Making Music Videos For YouTube | Part 1

Jordan Colley is the resident video production guy at Line 6 HQ. You might remember his work from “that video that you saw on YouTube” or his epic masterpiece, “that other video you saw on Line6.com”. Making a compelling demonstration or music video can seem like a secret art sometimes, but it doesn’t have to […]

Guide to Home Recording, Part 2: Choosing Microphones

Vocals to drums, the right microphones ensure the best recordings. This article continues Line 6′s home recording series with an exploration into the most common microphone types, specs and applications. Big recording budgets, giant studios and seasoned engineers are becoming increasingly scarce so be sure you’re making the right microphone choices. Read Part 1 of […]

Dialing In Spider Valve MkII Tones: Pt. 3

Line 6 Expert Rowbi has been a Line6.com Community member since November 25, 2006, has posted over 4,000 times and has earned over 3,000 points. He’s treating us to a series of blog posts and videos centered on one area of his expertise: Spider Valve™ MkII guitar amplifiers. For more helpful gear tutorials, visit Rowbi’s […]

Guide to Home Recording, Part 1: The Computer

Big budgets, giant studios and seasoned engineers are becoming increasingly scarce, and more and more musicians are recording their music at home. This article, the first in a multi-part series, explores and demystifies the fundamentals of home recording: everything from software to interfaces and beyond. By Philip De Lancie Whether you’re a singer-songwriter or in […]

Dialing In Spider Valve MkII Tones: Pt. 2

Line 6 Expert Rowbi has been a Line6.com Community member since November 25, 2006, has posted over 3,700 times and has earned over 3,000 points. He’s treating us to a series of blog posts and videos centered on one area of his expertise: Spider Valve™ MkII guitar amplifiers. For more helpful gear tutorials,visit Rowbi’s website. […]

Propellerhead Community: Peff’s BitCrusher BC3 Combinator

Peff, aka Kurt Kurasaki, is constantly coming up with innovative and inspiring ways to use Propellerhead Reason and Propellerhead Record. Some of his fine work can be found in the Record and Reason Soundbank ReFills, and he regularly posts on his blog about new ideas he’s trying out, providing food for thought along with several […]

Dialing In Spider Valve MkII Tones: Pt. 1

Line 6 Expert Rowbi has been a Line6.com Community member since November 25, 2006, has posted over 3,700 times and has earned over 3,000 points. He’s treating us to a series of blog posts and videos centered on one area of his expertise: Spider Valve MkII guitar amplifiers. For more helpful gear tutorials,visit Rowbi’s website. […]

Thinking Outside the Box with FBV Shortboard MkII

Do you know everything there is to know about FBV Shortboard™ MkII? Think again! Watch and learn as Line 6 support superstar Line6Miller takes iTunes to task with his trusty foot controller. By Line6Miller After reading Line6Colley’s blog post last week about how he uses BackTrack™ to capture his dog’s barking, I figured why not […]

Line 6 FBV MkII Series Foot Controllers and POD Farm 2

In my last video, I demonstrated how to do live guitar loop recording with the Line 6 FBV Shortboard™ MkII and Propellerhead Record. In this video, I use the FBV Shortboard MkII to control POD Farm™ 2. If you already own FBV Shortboard MkII or FBV Express™ MkII, and also own POD Farm 2 standalone, […]

BarkTrack

What sound does one dog barking make if no one is around to hear it?  I know the answer now, friends, and it is all thanks to BackTrack + Mic. It’s always interesting to hear about uses that people have for Line 6 gear that we never anticipated, so I thought today I would share […]

The virtues of Virtual Capo

As promised, here’s a video showing some of the incredible benefits of Virtual Capo. (Rich is using a JTV-69US.) Enjoy!

Collaborating Online

By Line6Piper Line6Piper (aka Matt Piper) explains his process for online musical collaboration, and compares features of three online services you can use for this. Matt is the in-house Propellerhead Product Specialist at Line 6, and the author of the instructional guides Reason 4 Ignite and Using Reason’s Virtual Instruments. Whether you are a professional […]

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 […]

Propellerhead Record + Reason: Ring Modulator Guitar

By Line6Piper Line6Piper (aka Matt Piper) teaches you how to use Record and Reason to add a Ring Modulator effect to your guitar. Matt is the in-house Propellerhead Product Specialist at Line 6, and the author of the acclaimed instructional guide, Reason 4 Ignite. Sometimes I enjoy making some rather strange sounds with my guitar, […]

Propellerhead Record + Reason: How to Make Talk Box and Auto-Wah Effects

By Line6Piper Line6Piper (aka Matt Piper) teaches you how to simulate a Talk Box effect, and how to make a classic Auto-Wah effect. Matt is the in-house Propellerhead Product Specialist at Line 6, and the author of the acclaimed instructional guide, Reason 4 Ignite. As a guitarist and a long-time user of Propellerhead Reason, I […]

Using an Expression pedal with Line 6 Stompbox Modelers

In the array of tools available to guitar players, I think the expression pedal might be the most underutilized tool in the box.  Adding an expression pedal, like a Line 6 EX-1, to the arsenal is the perfect solution for controlling volume and wah, pitch bending, modifying the length of your delay time, creating reverb […]

Propellerhead Record + Reason: Mixer Tips & Tricks #2: Pattern Tremolo

By  Line6Piper Line6Piper (aka Matt Piper) teaches you how to create a Pattern Tremolo effect using the CV Level Input on a channel of Record’s mixer. Matt is the in-house Propellerhead  Product Specialist at Line 6, and the author of the acclaimed instructional guide, Reason 4 Ignite. Each channel on the mixer in Propellerhead Record […]

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 […]

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 […]

What is reamping and how do I reamp?

Reamping is a technique that allows you to capture a dry (unprocessed) guitar signal so that later, if you decide you want to change your tone, you can alter the signal processing without having to replay the guitar parts. There are a few ways to reamp guitar tracks. In this article, I will go over […]

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