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A Tube Screamer for the Twenty-First Century

Today I am posting a review I wrote for Berklee’s Guitar Faculty newsletter, Open Position. I thought it would be nice to share it with a larger community of tone-seekers.

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The Dumble Phenomenon

This week, I want to touch on a very intriguing subject. I welcome your personal thoughts and shared experiences with this.

The Dynamic Tone Effect??

Have you ever played a gig and absolutely loved your tone at the beginning of the night….then somehow as the evening progressed, you found it increasingly more difficult to get a good sound

The Tone Power of the Stratocaster

One eye-opening revelation in the quest for tone happening to me back in the early ’90s: I was playing with a relatively popular Boston-based band called the Heavy Metal Horns.

Remixing Links

Student’s who are not in my Remixing course often ask me where they can find material to download for remixing. Below is a list of my favorite sites.

Copycat Cool

There’s a saying, “Copying is the highest form of flattery.” Copying is also one of the best ways to hone your production skills.

More Than a Mashup

A mashup (AKA bootleg) is taking two songs and beat-matching them together to create a new blended mix of both songs.

It’s Not Just the Gear!

It’s not the gear that makes great music. You’re the one that writes, plays, and produces the music, not the equipment.