A few months ago, I got a call from England and was invited to join a band whose first gig before touring Europe was to be a charity event at the Royal Albert Hall in London. I haven’t played in an actual band in quite a few years. (Let’s put it this way, last time […]
Mar 11, 2011 Line 6 Tips & Tricks
By Jim Dalrymple When Avid released Pro Tools® 9, one of the biggest developments was support for third-party USB audio interfaces. For Line 6 users, this means we can finally take full advantage of all the amazing hardware and software features of our POD Studio™ interfaces and use them in the Pro Tools platform. Here […]
Mar 10, 2011 Line 6 General
Jack explores each of the Tyler-designed pickups in the JTV-69 and spends some time investigating the “voodoo” that lives between the middle single-coil pickup and the bridge humbucker. (Voodoo courtesy of James Tyler).
Mar 1, 2011 Line 6 General
Jack describes his first impressions of JTV-69, showcases some of James Tyler’s design choices and discusses how playing an unplugged James Tyler Variax can tell you a lot about the guitar.
Feb 24, 2011 Line 6 General
What do you do at Line 6? I have a great job, I’m the Creative Manager. My main responsibility is making sure all of our marketing and advertising supports the Line 6 brand. Line 6 takes its brand very seriously. Whenever someone comes in contact with Line 6 through our website, product packaging, magazine ads, […]
Feb 17, 2011 Line 6 General
Greetings guitarists and fellow travelers on the plank-spankers’ journey. Welcome to the first entry of my deep dive into the James Tyler Variax digital modeling guitar. Over the next few months I invite you to join me as I run the guitar through some real-world paces taking it from studio to stage. But first, a […]
Line 6 Propellerhead Product Specialist Matt Piper discusses performing live, what he does at Line 6 and how he ended up working there, and how he uses Line 6 and Propellerhead products in his music.
Feb 4, 2011 Line 6 General
What do you do at Line 6? Product Design Manager. I manage all the non-engineering aspects of the products including getting the product manuals written, the silk art created and the packaging scheduled. How did you end up at Line 6? Some friends who worked here got me involved on some projects on a per […]
Feb 3, 2011 Line 6 General
Exciting news! James Tyler Variax guitars are now shipping and the JTV community can finally taste the first fruits of our efforts! But here’s the rub. While the response to the product has been overwhelming it has created a situation in which the demand for the guitars is greater than the supply. This leads us […]
Jan 28, 2011 Line 6 Tips & Tricks
Photo by Playstar Rocker Your masterpiece is finally complete and you’re ready to go live to the world. It’s time to output your video and upload it to an online video site. This is where we talk about formatting and compression. Most of the big video sites like YouTube and Vimeo will accept a lot […]
You’ve got your instruments, you’ve got your gear, and you’ve even invested in some recording equipment. Yet you find months slipping by with little or nothing recorded. Often the hardest part is just getting started. If you find yourself in this situation, I hope you will benefit from reading a few suggestions that have helped me.
Are you running the DAW software that’s right for you? Continuing the Line 6 Home Recording series, this article explores a few different software options and offers step-by-step instructions for one we think you’ll like. Make sure to read Part 1 (the Computer) and Part 2 (Choosing Microphones) of this series. By Philip De Lancie […]
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Jan 7, 2011 Line 6 Tips & Tricks
Photo by Thundercheese Most great videos are a combination of a little bit of inspiration and a lot of great editing. I once was on a video shoot with a very well-known guitar player (names will be omitted to protect the innocent) and for a short minute of soloing he continued to do take after […]