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 […]

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.

M9: Replacing Teddy’s NYC Subway Pedal Board

When tone-tweaker and M13 evangelist Teddy Kumpel needs to pare down his rig and brave the New York City subways, he grabs his M9 and heads out the door. But it wasn’t always this easy… By Teddy Kumpel If you’ve read my other blog posts (here and here), you know by now what a fan […]

Hans Zimmer and Johnny Marr Performing the Inception Movie Score

By Line6Angela On July 13th, Hans Zimmer and Johnny Marr did a live performance of some of the score from the Inception soundtrack. Johnny Marr used the M9 Stompbox Modeler in the recording of the soundtrack and during the performance. Honestly, I hadn’t paid much attention to the news on Inception until I had got […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]