JTV and POD HD500 Multi-effect: Building the Perfect Beast

In the last blog post, I talked about using the James Tyler Variax and POD® HD500 multi-effect pedal to tackle the daunting task of recreating and taking the vast array of tones created in the studio to the stage. My personal experience in the past has been that the results are one huge compromise. Unless, […]

Rocking Iraq with Catchpenny and POD xt Live

Rock and roll is an adventure. Anyone who says otherwise can take it up with Christian Schauf, singer/guitarist of Minneapolis rock band Catchpenny. His story includes more action than a summer blockbuster, and a soundtrack that’s as good. By Christian Schauf (Catchpenny) My guess is that anyone reading this blog shares a lot of similarities […]

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 […]

Gear Tips and Much More: Read the New Line 6 Blog!

Line 6 is constantly looking for new ways of making its users’ lives easier and more musical. The new Line 6 blog will offer our users (and all musicians) a sprawling online destination loaded with a variety of interesting content. As the blog grows, features will include helpful Line 6 gear tips, sanity-saving recording advice, […]