Propellerhead Record: Mixer Tips & Tricks #1: Sine Wave Sub Kick

By Line6Piper Line6Piper (aka Matt Piper) teaches you how to add a sub-bass sine wave to each kick of the bass drum in an acoustic drum track. Matt is the in-house Propellerhead Product Specialist at Line 6, and the author of the acclaimed instructional guide, Reason 4 Ignite. A feature in Propellerhead Record that really […]

Guitar Redefined: Announcing the James Tyler Variax

James Tyler Variax is the first truly advanced guitar of the 21st century, and its story is as deep and colorful as a flame-top finish. Welcome to the opening post of TylerVariax.com, your portal to all things JTV. Over the coming months you’ll be privy to production information that most guitar companies would rather keep […]

Rocking Iraq with Catchpenny and POD xt Live

Rock and roll is an adventure. Anyone who says otherwise can take it up with Christian Schauf, singer/guitarist of Minneapolis rock band Catchpenny. His story includes more action than a summer blockbuster, and a soundtrack that’s as good. By Christian Schauf (Catchpenny) My guess is that anyone reading this blog shares a lot of similarities […]

Propellerhead Record + Reason: Playing Guitar Through the Reason Synths (Part Two)

By Line6Piper Line6Piper (aka Matt Piper) teaches you how to play your guitar through Reason’s Thor synthesizer. Matt is the in-house Propellerhead Product Specialist at Line 6, and the author of the acclaimed instructional guide, Reason 4 Ignite. I suspect that for many people, the most sought-after bit of information in this latest video will […]

Video Spotlight: Zelda Theme

Zelda Main Theme: metalkrapo has put together quite a creative video using the Variax and a POD X3 Live.  It builds slowly in the beginning but the ending is worth the wait.  Complete annotations are provided explaining the gear he used and the process for building the live loops. If you liked the video, let […]