Displaying articles for: February 2013
Check out 10 pedal targets for multieffects pedal control, find out how to increase guitar sustain with control-room feedback, and when you're recording, emulate vintage phase shifter effects with a DAW's parameteric EQ. And in addition to our selection of Cool Threads and Newsmakers, find out how to optimize searches and also, you might want to consider being careful what you wish for. It's all in this week's issue of the Harmony Central Newsletter.
Hey! It's time to get LOUD! Find out how to get loud masters without overcompressing, and find out about the secrets of loudness with guitar amps and speakers. Not enough? Get that pumping, big drum sound for dance mixes with Reason 6.5. Then there's the provocative Dear Musician, "Vaporware Meets Option Paralysis," a bunch of cool threads, the newsmakers that got our attention this week, and details on how to add a signature to your forum posts.
This week, the HC Newsletter turns its attention to tech trends at the last NAMM show, then segues into a bunch of useful tips: How to do transparent (and non-annoying!) vocal pitch correction; how to take full advatage of busing, grouping, and parallel processing with today's DAWs; and the lowdown on how to post images in HC's new platform—it's a lot more flexible than it might appear on the surface. Of course, there's also Cool Threads to keep you in the loop on hot forum topics, Newsmakers with info on some of the week's more interesting product introductions, and Riffs from HC is happy to announce that HCTV is on the air with our complete NAMM coverage.
This issue features articles on how to make your own loops (they're not just for DJs anymore), a way to beef up your guitar sound by combining magnetic and piezo pickups, and a hot tip that just might save you a major computer repair bill. The "Dear Musician" section gives some insights into what goes on behind the scenes when making Harmony Central's NAMM videos, and as usual, there's a summary of cool forum threads and info on the latest music industry newsmakers.
This issue focuses on the wacky world of distortion terminology (really, what is a "void" control?), the secrets of how to prep vocals for mixdown - whether for vocals or even narration, and for all you road warriors, tips on how to beat jet lag. And of course, there are Cool Threads with a focus on forum threads with tips about how to use the new site's features, Newsmakers with the first new items from Winter NAMM 2013, and a "Dear Musician" that analyzes the pre-NAMM state of the musical instrument industry.
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