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.

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.

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.

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.

Employee Spotlight: Dan Castillo, Lead Product Tester/Lab Coordinator

Before you came to Line 6 what was your experience working in the music industry? Before working at Line 6 I went to school for recording engineering.  I was in a band and used my education to record our album while working at the school helping students with their recording projects. How did you come […]

How to Record a Song – Part 2: Recording Guitar and Bass

Line 6′s Propellerhead Product Specialist Matt Piper shows you how to get started recording guitar and bass with your computer at home, including info on guitar amplifier microphone placement.

How to Record a Song – Part 1: Set Up

Want to record your own music at home with a computer, but not quite sure how to get started? Line 6′s Propellerhead Product Specialist Matt Piper shows you everything you’ll need to get started recording with your computer at home!

4 Reasons Why POD Studio is the Best Pro Tools 9 Interface

By Jim Dalrymple When Avid released Pro Tools® 9, one of the biggest developments was support for third-party USB audio interfaces. For Line 6 users, this means we can finally take full advantage of all the amazing hardware and software features of our POD Studio™ interfaces and use them in the Pro Tools platform. Here […]

Line 6 Guide to Home Recording, Part 3: DAW Software

Are you running the DAW software that’s right for you? Continuing the Line 6 Home Recording series, this article explores a few different software options and offers step-by-step instructions for one we think you’ll like. Make sure to read Part 1 (the Computer) and Part 2 (Choosing Microphones) of this series. By Philip De Lancie […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Recording a Film Score with The Faded

By Gene Blalock (The Faded) L.A. rockers The Faded have been avid Line 6 users for years. In this article, front man Gene Blalock describes how Line 6 gear helped him and the band score a documentary about a subject close to their hearts. In June 2009, I was asked if I would be willing […]

M13 and Teddy’s Tones, Pt. 1

Busy New York guitarist Teddy Kumpel has a lot of tone tricks up his sleeves. He shares a few favorites from his M13 Stompbox Modeler. By Teddy Kumpel M13 Stompbox Modeler is a device that can be used so many different ways I can’t imagine a player who it wouldn’t suit. I use it as […]

Making Music with Lacuna Coil and Line 6

Taking a break from the rigors of the road, Lacuna Coil guitarist Cris “Pizza” Migliore waxes historic about the Coil’s introduction to Line 6, and the gear that has changed the way the band makes music. By Cris “Pizza” Migliore (Lacuna Coil) The relationship between Lacuna Coil and Line 6 started almost 10 years ago, […]

Top 5 Secrets Bands Should Know (That Will Help Them Make Better Recordings)

By Travis Harrison Stop the insanity! Engineer and recording studio owner Travis Harrison constantly sees bands sabotaging themselves in the studio. Want to make better recordings? Know the secrets. 1. IF YOU’RE ON A BUDGET, DON’T BE TOO AMBITIOUS The majority of the bands I work with are on a limited budget. If you can […]

Recording With POD X3 Live: Teddy K. Bares All

By Teddy Kumpel Time is money for busy New York guitarist Teddy Kumpel. And when he’s in the recording studio, his time needs to be spent recording guitar tracks, not fiddling amp knobs. Teddy relies on Line 6 gear to record great tone and meet his deadlines. I played guitar on a record for Saul […]

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, […]