive and Shootout

The guys talk about different types of DIs, their different use cases, and why certain DIs may have have a positive effect on your tone….or will they?

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60: The Sound of Different Guitar Brands

The guys play (and discuss) audio samples of the same riff, played through the same signal chain but on different guitar brands. These samples are courtesy of podcast listener John Connor.

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58: The Guitar Tone Lexicon – Describing What You Hear

The guys talk about how to describe a guitar tone by giving meaning to (and playing examples of) the often vague descriptions we’ve all scratched our heads about.

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39: What is Impedance? The For Dummies by Dummies Episode

The guys work (or maybe labor) to explain impedance in the context of the DIY recording studio – starting from basic concepts and moving on to practical tips and tricks for getting the best sound out of your setup (and not breaking anything!)

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33: Heavy Guitars Part 2: Recording Heavy Tones

In Part 2 of this heavy guitar mini-series Vadim takes you through recording the tones you dialed in – including the famed Fredman technique and how to make it work for your sound.

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32: Heavy Guitars Part 1: Dialing in Heavy Tone from Scratch

In Part 1 of this heavy guitar mini-series Vadim takes you through a methodical process for dialing in heavy guitar tones from scratch.

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31: How (and Why) to Care for Your Stringed Instruments

The guys talk to repair technician, luthier and musician Joe Golden about care and maintenance for stringed instruments.

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15: Chasing Tone and Recording Guitar (Cameron Davidson)

Vadim talks to Countdown from Ten guitarist Cameron Davidson about building and recording guitar tone. Cameron dials in his tones for us live, flexes some of his pedal board muscle and then talks about how the band DIY recorded their entire record in thei

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