Dave Hunter: Output Tube Types – Setting the Foundation of Your Tone

Learn why output tubes are an essential factor when it comes to tone, even when you’re choosing and dialing in amplifier models.

Jakko Jakszyk – Helix In the Court of the Crimson King

The guitarist and vocalist discusses Helix, his latest album, working with Robert Fripp, and more—plus shares three King Crimson presets.

Chad Boston’s “Family Style” Approach to Nerd Nirvana

Michael Molenda and group co-founder Chad Boston discuss the astonishing success of the ever-expanding Helix Family Facebook Group.

Jeff Schroeder on Sonic Inspiration and His Multi-Modulation Helix Preset (Free Download)

The Smashing Pumpkins and Night Dreamer guitarist shares musical ideas inspired by his super-vibey post-punk-style preset—with audio examples.

Not Guitar: Touch Guitarists Markus Reuter and Trey Gunn Conjure Cosmic Tones and Soundscapes From Helix

The singular progressive rockers divulge their deepest and darkest Helix secrets—and Reuter shares his “Glitch” and “Lead” presets.

Paul Freudenberg: Every Day Is Record Store Day When Your Record Label Releases Vinyl

Dig vinyl? You’re not alone. This is a tale of one man’s journey back to vinyl and the lifestyle and aesthetic choices that accompanied it.

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