How Les Paul Created His Extraordinary New Sound

Barry Cleveland details the singular techniques behind the visionary guitarist and inventor’s revolutionary recordings.

Jeff Schroeder: When I Dream of Amps …

The Smashing Pumpkins and Night Dreamer guitarist shares four of his “dream” multi-channel amp and effects Helix presets.

Allan Holdsworth’s Baby – The Story of the Yamaha UD-Stomp Delay Pedal

The legendary Allan Holdsworth (1946-2017) explains how he replaced vast arrays of rack delays with the Yamaha pedal he codesigned.

How Producer Michael Beinhorn Records Humongous Walls of Guitar

Producer Michael Beinhorn (Soundgarden, Ozzy Osbourne, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Aerosmith, Korn, Hole) shares his guitar recording techniques.

Jeff Schroeder Shares His Helix Shoegaze Tones

Jeff Schroeder (Smashing Pumpkins, Night Dreamer) offers a shoegaze guitar tone primer with audio examples and downloadable Helix presets.

Mary Halvorson’s DL4 Time Warp

Barry Cleveland discusses delay tactics with the highly acclaimed NYC jazz and free-improvisational guitarist.

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