Are Guitars Killing the Rainforest? Making Music

Are Guitars Killing the Rainforest?

No Comments 13 October 2011

Iconic US guitar maker Gibson is facing a criminal probe over claims it broke environmental laws while importing wood. So is music the next threat to the world’s forests?

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An Introduction to Field Recording

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An Introduction to Field Recording

No Comments 13 October 2011

Though ideal, transporting one’s entire studio setup would be simply impossible for the majority of field recording that takes place. Even in situations where we might have the luxury of a power supply or even a table to set it all up, such as a venue, it just wouldn’t be practical.

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Product Review: RocknRoller Multi-Cart R10

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Product Review: RocknRoller Multi-Cart R10

No Comments 13 October 2011

Move gear more easily with a cart that’s right out of a Transformers movie. $239.99 MSRP, $169.99 street.

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Lexicon Releases MPX Native Reverb Plug-In

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Lexicon Releases MPX Native Reverb Plug-In

1 Comment 12 October 2011

Harman’s Lexicon Studio-Quality Reverb is now more accessible than ever with the introduction of the MPX Native Reverb Plug-In.

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Basic Electric Guitar Circuits - Potentiometers and Tone Capacitors

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Basic Electric Guitar Circuits - Potentiometers and Tone Capacitors

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What is a Potentiometer? Potentiometers, or “pots” for short, are used for volume and tone control in electric guitars. They allow us to alter the electrical resistance in a circuit at the turn of a knob. It’s useful to know the fundamental relationship between voltage, current and resistance known as Ohm’s Law when understanding how electric guitar circuits work.

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Transposing For Guitarists - Don’t Worry, This Won’t Hurt a Bit

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Transposing For Guitarists - Don’t Worry, This Won’t Hurt a Bit

No Comments 12 October 2011

If you’re expecting a huge theory lesson that’ll make your eyes roll up inside your head, have no fear. These methods are so easy your cat could do them… if she had opposable thumbs.

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Digital Media Wire Announces Three November Film / TV Events

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Digital Media Wire Announces Three November Film / TV Events

No Comments 12 October 2011

These high level events bring together an exclusive group of industry thought-leaders to discuss the current state of the industry, production technologies and how film and transmedia deals will be struck in the coming years.

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