Backstage and on the Road: Johnny Starbuck Discusses 30 Years of Life as a Roadie for The Rolling Stones (Part 2)

Being a roadie or tech for a band is not easy. Being a roadie for arguably one of the greatest rock and roll bands ever in my mind is just plain frightening but that’s exactly what Johnny Starbuck has done. Johnny has been traveling as a roadie with The Rolling Stones for over 30 years […]

Backstage and on the Road: Johnny Starbuck Discusses 30 Years of Life as a Roadie for The Rolling Stones (Part 1)

Being a roadie or tech for a band is not easy. Being a roadie for arguably one of the greatest rock and roll bands ever in my mind is just plain frightening but that’s exactly what Johnny Starbuck has done. Johnny has been traveling as a roadie with The Rolling Stones for over 30 years […]

What it Takes to Stage. Your Revolution.

It happens every year here around late summer. I’d say August. The excited whispers and anticipation throughout the offices at Line 6 are usually a tell tale sign. What’s it going to be like this year? Will any new products be unveiled? What room will we have? For Line 6, the annual NAMM (National Association […]

Going Mobile with Line 6 at CES

Line 6′s first year at CES features live music, including a surprise performance by Jordan Rudess on Mobile Keys™!

Alligator: 3-band Rhythmic Gate Effect

“Man, when you were demonstrating Alligator, I kept hearing ‘ch-ching, ch-ching, ch-ching!’ in my mind as I imagined how much music I could make quickly and easily using that device!”

Behind the Scenes with Co-Founder Michel Doidic

Michel Doidic, co-founder of Line 6 with Marcus Ryle, reflects on the company’s founding and its pivotal product introductions. Line 6 is the industry leader in digital modeling technology, and has been the pioneer in bringing a host of modeling products, both hardware and software based, to musicians worldwide. In the following Q&A, Michel Doidic […]

The Echo: Living, Breathing, Musical New Delay Effect in Reason 6

One thing that I have wanted for a long time in Reason is a new delay effect that I could play like a musical instrument. One that could get all the grungy vintage analog and tape delay effects, with infinite feedback (filtered of course) that would react to changes in delay time just like an old analog effect. In Reason 6, Propellerhead has given me that and more in the form of The Echo!

12 Delays, 4 Bands, 1 Stompbox Modeler: Keigo Oyamada (aka Cornelius) on M13

As a member of Yoko Ono’s Plastic Ono Band and support guitarist for re-united Yellow Magic Orchestra, Keigo Oyamada (known as Cornelius for his one-man project), has been using M13 Stompbox Modeler as the core of his guitar rig. He just finished playing with YMO at the Hollywood Bowl for the first time since YMO’s […]

Puliveriser Demolition – The new way to shred your sound in Reason 6

The first time I used Pulveriser, I did not read the instruction manual. I simply put it on a drum loop, twisted a couple of knobs, and immediately my drums went from “ok drums” to “totally bad ass twisted evil awesome drums.” At that moment I knew: We are going to hear people using Pulveriser on a lot of music from here on out! Never before have I used a sound processor that made it so easy to drastically improve the sound of my drums, vocals, and bass sounds.

Propellerhead Balance with Reason Essentials

Balance is the new USB 2.0 bus powered audio interface from Propellerhead. Reason owners and Record owners who purchase Balance receive a free Reason 6 Upgrade download. Balance is the only audio interface specifically designed to work with Propellerhead Reason. It also works with other pro audio apps, as well as iTunes, Windows Media Player, and more.

Reason 6 Upgrade!

Find out what’s new in Reason 6! The Reason 6 Upgrade will update any registered full version of Reason or Record to Reason 6!

Employee Spotlight: Rich Renken, Artist Relations/Customer Advocate

1. How did you come to work at Line 6? I met a super-cool cat who works for Line 6 named Darrell Smith and learned that he was a killer keyboardist and musician. On a project I was engineering and mixing, we hired him to play keys. We became good friends and he and I […]

POD HD Multi-effects Get Extra Models and More with Free v1.3 Firmware Update

Welcome to our 100th blog post! When we asked our Facebook friends what they thought our 100th post should be about, “more info on the POD HD v1.3 update” was a popular response. Well, ask and ye shall receive! Dive deep into v1.3 with Line 6 DSP guru Kris Daniel and find out what’s behind […]

How to Record a Song – Part 5: Vocals and Pitch Correction

Line 6′s Propellerhead Product Specialist Matt Piper uses Propellerhead’s Record Reason Duo software to record vocals and add vocal pitch correction and synthesized vocal harmonies in part 5 of his “How to Record a Song” series.

Deep Dive into the Effects of the POD HD Multi-Effects Processors: Dynamic Delay

The Dynamic Delay effect in the POD HD multi-effects processors is, in my opinion, the cleanest sounding digital delay model in the entire device. It should be. It’s inspired by* the famous T.C. Electronic® 2290 Dynamic Digital Delay, a true industry standard in the music world throughout the late 80s into the 90s and even […]

Employee Spotlight: Angelo Mazzocco, Lead DSP and Embedded Systems Engineer

1. Before you came to Line 6, what, if any, was your previous experience working in the music industry? None! I grew up playing guitar and recording music with my friends, but Line 6 is my first full-time job out of college. While in college, I had been building distortion boxes after hours in the […]

How to Record a Song – Part 4: Keyboards and Editing

Line 6′s Propellerhead Product Specialist Matt Piper shows you how to record a keyboard part and how to edit a song in part 4 of his “How to Record a Song” series.

Deep Dive into the Effects of the POD HD Multi-Effects Processors: Echo Platter

The Echo Platter delay model on the POD HD multi-effect processors is a very special effect indeed. It is based on one of the most sought-after and revered delay effects of all time, the Binson Echorec. Brief History of Binson The very first Echorec units were introduced in the late 1950s. Located in Milan, Italy, […]

Employee Spotlight: Valerie Corabi, Office Assistant

Before you came to Line 6, what, if any, was your previous experience working in the music industry? I was a makeup artist for many ’80s and ’90s rock bands. I have done makeup for Scorpions, David Lee Roth, Michael Schenker, Queensryche and many more. I have done magazines, CD covers and videos and have […]

How to Record a Song – Part 3: Programming Drums and Percussion

Line 6′s Propellerhead Product Specialist Matt Piper shows you how to program beats in part 3 of his “How to Record a Song” series.

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