Mikheil Chkhaidze

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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Output Tubes

However many fancy gizmos the techs devise to give us “warm, tube-like” guitar sounds, real tonehounds know it’s only happening in one place: real …

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Preamp Tubes

<b>Part 1: Preamp Tubes</b><p>Ah, tubes. We love ’em, don’t we? But to help them really love us back—and I mean with big, juicy, bear-hug love—we need to know …

Article: The Truth About Guitar Cables

<i>A Cable Is Not Just a Piece of Wire . . .</i><p><i>By Craig Anderton</i><p>If a guitar player hears something that an engineer says is impossible, lay your bets on …

Optimising The Latency Of Your PC Audio Interface

If you're tempted to go and make a cup of tea in the gap between pressing a note on your keyboard and hearing it play on your soft synth, you need …

Home Studio Recording Tips From a Pro Music Producer

From preamps to compression, pro music producer gives advice for home studio owners<p><i>Echoes’ Andre Calilhanna talks with Philadelphia-area</i> …

How to Mix Instrument Frequencies for Best Sound

Mixing is both an art and science. Why? It is an art because there are no limitations in being creative. It is a science because there are methods to …

Music Production

Top 20 Best Compressors Of All Time

In this definitive run down of the world’s top hardware compressors both ancient and modern, a superlative-drained David Felton rolls out the …

3 Mixing Secrets From The Legendary Andy Wallace

If you like hard hitting rock mixes, then you probably like Andy Wallace's work. Famous for mixing Nirvana, Foo Fighters, Coldplay, and even Guns N …

20 Ways To Play Guitar Better

Getting better on guitar is all about learning. You may think you’re doing fine, but all players can improve with some thought about what they’re …

TMP Guide to Guitars – Day 2 – Mic Technique

Today’s post is all about mic technique for guitar cabs. When it comes to recording guitar, I still think that real amps sound better than digital …

Recording The Bass Amp

Today everyone is conditioned to go direct with the bass guitar that many times miking a bass amp is completely overlooked. That's too bad because it …

Double Tracking Guitars

Recording the same guitar part twice, and then combing them in the mix is known as “double tracking”. It is a simple technique which can be very …

Guitar

Tube Amp Rebuild (and Mod)

Introduction: Tube Amp Rebuild (and Mod)<p>About: Go sit in the Faraday cage and think about what you've done... More About gmoon »<p>Striving for that <i>old</i> …

Arduino

Article: 16 Quick Vocal Fixes

<i>When you're about to lay down a vocal, one of these tips just might help save a take</i><p>By Craig Anderton<p>These 16 tips can be helpful while recording, …

How to Fatten Up Your Guitar Tracks

Just about anyone who has listened to modern music in one form or another can appreciate a quality guitar tone. From solid clean chords to full on …

The 10 Best Studio Monitors/Speakers for Home Recording

More so that perhaps any other recording studio equipment…<p><b>Studio monitors</b> are regarded as possibly the single most important tool for achieving great …

Audiophile

Optimising Electric Guitars For The Studio

Half the battle in capturing a great electric guitar sound lies in understanding problems with the instrument itself — and solving them …

A Foolproof Method For Miking A Guitar Amp

Sometimes getting an electric guitar center is dead easy and other times getting the sound to fit into the track seems like the most difficult thing …

How To Make Your Own Distortion Pedal

A brief history of distortion.<p>In the mid 50's, when electric guitars became popular, all amplifiers were designed for vocals, and they didn't really …

When over-compression sounds great

One of the most popular posts on this site is “Using compression to add punch, warmth and power to your mix” – a tutorial to help people get started …

Music Production

How to Reamp, Getting Out of the Box

<b>Be sure to check out Ben's Reamping Techniques tutorial video for even more info on taking your DI sounds out of the box (and then back into the box).</b><p>…

Music Production

A Beginners’ Guide To Acoustic Treatment

An account of an acoustic newbie's journey from bare walls to a well‑balanced, sonically pleasant space.<p>The physics of the propagation of sound is …

4 Tips For A Great Recording

It's book excerpt time again, this time from <b>How To Make Your Band Sound Great,</b> a particular favorite of mine. This excerpt contains 4 tips for a …

Recording Guitar Amp with a Microphone Tutorial

WATCH TRAILER<p>Recording Electric Guitar Amp<p>$23<p>19min<p>(60)<p>Fab examines the process of recording an electric guitar amp. By focusing on things like …

Recording and Mic'ing Bass

Thunder. Ah yes. So you’ve spent hours trying to get the perfect bass sound in your mix. You’ve twisted every dial the EQ has to offer and punished …

Home Recording 101

Create Professional Home Recordings on a Limited Budget.<p>Technology has made the art of home recording more affordable than ever. That said, where do …

Mixing Drums, Part 1: Phase and Compression

So you’ve recorded drums with multiple mic’s (close and ambient) and it’s time to mix them. There are too many variables to give you exactly what you …