Line 6 Sonic Port – Recording In Garageband

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This video takes a look at using the Line 6 Sonic Port to record guitar into Garageband.

via Line 6 Movies:

Sonic Port gives you best-in-class audio quality and inspiring guitar tones on your iOS device. You can jam with the tones of your favorite artists, connect keyboards and speakers to create your mobile recording studio, or plug into your amp and play live. It’s perfect for GarageBand, Jammit, Line 6 Mobile POD and other CoreAudio apps.

 

Play iPad Synths With Your Guitar & Use Audiobus to Record

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This tutorial takes a look at how to play iPad synth apps with your guitar and then record them using AudioBus.

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Slash in the Studio

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These are the first to parts of a new video series, Slash In The Studio, that takes a look at Slash working on his latest album.

Slash opened up his recording studio, allowing unprecedented access into the mind and music of one of our guitar legends.

Continue reading Slash in the Studio

Mic Placement For Guitar Amps

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Producer/Engineer Joe Barresi (Tool, Melvins, Queens of the Stone Age, Pennywise, Bad Religion, Chevelle, etc) demonstrates how to mic a 4×12 cabinet and how he gets his guitar sound.

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Line 6 Pod HD Desktop Guitar Effects (Review)

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Here’s a quick review, via sonicstate, of the Line 6 Pod HD desktop effects processor:

Another Pod featuring the new HD Amp models from Line 6. 22 amps, 22 preamps, 16 cabs, 8 mics and 100+ stomps.

Extreme Metal Production Secrets

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This set of videos, via soundonsoundvideo, features Mark Mynett talking to Russ Russell about extreme metal production.

The audio and video quality on this aren’t great, but Russ Russel has a lot of interesting extreme metal production secrets to share.  Continue reading Extreme Metal Production Secrets

Strymon El Capistan dTape Echo Review

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This is a review and demo of the Strymon El Capistan dTape Echo – a digital tape echo pedal with accurate modeling and features to help create the nuances of old Tape Echo units.

The El Capistan dTape Echo retails for $299.

Features below.  Continue reading Strymon El Capistan dTape Echo Review

GuitarJack Review

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This video takes a quick look at the Sonoma Wire Works Guitarjack – a device for connecting your guitar to your iPhone or iPod touch.

Dave Grohl Exclusive Garage Studio Tour

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Dave Grohl gives you a tour of his f****** awesome garage studio.

He doesn’t have much to say about the awesome pink bike, but he does share his thoughs on recording to analog.

via mydavevotional

AmpliTube + iRig Review

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This is a review of AmpliTube & iRig, a combination that lets you run guitar amps and effects on your iPhone or iPad.

IK Multimedia AmpliTube iRig is a combination of an easy-to-use instrument interface adapter and guitar and bass tone mobile software:

With AmpliTube iRig, you can plug your guitar into your iPhone/iPod touch/iPad and jam anywhere. Simply plug the iRig interface into your mobile device, plug your instrument into the appropriate input jack, plug in your headphones, amp or powered speakers, download ‘AmpliTube FREE’ version for iPhone or for iPad, and start rocking.

You’ll have at your fingertips the sound and control up to 4 recombinable simultaneous stompbox effects + amplifier + cabinet + microphone just like a traditional guitar or bass stage rig!

Add amps and effects as you need them — you can expand your rig with up to 11 stomps, 5 amps, 5 cabinets and 2 microphones in the AmpliTube iRig app custom shop.

Amplitube iRig retails for $39.99. You can find out more about it at the IK Multimedia site.

If you’ve used AmpliTube iRig – leave a comment and let us know what you think of it!