Jeff Schroeder on the Virtues of Running Delay and Reverb Before Distortion

The Smashing Pumpkins guitarist challenges convention and shares three vibey Helix presets as we mark the two year anniversary of Model Citizens.

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.

Not Guitar: How Tina Guo & Lisa Molinaro Make Cellos and Violas Rock with Line 6 Effects

Fuzz viola? Heavy metal cello? These innovative string players aren’t limited by convention (plus: Tina shares her “Banana” Helix preset).

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