This video shows five creative routings to allow running two to four wah pedals in parallel with Line 6 Helix. The five approaches are shown below and a download link is available for the templates. Get awesome Helix presets to sound like your favorite artists Download BRV parallel wah templates
This video shows five different ways to set up a solo boost with the Line 6 Helix. The first two Helix tips set up a boost before the modeled amp. This has the effect of boosting the input to the amp which can cause extra drive. This is often desirable. If you want a clean […]
Noise gates are essential in the modern home studio. All those computers, monitors, and other electronic gear can make a lot of noise through your guitar pickups. Line 6 Helix makes it easy to put a noise gate on your signal. The traditional Line 6 method is to use a noise gate effect or block […]
I have owned a Mesa Boogie TriAxis and Mesa Boogie Stereo Simul-Class 2:Ninety rig for years. I don’t use it much since I focus on the Line 6 stuff but everyone once in awhile I like to power it up and make some noise to justify still owning such a classy rig. I tried to […]
POD HD 500 does not automatically assign the toe switch for volume/wah. Here is how to set it up.
Here’s a rhythm guitar tone for playing “Hell’s Bells” by AC/DC.
Here’s a rhythm guitar tone for playing “Ballerina 12/24” by Steve Vai.
Here’s a rhythm guitar tone for playing “The Animal” by Steve Vai.
POD HD500 Initial Thoughts
Line 6 have released the next evolutionary step in their modeling family with the POD HD series. The new HD modeling aims to set new standards for routing flexibility, realism, feel and overall quality. Here are my initial thoughts after spending a little time with my new POD HD500 along with some comparisons to the […]
There are many approaches to mixing heavy guitar tracks. Striking a balance between clarity and thickness is a constant struggle. There is a general tendency in the recording of heavy music to layer many guitar tracks, but how do you maintain that razor’s edge clarity of a single track? Here is a mix recipe to […]