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 […]

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 […]

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

It’s amazing how many classic, groundbreaking delay effect models are loaded into the POD HD multi-effects processors. In my previous blog posts in this series we’ve already touched on a few of these great delay effects and this week is no exception. The Multi-Head delay effect loaded into the POD HD multi-effects processors is inspired […]

Musical Odyssey, with a Side of Mealworms

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Some gigs are a little stranger than others. This would be one of those.

Relay G30, M9, and Spin Kicks: On the Road with Glen Phillips

Singer-songwriter Glen Phillips is a true road warrior.  Nonstop recording and touring with his four bands (including seminal alt-rock group Toad the Wet Sprocket) means Glen needs gear that sounds good, is built tough, and can fit in a backpack when necessary. That’s where Line 6 comes in. By Glen Phillips I never thought these […]

M9: The Cure For Lousy Backlines Everywhere

Busy guitarist Mike McManus knows better than to rely solely on backline amps for his guitar tones. Which is why he doesn’t leave home without his Line 6 M9 Stompbox Modeler. Two cities in two nights with two different bands = zero opportunity for tonal meltdown. By Mike McManus Fly-away gigs. Every working musician does […]

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 […]

The Great and Powerful M9 Has Spoken

Pay no attention to the pedal behind the curtain!  The M9 Stompbox Modeler has been unleashed on the world for a few months now and you’ve posted some interesting videos showcasing how to put this gizmo to use. M9 Tutorial: studio1087 does a great job of explaining some of the subtle operation steps that make […]

M9 Stompbox Modeler Onstage with Roger Daltrey

By Loren Gold When he’s not music-directing Hilary Duff, composing TV soundtracks, or keeping contestants moving on Dancing With The Stars, Los Angeles-based keyboardist Loren Gold is working with the Who for the Super Bowl XLIV halftime show, one of the most anticipated musical events of the year. Loren’s setup isn’t complete without its newest […]

A Message from JT of Hawthorne Heights

At Hawthorne Heights, we know only 2 things: hard work and touring, and they seem to go hand in hand. To hype our new record, called Skeletons, we are stripping away all the extravagances of a normal Hawthorn Heights tour. Instead, we will be rocking out in small clubs across the US to bring our […]

M9 Stompbox Modeler: Saul Zonana’s First Impressions

By Saul Zonana Guitarist Saul Zonana has played with everybody from Adrian Belew to Kings X. Most recently he has been racking up his production credits, and touring in support of his latest CD, Blue Monkey. Just off the road and back in the studio, I’m working on an album that has so much room […]