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Producer/Engineer Mack On Getting Great Guitar Sounds

With a who’s who list of credits such as Queen, Led Zeppelin, Deep Purple, The Rolling Stones, Black Sabbath, Electric Light Orchestra, Rory Gallagher, Sparks, Giorgio Moroder, Donna Summer, Billy Squire, and Extreme, the producer/engineer who goes simply by the name Mack has made his living making superstars sound great. Having recorded so many big … Continue reading Producer/Engineer Mack On Getting Great Guitar Sounds

New Gear Review: Sabre Electric Guitar by Ernie Ball Music Man

A prominent force in the industry since its emergence in the early ‘70s, Music Man guitars and basses are still among the most respected, high-end musical instruments on the market. Originally started by Forrest White, Tom Walker, and industry legend Leo Fender (as a silent partner), the Music Man brand Read more… The post New Gear Review: … Continue reading New Gear Review: Sabre Electric Guitar by Ernie Ball Music Man

Cory Wong’s guitar rig comes to your DAW with Neural DSP Archetype

Neural DSP’s Archetype series brings the sounds and setups of revered guitarists into one intuitive plug-in. This time, the brand has collaborated with one of Vulfpeck’s groove-weaving guitarists, Cory Wong. Archetype: Cory Wong includes three amps, three cabinets with a 9-band graphic EQ for each, six pedal effects, plus a MIDI mappable wah pedal. The … Continue reading Cory Wong’s guitar rig comes to your DAW with Neural DSP Archetype

RØDE Microphones’ Peter Freedman Buys Kurt Cobain’s 1959 Martin D-18E Acoustic Guitar For $6.01 Million

Peter Freedman, founder of RØDE Microphones, has purchased Kurt Cobain’s 1959 Martin D-18E acoustic guitar for $6.01 million…

Get magical guitar tones with ujam Finisher VOODOO

Software developer, ujam, has released a brand new multi-effects Finisher plug-in for guitar players, that promises “organic, distorted, spicy, colourful, magical and dark textures”. Packing 50 multi-effects chains and 150 signature sound designer presets, VOODOO provides the power of a rack of audio processors with instant, inspiring results. It features a custom-designed effects matrix for … Continue reading Get magical guitar tones with ujam Finisher VOODOO

The 10 Best Guitar Sample Packs

Adding tasty guitar samples to a beat you’ve worked hard on is always an exciting moment. But getting good guitar recordings is often a challenge. Sometimes it’s easier to find ideas and inspiration from a guitar sample. To get you on the right path, here’s the 10 best royalty-free guitar sample packs. 1. Dave Foreman … Continue reading The 10 Best Guitar Sample Packs

New Gear Alert: Waves’ Content Creator Bundle, CrushStation by Eventide, Sabre Guitar from Ernie Ball & More

Waves is now shipping the Content Creator Audio Toolkit bundle. The Waves Content Creator Audio Toolkit is a new bundle for podcasters, YouTubers, and creators of live-streamed content. The bundle includes four easy-to-use plugins, including the new Playlist Rider plugin. Audio quality is known to be one of the main Read more… The post New … Continue reading New Gear Alert: Waves’ Content Creator Bundle, CrushStation by Eventide, Sabre Guitar from Ernie Ball & More

Guitar Center Furloughs 9,000 Employees

It should come as no surprise that Guitar Center has furloughed more than 9,000 of its employees due to the coronavirus outbreak. The stores can’t stay open while we’re all isolating, and although musicians and artists consider music and music-making tools to be an essential part of their lives, the rest of the world doesn’t … Continue reading Guitar Center Furloughs 9,000 Employees