Tone, expression and gear
This week we’re looking at tone and our signal chain from our hands to the music coming out of the speaker. With a focus on critical listening we show you ways in finding your own sound. We also throw in our top 10 tips to make your life easier as a muso! Let's go!
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Tone In The Hands
On the road to finding your tone
About The Guitars
Let's have a look at the guitars we use in studio and in live situations
Pickups and Feedback
From acoustic to electric
Pedals and Multi-FX
How do we process our guitar signals?
EQs and FX
Our approach to using EQs and FX
Kick/Stomp Box and Speakers
Don't forget about the stomp!
Some tricks that we've learnt along the years
This is what you need to practice
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Engage in the classroom
How did you go? Did you change your sound in anyway? Talk about the approach you took to your sound and try to record some of the tones you came up with. Again ask us questions if you are unsure about any of this. Have fun and wear protection... Ear Protection!