“If it isn’t recorded, it doesn’t exist” — The One Thing Every Influential Guitar Tone Has In Common

“I love how you have created a goldmine of fantastic guitar youtube content by doing 1 simple thing no one has ever thought to do in the history of guitar youtube: Apply critical thinking skills.” “You’re the hero the guitar community didn’t want, but the hero we so desperately need.” “I’m curious about the 43 … Read more

Digging Behind, Beneath Chicago’s ARC Music Festival — sudden, massive, powerful, yet corporately ‘unclaimed’ — authentic and organic, or another psyop?

Summary — This thing was developed and is put-on by individuals and groups seemingly unknown and comparatively hidden from the public .. focusing on a class of music revealed as easily, readily and often polluted with MKULTRA mechanisms of mind-control, social-engineering, subliminals perhaps in terms of rhythms and at least in terms of A440 scale … Read more

Sound Quality and Effects

Sound quality and effects play crucial roles in shaping the overall auditory experience in music, film, television, and various other forms of media. Here’s an overview of sound quality and effects and their significance: 1. **Sound Quality**: Sound quality refers to the characteristics of sound that determine its clarity, fidelity, and richness. Key aspects of … Read more

Guitar Preamp Tone Explained – by Phil Taylor / Effectrode

Guitar Preamp Tone Explained by Phil Taylor For images and entire article: http://www.effectrode.com/blackbird-vacuum-tube-preamp/guitar-preamp-tone-explained/   During the research and development of the ‘Blackbird’ vacuum tube preamp I undertook a thorough investigation into tube preamp circuits in a quest to discover just what factors are important in creating great guitar tone. The following article is a result of … Read more

50-year old Heathkit Fuzz Pedal, FranLab

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YlUgK3AUlD0     Heathkit was a well-known manufacturer of DIY electronics kits, including various audio equipment such as amplifiers, radios, and speakers. While Heathkit did not produce a specific fuzz pedal, they did offer kits for building guitar effects pedals, including distortion, fuzz, and overdrive units. One of the most notable kits produced by … Read more

On the Fallacy of “Limited Bandwidth” in Guitar Amplification

Content Malcolm Moore explains why limitations are not preferable “For a guitar, the audio spectrum needs are wide. …The lower open E string has a fundamental of about 128 Hz, and significant harmonics are the second, fourth, sixth and eighth meaning the spectrum here extends to 1024 Hz. On the twelfth fret on the upper … Read more

GAGA and the Wet Dry Wet Rig, by Dave Garfinkle

Abstract Recently I wanted to join the ranks of those who play their effects signal separately from their main signal, the benefits include a better control of the volume of the two signals as well as a huge sound stage…   Content GAGA is an excellent front end for a Wet Dry Wet rig. Here … Read more