Variax Workbench Software

We decided to hang on to the Virtual Capo video for the moment, to spread the news that every James Tyler Variax® digital modeling guitar will be shipping with Variax® Workbench™ software! Variax Workbench is your virtual custom shop. Choose from famous guitar bodies, pickups, pickup placement, tone and volume controls, and tweak away until […]

Riff and Riffability with POD X3 Live

Can you name them all? In this video, paulhindmarshmusic takes us on a tour of his favorite guitar riffs with POD X3 Live and I’m thoroughly impressed at how well he manages to link them all together into one cohesive bit. If you liked the video, let him know in the comments section here. Want […]

On The Road with Mike Longworth and Loads of Line 6 Gear

Back in March, 2010, customer-service superstar Line6Miller had a chance to chat via text message with Kisses For Kings/Mest guitarist Mike Longworth. They talked about the Line 6 gear Mike uses and relies on live, as well as some of his other musical projects and backgrounds. Rick: Hey Mike! Thanks for taking the time to […]

The Alt Tune Knob

Imagine going from a Stones tuning to a Zep tuning with the twist of a knob. Imagine having more foxy in your Foxy Lady because you are tuned to Eb without touching a tuner. Imagine playing slide guitar without lugging an extra axe. Imagine being ready to play in D because your singer is having […]

Propellerhead Record + Line 6 FBV Foot Controller: Live Guitar Looping

By Line6Piper Line6Piper (aka Matt Piper) demonstrates live guitar loop recording using the Line 6 FBV Shortboard™ MkII. Matt is the in-house Propellerhead Product Specialist at Line 6, and the author of the acclaimed instructional guide, Reason 4 Ignite. The latest update of Propellerhead Record (version 1.0.1) adds Remote support for FBV Shortboard MkII and […]

Piezo Pickups: The Heart of the Matter

A few blogs back I talked about all the things that James Tyler brought to our new custom bridges. In parallel, Lloyd Baggs and company (of L. R. Baggs) spent an incredible amount of time and effort perfecting the piezos. First-gen Variax® players helped us identify some of the features they wanted to see in […]

When Was Your First Tone Epiphany?

Music is a passion for Line6Angela, and the fact that she’s not a guitarist gives her an interesting perspective on guitar tone. A job at Line 6, a few concerts at a legendary Los Angeles music venue, and a sonic epiphany are all it took for Line6Angela to develop a real appreciation for tone. By […]