In this free video tutorial, brought to you with the support of Waves, you will learn how to use Waves Eddie Kramer Guitars plug-in on lead electric guitar tracks. Watch the video to see how simple it is to apply basic effects such as flanger, reverb and delay along with EQ and compression to dull sounding guitar tracks in dire need of attention.
In this video, we use the PRS V9 plug-in to show you how to quickly setup a custom lead electric guitar tone using the Auto Level input control and cabinet IR selector that can switch between different IRs in 2.5, 5 and 10 second increments. This is a great feature as you don't have to put your guitar down and reach for a mouse to audition different tones.
If you are in the market for an outboard DSP multi-effects processor and you can't quite afford $5000 for an Eventide H9000R then you are in luck because there is a much more affordable product by Eventide that you should check out - The Eventide H9.
Blue Cat Audio has been running a series of teasers about a new product they are planning to announce at NAMM 2018. As part of that campaign, we have learnt that it is called Axiom and the tease pictures suggested it was some kind of amp sim plug-in but they have revealed much more and now we know that it is now only an amp sim plug-in but also a multi-effects processor designed for guitar and bass.
In this video for Pro Tools Expert, Technical Editor James Ivey starts a recording project with UK band Voltaire to record a track using nothing but Universal Audio Apollo audio interfaces.
James Ivey sits down with Dave Lenat from Universal Audio to take a first look at the new OX - The Amp Top Box. The OX is a reactive load box for use with your valve guitar amplifier but it is also a DSP driven speaker and microphone emulator to give you access to a wealth of different tones from your amp in a controlled way.
In this free video tutorial for Pro Tools Expert, Technical Editor James Ivey demonstrates how to record your first Electric Guitar into Pro Tools.
In this free tutorial for Pro Tools Expert, Technical Editor James Ivey talks about some of his tips and tricks for getting a great recorded acoustic guitar sound even when you have limited equipment.
In this free video tutorial for Pro Tools Expert, with the support of Universal Audio, Technical Editor James Ivey gets back to an old school way of working using the Universal Audio Apollo Twin MK2 and with the help of Singer-Songwriter Richard James Poll. Our James Ivey tries to record and mix a song in one take committing everything you are hearing to "tape" in just one pass with no overdubs and no mixing. I chose the processing for both the guitar and vocal along with two different reverbs and sticks to those choices, just like recording engineers of old.
Dan Cooper shares his "go to" clean, crunchy and overdriven guitar amp plug-in presets including short audio examples and reasons for why he use these presets in his guitar recording workflow
For a limited time, Kazrog are giving away what they say is one of the most favoured amp models from their entire Thermionik collection – the Serpent. Serpent is based on the Framus Cobra tube guitar amp head, which is a versatile 3 channel beast, specialising in tight, articulate high gain, but very capable of just about any style of guitar tone.
We continue our series How To Produce A Song In Pro Tools. In this installment, I cover the main instrument tracking session. The previous article shared my processes for getting the drums and bass foundation right in the production, now let's move on to the production of the core instruments.
In this free video tutorial, Paul Drew looks at the fantastic Brainworx bx_stereomaker from Plugin Alliance. Paul demonstrates this on a mono tremolo guitar to add stereo width. Paul starts off by dealing in the stereo expansion and then adjusts the tone, high damp and mono frequency to get the desired effect.
This article contains a selection of video tutorials that cover electric guitar recording and mixing in music production - The Electric Guitar Recording Handbook.
These tutorials are arranged in order of workflow.
- Learn several microphone placement techniques for getting the best sound from guitar amps.
- Learn how to edit recorded electric guitar tracks in Pro Tools.
- Learn how to mix electric guitar in Pro Tools.
In this free video tutorial, Paul Drew looks at how to use the Plugin Alliance Brainworx bx_refinement on a Guitar. Paul starts off by clicking in the solo filter and adjusting the damping control to listen to the problem frequency. Paul then adjusts the presence control to bring back in some high frequencies and then looks at the oscillator to add some moment.