Tag: Guitars

Hello again Stephen. You’ve been very helpful to me and I am hoping you will help me through one more dilemma. I am putting a mic in my all tube Marshall combo to record distortion guitar. I am using a …

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I’m currently in audio production school, but I’m a musician at heart and that’s what led me to recording school. I’d really love to purchase my first condenser mic this summer, but I need something specific. I’m looking for a …

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Dr. Doctor: How do you recommend blending a guitar solo into a song?  It’s tricky (for me anyway) becuase if you have other guitars they are basically taking up the same EQ space.  I don’t want to make it too …

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Wise One: Do you have any tips for recording distorted guitars?  When I try it, the recording sounds for ssssssizzzzly. I have a Big Muff and a Boss OD2.  I’ve experimented with an SM57, a Cascade ribbon and I’m about …

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Wise One: Can you explain to me how one would send a pre-recorded guitar track (for example) to an amp?  Does one need a re-amping device to do that?  Also what does line level mean? One records one guitar through two amps …

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This next part in the series will focus on several “studio standard” microphone choices and recording tips for electric guitars. Although there are a wide variety of digital amp simulators available today that allow you to plug your electric guitar …

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Carrying on with the theme of popular microphone choices that many pros use for various instruments, this article will focus on various microphones commonly used to record acoustic guitars. The choice of microphones and placement for recording acoustic guitars can …

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so far I only recorded voice in my studio with my Amek recording pre-amp/eq (9098) and a Neuman U87 microphone. today I set up my fender amp in my studio and miked it with the Neuman running through the Amek …

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First a thanks.  I wrote you a few months back about a good “all-around” mic.  Among many suggestions, you mentioned that AT4050.  I did some additional research and decided to try that mic.  I really like it -sweet tone, easy …

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