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An Introduction to Partscasters, Frankensteins and Six-String Surrealism

Many partscasters, also known as Frankenstein guitars, begin innocently enough with a simple bridge humbucker replacement. But there are many reasons …

Mountain Biking

Hear Randy Rhoads' Isolated Guitar from Ozzy Osbourne's "Flying High Again"

Another isolated guitar recording has captured the attention—and the ears—of the guitar-loving masses!This time it's "Flying High Again," a song from …

Guitar

Amazon Launches Marketplace, Dell Partners with Microsoft - Small Business Trends

Etsy has long been known as the biggest name in the market for handmade goods. But it’s now facing some huge competition thanks to a new handmade …

Zooey Deschanel

The Ultimate Guide to Audio for Animation

Audio, sound effects and voice-overs can add impact and emotion to your animated film. Learn more about how to choose, plan and find audio for …

Creature Sound Design Insights from David Farmer, sound designer on The Hobbit & LOTR

Sound designer David Farmer has worked on a number of blockbusters such as the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit trilogies, King Kong, Underworld …

Music Production

Dehumaniser Pro Extended Intro Tutorial

The Smartest Entrepreneurs Are Listening to These 10 Podcasts

Want to become a better entrepreneur? Start listening to one or all of these 10 podcasts.<p>The rumor mill says Apple and major car manufacturers are in talks to have podcasting be the new "car radio." While I won't speculate, there is no doubting that podcast listenership has grown over the …

Entrepreneurship

22 Guitar Licks You Must Know for Rock, Blues and More! | TAB + AUDIO

140<p>SHARES<p>Why should you bother to learn other guitarists’ licks? What could you possibly gain from it? Shouldn’t you just work at creating your …

Electric Guitar

Logic Pro X: How to get the Classic Vocoder (singing synth) Effect

The Vocoder has been around for a long time—originally developed in the 1930s (!), and used for voice synthesis and even encryption (in WWII), it was …

Fretboard Workshop: Pentatonic Box Breakout

<b>Chops:</b> Intermediate <b><br>Theory:</b> Advanced Beginner <b><br>Lesson Overview:</b><br>• Learn how to apply arpeggios directly to a blues progression.<br>• Break out of only …

Electric Guitar

Bad Guitar Habits And How To Fix Them

Playing music can be a creative experience, and an emotional experience, but it's also a physical one. And just like any other physical pursuit - …

Guitar modding: how to solder guitar parts

Introduction<p><b>A lot of guitar mods, like swapping out pickups, involve a fair bit of soldering, so it's worth getting your iron-wielding technique up</b> …

How Playing Music Makes Your Life Much Better In All Aspects

I don’t need any empirical evidence to convince you that playing music can improve your life. But playing a musical instrument is more beneficial …

Interview: Creating the Unique Sounds of WINGS

In my book, WINGS is one of the most impressive SFX libraries to come out in a long while. It can be hard to come up with original, useful ideas for …

Music Production

Tips & Tricks – Sound Effects - Video & Filmmaker magazine

<b>Costly and difficult? Only if you want them to be. We take a look at a few key pointers on creating your own bone crushing punches, snow-walking</b> …

Universal Studios

The Painstaking Sound Design That Went Into 'Star Wars'

The voice is the creation of Ben Burtt, the sound designer of the film series. Chewie's vocalizations were created from actual field recordings of bears, lions, badgers, and other animals.<p>When <i>Star Wars</i> producer Gary Kurtz came calling, Burtt was a sound-obsessed student at USC's film school. Burtt …

Time I

Syrinscape Launches New Pathfinder and Sci-Fi SoundPacks

<b>Syrinscape</b>, the award-winning app that puts the power of custom, movie-like sound effects, soundscapes, and music, into the hands of the gamer, …

Inside the Lair of the Guy Behind Film's Most Iconic Sounds

Author: Bryan GardinerBryan Gardiner<p>gear<p>05.06.15<p>05:08 pm<p>Randy Thom's office at Skywalker Ranch sits tucked into the Northern California gully where …

The Unexpected Entrepreneur: An Exclusive Interview With Joe Satriani | Inc.com

Put aside selling millions of critically acclaimed solo albums. Put aside touring with Mick Jagger, Deep Purple, and Chickenfoot. Put aside teaching legendary guitarists like Steve Vai, Kirk Hammett, Andy Timmons, and Alex Skolnick and creating signature guitar and equipment lines. Put aside …

Business Strategy

Listen to This Supercut of All the Sound Effects in 'Star Wars'

The breaths, blasts, beeps, and pew-pews that made the Star Wars universe feel real<p>If you thought the internet has dissected <i>Stars Wars</i> from every conceivable angle, you are mistaken. Not that we're complaining. This video highlights all the sound effects of the classic films, which are often …

Fretboard Workshop: How to Improve Your Legato Technique

<b>Chops:</b> Intermediate <b><br>Theory:</b> Beginner <b><br>Lesson Overview:</b><br>• Build up strength in your fretting hand.<br>• Learn how to use geometric shapes across the …

The Recordist’s Tools

<i>Zen and the Art of Recording</i><br>© 2014 All Rights Reserved<p><i>The Recordist’s Tools</i><p>If you read the Internet audio boards, you’re probably familiar with the …

DIY Guitar Kits: Build your own electric guitar kit - huge range, free shipping

Guitar Exercise for Finger Independence and Control

Andy Timmons Guitar Lesson - #17 Phrasing - Electric Expression

Hannibal sound designer on how to scare people with music on 99 Percent Invisible.

<i>Roman Mars’ podcast 99% Invisible covers design questions large and small, from his fascination with rebar to the history of slot machines to the</i> …

TV

Careers: Sound designer Erik Aadahl's tips for success

LOS ANGELES — Sound designer Erik Aadahl appears on the latest episode of <i>Inside Quest,</i> “a Web series for the intellectually adventurous.” Tom Bilyeu, …

Interview with Ivo Ivanov of Glitchmachines (Part 1)

<i>For our 2nd interview we reached out to Ivo Ivanov of Glitchmachines. Ivo was kind enough to give us very detailed responses which we believe you</i> …

Typical Chord and Scale Combinations

[ padding=”0 20px 0 20px”]<p>Which scales work best with which chords?<p>With so many scales out there it can be confusing trying to figure out which ones …

Cleaning Pots and Switches

Controls crackling? Simply cleaning potentiometers and switches can help.<p>If you’re not already aware of it, let <i>Tech Talk</i> introduce you to the wonders …