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Line 6 POD HD500 tone “Hell’s Bells” by AC/DC

Here’s a rhythm guitar tone for playing “Hell’s Bells” by AC/DC.

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Line 6 POD HD500 tone “Ballerina 12/24” by Steve Vai

Here’s a rhythm guitar tone for playing “Ballerina 12/24” by Steve Vai.

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Line 6 POD HD500 tone “The Animal” by Steve Vai

Here’s a rhythm guitar tone for playing “The Animal” by Steve Vai.

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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 […]

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Mix Recipes: Clear and present vocals

Getting your vocals to sit right on top at the front of your mix is desirable for any vocal focused song. Lackluster vocal production is like a glowing neon sign that says, “home studio recording!” This tutorial covers a simple mix recipe for getting your vocals right out there in the front of your mix […]

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Mix Recipes: Heavy guitar Haas and EQ

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 […]

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DEAL: Link.MIDI 4×4 USB Interface

OVER: This deal has ended. They still have the stupid deal of the day going, but it isn’t for the MIDI controller anymore… The Stupid Deal of the Day is a Link.MIDI 4×4 USB MIDI interface. For all you MIDI addicts out there just getting by on a 1×1 interface, this is your chance to […]

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POD X3 Pro Tips & Tricks: MIDI CC Chart

Here is the long awaited MIDI CC chart for POD X3 Pro. Once Line 6 implement MIDI in POD X3 Live (and hopefully POD X3 over USB) I would imagine these CC numbers will be accurate for those units too. Tone 1 of your POD X3 responds to CC on the configured MIDI channel while […]

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Line 6 BackTrack and POD Farm

Line 6 have some new portable recording devices coming out soon (BackTrack series) and have revamped their TonePort hardware as POD Studio products (which now include a software plugin, no need for an extra purchase any more). POD Studio GX price check POD Studio UX1 price check POD Studio UX2 price check

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Book Review: The Business of Audio Engineering

The Business of Audio Engineering price check Recommended for you if you are starting out in or considering a career in the audio industry. Alternate title: War Stories – How NOT to get caught in the crossfire. Length: 205 pages split into 15 bite sized chapters and an appendix